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JBS USA ANIMAL BREEDER in Dalhart, Texas

Purpose & Scope: This position is responsible for assisting the sow farm in meeting production goals while promoting safety and wellbeing of self and other team members. This position is required to adhere at all times to Animal Welfare and Bio-Security protocols, guidelines, and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Basic sow/gilt care and handling (feeding/watering/moving/ventilation)

  • Operating machinery and equipment

  • Assisting with farrowing (birth)

  • Basic breeding functions (artificial insemination)

  • Handling and using sow production chemicals

  • Administering vaccinations and medicating sows and piglets

  • Cleaning and disinfection of facilities, including removal of mortality and waste

  • Works closely with other team members

  • Fills out treatment cards

  • Ear tagging

  • Attend safety meetings

  • Adhere to Animal Welfare policies

  • Power washing

  • Maintenance needs reported to management

  • Production/facility housekeeping duties

  • Various other tasks, as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Be a team-oriented, self-motivated, and positive attitude, with a strong work ethic

  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with or ability to learn farm technology (hand held devices/wand sows and other equipment, as necessary)

  • Ability to work weekends, as scheduled

  • Ability to continually bend, push, grasp, and pull up to 60 lbs

  • Continual walking and/or standing, up to 95% of the day

  • Reliable method of transportation required

  • Ability to work early 1 st shift hours or late 2 nd shift hours

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Bio-Security and swine production

Travel: Occasionally, within a 30-mile radius

EOE / VET/ DISABLED

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