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JBS USA HUMANE HANDLING TECHNICIAN in Louisville, Kentucky

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

DATE: March 29, 2022

POSITION: Humane Handling Tech – 2 nd shift

DEPARTMENT: Quality Control – Reports to Animal Welfare Manager

LOCATION: Louisville

SALARY CLASS : Salary Non – Exempt (Hourly)

OPENINGS: 1

FUNCTION:

  • Observe and assist transporters to verify that company procedures and USDA rules and regulations are being followed with respect to receiving and unloading hogs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of meat industry is preferred

  • Basic math skills

  • Good people skills

  • Self-motivated - work well without direct supervision

  • Must be able to work with live hogs, follow and enforce humane handling guidelines.

  • Ability to follow instructions

  • High School degree or GED required

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Verify that all humane handling SOP’s are being carried out, including scheduling, unloading, training, and handling of non-ambulatory animals.

  • Including hands on helping with difficult hogs – both in the truck and the drive alleys.

  • Monitor/assist in slow hog movement & correct SOP coverage.

  • These activities periodically (as time allows) will be monitored, audits may be performed as needed and document deficiencies.

  • Maintain good communication with USDA/FSIS in matters related to humane handling.

  • Ensure that animals are being properly transported by monitoring equipment and seasonal preparation.

  • Assist in response to emergency situations.

  • Maintain implementation of the four elements of the Systematic Approach during each shift.

  • Participate on facility Animal Welfare Team.

  • Performs various other duties as determined by the Livestock Handling Manager.

  • Attend scheduled and called meetings.

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

If interested, please apply online at jobs.jbssa.com/apply

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability

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