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Production Technician

Who Are We?

PIC is a market leader in porcine genetics and is uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated, research and development (R&D) function and an international distribution network. We breed and distribute the genes of the world's best pigs, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers, who are some of the world's biggest farmers and food producers.

Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.

 

Position Location: Adolphus, KY; Scottsville, KY; Adrian, MI; West Manchester, OH; Mound City, SD or Kipling, Saskatchewan, Canada

Open Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Production Technician position.

Follow the requirements and guidelines of the Company’s Safety Program

Maintain facility bio-security.

Abide by all company policies, procedures and guidelines as directed by farm leadership.

Flexibility with a willingness to change plans according to the direction of farm leadership

Work as a team player by accomplishing daily department work requirements and farm goals.

Assist in moving animals and maintaining efficient animal flows.

Sanitize and wash multiple areas on the farm using high pressure equipment.

Feed, water, vaccinate, and perform general animal husbandry tasks including basic veterinary procedures.

Process piglets, which includes: Injecting medications, castrating, docking tails, and ear tagging.

Maintain accurate production information and update all department records as required.

Treat sick animals with a variety of pharmaceuticals by injection, oral application, and/or other methods as required.

Assist with maintaining barn, office cleanliness, and laundry duties.

Follow the Company’s animal care policies and procedures including: providing a physical environment that meets the animal’s needs, providing access to adequate water and high quality feed, providing humane treatment of the animals, providing identification and appropriate treatment of animals in need of health care and following the guidelines for euthanasia.

Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental laws and procedures.

Report all environmental issues immediately to their supervisor.

Read and understand the company’s emergency notification process and how it applies to their specific worksite.

Responsible for understanding all safety requirements of the job and for performing the job in compliance with the safety requirements.

Effective communication with teammates and supervisors in order to effectively achieve goals. All other duties as assigned necessary for the care of in the swine and/or the swine facility.

 

The Candidate:

Previous livestock handling helpful.

Ability to do hard physical labor.

Strong commitment to team work.

Willingness to shower daily in and out of facility

Ability to follow instructions and deal with standardized situations.

Must be able to work an average 48 hour week, which can vary frequently.

Weekend, evening, and holiday work required as needed.

Must be on call to work in emergency situations to include but not limited to, power outages or personnel shortages.

 

What Can We Offer You?

At Genus, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, together with the opportunities that come with working for a global organization. We offer an environment where personal growth in encouraged.

If you are interested in playing a key role for one of the most innovative and highly regarded companies in our industry, this is the business for you.