JBS USA PRODUCTION HOURLY-Team Lead II - INTERNAL PREFERRED in Dalhart, Texas
Purpose & Scope:
This position is responsible for assisting the farm meet production goals while focusing on breeding targets with accurate record keeping. A successful Team Lead II exhibits great leadership skills by showcasing knowledge, competencies, and leadership to the team members while providing direction on sow breeding techniques, sow production protocols, and inventory control. Team Lead II recognizes the contributions of every team member and encourages them to work together, sharing ideas and maintaining good relationships in the execution of production tasks. Team Lead II promotes the safety and wellbeing of all team members all while helping meet the production goals.
Oversee, tattooing or tagging of animals to allow animal identification.
Ensure accurate recording of animal characteristics such as weights, growth patterns, and diets.
Assist in complete breeding procedure: insemination, feeding, coordinating farm activities, detection of illness, administrating vaccinations and/or medication and any other activity farm needs help with
Weekly sow inventory reporting/audits
Analyze data to improve farm production/parity structure
Selecting and Training coworkers for data entry
Manage animal nutrition, including feeding and watering animals, and cleaning and disinfecting pens, enclosures, and yards.
Direct examination animals to detect symptoms of illness or injury. Treat minor injuries and ailments and contact veterinarians to obtain treatment for animals with serious illnesses or injuries.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Bilingual – English and Spanish required (verbal and written)
Ability to stand, stoop, and walk constantly
Occasional lift, push, or pull up to 60lbs
Required 4 year degree in Animal Science or related field or equivalent experience
1 year breeding/sow production experience
Strong communication and listening skills
Proficient with computer systems: Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PPT
Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
Ability to effectively lead and/or work in a team environment
Be a team oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethic
Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Familiarity with Bio-Security
Proven safety track and awareness
Travel: Occasional travel required