GENERAL JOB STATEMENT
The Farrowing Technician is responsible for assisting with the daily aspects of swine farrowing, including the maintenance of farrowing targets, individual sow and piglet care, feeding, farrowing, piglet health and vaccination program, nutrition, and record keeping.
The Breeding Technician is responsible for the daily aspects of swine breeding, including maintaining breeding and farrowing targets, daily AI breeding, semen inventory and delivery, herd health and vaccination program, nutrition, isolation and acclimation of replacement gilts, and record keeping
New Fashion Pork offers health, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability insurance options, 401K, PTO and paid holidays to new full-time employees on the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
Create a positive work environment for co-workers by leading from example.
Define personal and business short and long-term goals.
Positively represent the company at work and in the community.
Other Requirements and Responsibilities
All other tasks and responsibilities as may be required by NFP.
Attend staff meetings and trainings as scheduled and required.
Follow all safety rules and practices and encourage co-workers to do the same.
Follow all applicable biosecurity measures per NFP policies.
Regular and consistent attendance.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively.
Able to do basic math (i.e. adding subtracting, dividing, and multiplying).
Experience in swine industry preferred but not required.
Interacts closely with the Sow Farm Manager and the Farrowing and Breeding Department leads.
While 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.