Perdue Farms, Inc. Farm Tech (Farrowing) in Savonburg, Kansas
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
The Farrowing Tech assists in all aspects of farrowing and lactation in order to meet weekly shipping targets of full-value pigs. They will ensure that ALL animals across the farm have received proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding on a daily basis. They will also assist with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure proper procedures are followed for Day-One pig, fostering, etc.
Processing of piglets in accordance with company procedures
Proper treatment/care of sows in farrowing
Maintain cleaning/bedding of farrowing pens; and clean-out and disinfecting farrowing room after weaning
Keep, communicate, and report accurate records on a daily basis
Notify and discuss openly with management any problems, concerns or questions
Conserve farm resources such as supplies, equipment, and time
Promote cooperation within the unit and contributes to adequate staffing
Communicate openly and freely with others
Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor
- Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience working with and caring for livestock
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Ability to lead by example, and work with a team of 2-5 people
Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player
Environmental Physical Requirements
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.