Wean/Finishing Fieldsman

Full time @Eichelberger Farms in Production Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 41103
  • Experience 1-2 years

Job Description

Primary Objective

The primary objective of the Wean/Finish Technician is to be the face of Eichelberger Farms to their assigned contract growers. Through weekly site visits, the Wean/finish Technician will ensure the welfare of the animal, while able to perform the primary responsibilities safely.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Valid US Driver’s license with a good driving record
  • English is not required but will be helpful.

Physical Job Requirements

  • Frequent lifting of 5lbs up to 25lbs
  • Occasional lifting more than 25lbs up to 75lbs
  • Requires a lot of physical movements such as bending, stretching, walking, squatting, pulling, pushing, lifting, and working on your feet.

Work Environment

  • Requires travel to finishing sites (local and non-local)
  • Loud
  • Dusty
  • Live interaction with animals (large and small)
  • Work schedule M-F and weekends

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensuring proper animal care for wean to finish sites.
  • Feeding, watering, and conditioning pigs
  • Environmental control such as ventilation settings
  • Vaccinating and treating pigs
  • Handling, moving pigs, and sorting pigs.
  • Production data collection and other assigned paperwork
  • Dead animal removal

Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain facilities in clean, organized, and functional condition.
    • Power washes, sweep aisles, and remove debris.
  • Maintain/Report the repair of malfunctioning equipment or facilities.
  • Regular and consistent attendance
  • Follow all biosecurity protocols in place to maintain operations disease-free.
  • Follow all safety protocols while performing every task.
  • Comply with animal welfare policies.
  • Other activities as assigned.

Required skills

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