SUMMARY:This position is responsible for leading and directing a team of grow-out caretakers to achieve pedigree farm objectives. The essential functions of this position include: achieving production targets, achieving a culture of biosecurity and animal welfare; achieving a culture of safety; having and developing qualified and effective team members and communicating and collaborating appropriate pedigree related objectives. Competencies that are essential to this position include: Functional/Technical, Drive for Results, Planning, Managing/Measuring Work, Time Management, Building Effective Teams, Ethics/Values, Motivating, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, and Developing Self/Others.REQUIREMENTS:Education: Requires broad knowledge in a general professional field, normally acquired through four (4) years of college resulting in a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.Experience:Two (2) plus years poultry related experience.Computer Skills: Must be proficient in Microsoft programs. Supervisory : Directly supervises up to fifteen (15) team members. Travel: Minimal travel.
Biosecurity: The jobsite is a biosecure environment which requires showering before entering the facility and could require multiple showers during the work day. Appropriate clothing and footwear is provided by the Company. No jewelry may be worn on the jobsite except for medical ID jewelry. Must be willing to sign an agreement to avoid any avian species (chickens, ducks, birds). The Company Animal Welfare Policy must be followed at all times. Must be willing to follow the guidelines in all Cobb Farm/Hatcheries Biosecurity Standards.Physical: Must use safe lifting techniques. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk or hear. The team member must occasionally lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds. Personal Protective Equipment Required: When visiting facilities is expected to follow the required safety procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment.To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.