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Wean/Finish Fieldsman

About this Job:

Primary Objective

The primary objective of the Wean/Finish Fieldsman is to be the face of Eichelberger Farms to their assigned contract growers and employees. Through weekly site visits, the Wean/Finish Fieldsman will oversee the development and production of market hogs, play an active role to ensure the welfare of animals, and help deliver high-quality pork. This person will be able to perform the primary responsibilities in a safe manner while keeping the Company’s best interest in mind.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability

  • Basic reading and writing skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must function as a team player

Physical Job Requirements

  • Lifting
    • Frequent lifting of 5lbs up to 45lbs
    • Occasional lifting in excess of 25lbs up to 75lbs
  • Requires lots of physical movements such as bending, stretching, walking, squatting, and working on your feet.
  • Requires ability to drive extensively in a safe manner during all weather conditions.

Work Environment

  • Inside of swine finishing barns.
  • Interaction with live animals
  • Exposed to the season’s dust and pollen

Primary Responsibilities

  • Check feeders for proper adjustment.
  • Report complete inventories when barns fill.
  • Check grower paperwork for treatments, deaths, maintenance, etc.
  • Work directly with Eichelberger Farms veterinary to provide injectable and water treatment programs for health issues.
  • Make pre-barn inspections of sites to make sure barns are ready for the next group.
  • Work directly with growers to improve their management and caretaking skills.
  • Make visual inspections of each barn.
  • Collect and send in tissue samples for diagnostics

 

Requirement:

• Wean finish experience
• Ability to speak, read, and write English
• Must have a driver’s license

Salary:
Experience:
1-2 years
How to apply:

Visit our website: www.eichelbergerfarms.com/careers or Catalina Inarrito 319-256-6912

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