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Sow Herdsman – 2nd Shift

About this Job:

Tosh Farms is a rapidly growing, family owned crop and swine production business with over 400 employees. As part of that growth, we are looking for a compassionate, energetic, and committed individual to join us in providing the best care to our swine herd. You can join an innovative team and feel proud to be a part of the largest hog operation in TN – where the company owner was recently recognized as Farm Journals 2019 Top Producer.

In this role you should expect to:

  • Work in a cohesive team environment to provide excellent daily, essential care to swine herd
  • Assist with farrowing, breeding and gestation
  • Move animals using safe handling practices
  • Wean pigs according to farm protocols
  • Load and unload pigs as scheduled
  • Provide proactive and responsive care to promote wellness amongst herd
  • Adhere to all bio-security standards (ex. showering in and out of facilities)
  • Help ensure cleanliness and sanitation of work area
  • Work weekend and holiday hours as required on a rotational basis
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

What’s in it for you:

  • Rewarding opportunities in a growing company where your contributions are recognized
  • Potential for monthly bonus
  • Excellent benefits such as- health insurance, dental and vision coverage, short term disability, life insurance, 401k with company match, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement for employee and children

Tosh Farms does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requirement:

What you’ll need to succeed in this role:

  • Animal care experience preferred but not required
  • Work under limited supervision
  • Demonstrate independent decision-making skills in a fast-paced work environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable transportation to get to and from work located in a rural area

Physical requirements of this role:

  • Ability to stand/kneel/bend/stoop/walk for extended periods of time (8-10 hours a day)
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs frequently
Salary:
How to apply:

Head to toshfarms.net, click on the Careers tab, and then select the Available Positions. From there you can apply for any or all of our positions. 

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