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Associate Hog Buyer

About this Job:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for handling livestock.

Duties include: Sort, count, weigh, tattoo and pen all animals in a hog yard environment; book local hog deliveries and keep accurate booking schedule for maintaining plant slaughter operations; learn grade and yield kill sheet information weight docks and other buying procedures; act as a station relief buyer in absence of manager for training and vacation relief.


Education: BS degree in Animal Science or Agriculture preferred.

Experience: Previous swine experience preferred.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written skills are beneficial.

Special Skills: Must be highly motivated in running a successful business.

Travel: Overnight travel.

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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