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JBS USA CHICK FLOOR LEAD PERSON in Natchitoches, Louisiana


  • Must have excellent attendance habits.

  • Must be self-motivated

  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish is a plus.

  • Must be able prepare chick delivery tickets, stack orders, mortality cards and all other chick processing documents.

  • Must be able to check all equipment for readiness prior to start up and breaks, as well as ensure all team members are in place for processing.

  • Must be able to take boxes of chicks from the counter lines and stack onto metal pallets up to 16 high as needed. Boxes of chicks weigh 10lbs a box ( also boxes picked up at thigh height and can be set down from 5” from the floor to a height of 6’ from the floor.) and to push or pull a full dolly of chicks to the chick holding area. These dollies can weigh up to 1200 lbs.

  • Must be able to assist with loading and unloading of chick trailers.

  • Must be able to count and take an inventory of each flock, maintain hatch records while processing, mix vaccine as needed and ensure proper box counts for every load, as well as other animal welfare checks.

  • Must be able to perform cleanup of the chick processing area and equipment.

  • Must clean the vaccine mixing area, vaccine equipment, and change tubing weekly.

  • Must be able to keep accurate vaccine inventories and nitrogen levels checks.

  • Work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 6am until processing is complete. Must be able to work holidays as scheduled. Sundays may be scheduled at times during the year to work around holidays. All work schedules are subject to change.

  • Must be able to work in warm and dusty environments.

  • Must be able to obtain a PIT license.

  • Properly candle eggs for fertility checks.

  • Must be able to cross train for the egg room attendant’s position.

  • Perform all other task assigned by management as needed.