JBS USA BREEDER SERVICE TECHNICIAN in Dequeen, Arkansas
Breeder Service TechnicianDe Queen Arkansas Complex (Nashville)GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for monitoring bird mortality, feed conversion, sizing, and scheduling. Works with contract growers by monitoring house conditions and providing recommendations on issues that can improve bird performance and reduce cost for the company and grower.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Helping coordinate functions and working with other techs in the Breeder Hen Department
Supervising and working with Contract and Company Owned breeder farms producers on a daily basis.
Weighing birds on a weekly basis and adjusting feed amounts to meet weight goals and production goals.
Keeping accurate records containing bird weight, feed amounts, production and hatch records.
Checking feed tank inventories weekly and ordering feed for each hen farm.
Maintaining proper Bio-Security measures on each farm and company vehicle.
Perform related tasks as required
BASIC SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have verifiable experience in the poultry industry preferably in Breeders and Pullets
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
Must have strong time management skills
Must have good communication skills in both verbal and written form
Must be a team player, committed to Continuous Improvement
Some computer skills required
Must be able to work in hot / cold dusty conditions
Confidentiality is a must
Must be able to work assigned hours/days - including occasional weekends - as required.
Bachelor's Degree in Poultry Science or related field desired or minimum of five years’ experience in Breeder / Pullet field