Poultry Technical Advisor
Job Description The Keith Smith Company | E G G – C E L L E N C E The Keith Smith Company With over 60 years of “egg-cellence,”the Keith Smith Company is the largest independent producer and provider of broiler hatching eggs to the poultry industry in the U.S. and abroad. We believe our product is the best hatching egg available today, and here’s why:Excellent Breed Options and AvailabilitySuperior Nutrition for Greater Hatch Rate and Maximum YieldStringent Testing Program ensures Health and High Hatch RateHighest Bio-Security Standards ensure Safe ProductsDependable Delivery System for Domestic and International Markets At Keith Smith, our dedicated professionals offer extensive experience in and knowledge of the worldwide poultry market. Our goal is to understand each client’s individual needs and specific market demands. As the leading producer of quality hatching eggs, we not only offer an “egg-cellent”product, we arrange for speedy, dependable delivery–whether domestic or international–and give excellent technical service and advice after the sale.Keith Smith is committed to supporting and maximizing your operation’s efficiency, yield and profitability . Count on the proven tradition of Keith Smith “egg-cellence”for all your hatching egg needs. This position is responsible for auditing and advising all company standards while assisting the contract growers with management of their flocks to aid in producing quality hatching eggs. Responsibilities and Tasks:Develop and maintain a good working relationship with assigned contract growersMaintains productive Grower relationship s through good verbal communication and weekly service reportsMonitors and ensures that the Grower adjusts ventilation, drinkers, feeders, dead bird disposal and lighting.Reviews Egg QualityMonitors and tracks egg productionAdvises growers related to best practice, policies & procedures, bio-security, etc.Weigh birds according to scheduleMonitor and observe vaccination crewsMonitor farm conditionsCheck equipment at farmMonitor bird healthReport farm issues to Breeder Manager as needed Preferred Education and Experience:A minimum of two years experience in the agricultural field, preferably poultry and general knowledge of animal science and agriculture preferred.Bachelors degree in Poultry Science, Agriculture or related agricultural field. Job Type: Full-time Salary: $36,500.00 /year We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Apply for this job.