GENERAL JOB STATEMENT
Wean to Finish Herdsperson is responsible for assisting with the daily aspects
of wean to finish production including, but not limited to daily care of wean
to finish pigs, wean pig placement, individual and group medication, record
keeping, and minor facility maintenance.
This position will require travel among multiple sites within the pig
for health, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability following 60
days of employment. Eligible for PTO and holiday pay following 90 days of
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
with day-to-day care of wean to finish barns.
with the administration of vaccination, and consulting with service staff and
company veterinarian on individual and group treatments.
accurate pig count, pig placement, sorting, and quality control.
responsibility will be to care for the wean pigs in each barn until a portion
of the pigs are moved to finishing at approximately 8 weeks.
for load in and load out of pigs.
all records are filled out accurately and completely and faxed into the
Production Records Department in a timely manner.
for ordering feed in a timely manner from the NFP Feed Department.
in minor facility maintenance.
strict bio-security protocol, and consult company veterinarian with questions.
Environmental Manager of any environmental issues immediately.
a positive work environment for co-workers by leading from example.
personal and business short and long-term goals.
represent the company at work and in the community.
Requirements and Responsibilities
other tasks and responsibilities as may be required by NFP.
staff meetings and trainings as scheduled and required.
all safety rules and practices and encourage co-workers to do the same.
all applicable biosecurity measures per NFP policies.
and consistent attendance.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND
to independently schedule activities.
to communicate effectively.
and interpret procedure manuals.
School diploma or GED required.
closely with the Wean to Finish Supervisor and other Contract Growers.
performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary
ambulatory skills sufficient to move throughout the farm; and the ability to
stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb 4-foot gates, and manipulate (lift,
carry, move) medium to heavy weights of 50-75 pounds. Requires good hand-eye
coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.
Frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and communicate.