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JBS USA Animal Breeder - Holly, CO in Holly, Colorado

This position is required to adhere at all times to Animal Welfare and Bio-Security protocols, guidelines, and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Must take active role in safety program including following safety procedures, enforcement of policy and continued training.

  • Must take active role in bio-security program including enforcement of policy and continued training.

  • Must recognize and report any broken or faulty equipment to their supervisor.

  • Meet company expectations for attendance at work and punctuality.

  • Follow all rules and procedures from both the employee handbook and direct rules and procedures from supervisor.

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and trainingand be willing to participate and take an active role in system improvement teams.

  • Maintain a good working relationship with all co-workers.

  • Must be receptive to constructive criticism by co-workers and supervisors.

  • Perform all required duties in a timely manner as outlined in the S.O.P (Standard Operating Procedure).

  • Understand and demonstrate farm Bio-Security Requirements

  • Achieve PQA+ (Pork Quality Assurance Training).

  • Understand and demonstrate correct handling techniques at all timesfor animals of all ages.

  • Understand and demonstrate safe and efficient power washing techniques (under indirect supervision).

  • Understand and demonstrate the need for correct methods of medication handling and storage.

  • Understand and demonstrate correct methods of euthanasia of animals.

  • Understand and demonstrate correct methods of dead animal disposal (incinerator, composting and other forms).

  • Understand and demonstrate correct methods of treating andvaccinatinganimals of all ages.

  • Understand and demonstrate all aspects of processing of pigletsincluding castration.

  • Understand and demonstrate general housekeeping and sanitation skills (example; laundry, showers, medication rooms).

  • Understand and demonstrate under direct supervision artificial insemination protocols andprocedures.

  • Understand and demonstrate under direct supervision semen handling, and heat detection and breeding of weaned sows,giltsand opportunity animals.

  • Understand and demonstrate proper techniques of feeding in breeding, gestation, and lactation.

  • Understand and demonstrate proper techniques of sow monitoring in farrowing.

  • Understand and demonstrate proper techniques of day 0-3 pig care.

  • Understand and demonstrate proper techniques of sorting and fostering.

  • Understand and demonstrate proper techniques of manure feedback.

  • Understand and demonstrate proper techniques of prostaglandin use.

  • Ensures that all Bio-security procedures outlined byTriOak Foodsare followed.

  • Ensure that all animal welfare procedures outlined byTriOak Foodsare followed.

  • All other duties as may be assigned.

Success Factors:

  • Willingness to listen and learn.

  • Ability to be a team player.

  • Able to work in a physically demanding environment.

  • Able to work weekends and holidays as required.

  • Display honesty,trustworthinessand dependability at all times.

  • Show pride in work well done.

  • Berespectfullyof others.

  • Maintain strong work ethic.

  • Show initiative to seek other work upon completion of a task.

Job Qualifications:

  • Be able to liftin excess of50lbs moving up to 100 yards daily, be able to lift 15 lbs. repeatedly on a daily basis from side to side for at least 1 hour. Push and/or pull a minimum of 500 lbs. in a cart with wheels when required. Squat tofloor, grip small objects with ease and twist at least 45 degrees.

  • Be capable of repeated actions.

  • Be responsive to visible signs of animal discomfort.

  • Be responsive to verbal alarms and sounds of animals.

  • Be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing with other employees and company contacts.

  • Be able to move, load and unload animals 600 plus pounds.

  • Be able to walk and stand for long periods of time on different surfaces including concrete.

  • Be able to climb in and out of crates and over obstacles.

  • Be able climb different types of ladders including feed bin ladders.

  • Be able to maintain balance on all surfaces.

  • Be able to retain and perform written and spoken instructions.

  • Must not own or live near any swine. Must not live with anyone who has contact with swine.

P hysical Requirements:

  • During summer months outside temperatures can be over 100 degrees forentirescheduled workday.

  • During winter months outside temperatures can be below zero for entire scheduledworkday.

  • During and after heavy rains or snowfalls the road in and around the farms can become extremely muddy, snow covered, icy and difficult to maneuver on.

  • During different job duties the noise inside or outside barns can become very loud.

  • Will be exposed daily to odors, dusts andgasesthat may be uncomfortable or hazardous if proper procedures are not followed.

  • Will be exposed to electrical boxes and electrical machinery that are not to be entered or repaired by those who are not certified in basic electrical training and/or lock out tag out by the Safety Coordinator.

  • Will be exposed daily to procedures that cause contact with hazardous materials.

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits :

  • Benefits : Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;

  • Paid Time Off :vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;

  • 401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule.

  • Better Futures Program – Online Classes or select2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!

  • Supervisor Development Program : Opportunityto grow your career through leadership training.

EOE/Vet/Disability

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