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Pedigree Farm Manager in Decatur, AR at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Reference Code: 005405-Decatur

 

Pedigree Breeder Farm Manager is responsible for ensuring safety, quality and efficiency in brooding and grow out operations.  This position will be responsible for scheduling the preparation of housing for brooding, grow out, and laying periods along with loadout, cleaning, and maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with Human Resources to resolve an team member issues.
  • Manage brooding and grow out periods.
  • Manage feed restriction program of breeders coming into production and throughout egg production cycle.
  • Manage lighting program for breeders coming into production and throughout egg production cycle.
  • Schedule feed and shavings delivery.
  • Schedule and oversee loadout and delivery of parent stock pullets to commercial breeders.
  • Oversee load out of spent hens.
  • Oversee clean out and turnaround of breeder houses.
  • Enforce biosecurity practices on company breeder farms.
  • Enforce humane treatment of birds.
  • Act as a leader within company.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years in commercial farming is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Animal or Poultry sciences is preferred with experience with broiler breeders and/or pullets.
  • Strong working knowledge of operating commercial farming equipment.
  • Able to organize work schedules to complete daily, weekly and monthly tasks.
  • Promote team environment and facilitate cross-functional teams to drive safety, quality and productivity improvements.
  • Computer skills including Google Suite platforms.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold/Crystal Lake Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite at https://careers.wlfoods.com/.