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Hatchery Manager in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

Summary

The hatchery manager oversees and provides direction for day-to-day operations of the hatchery. 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Manages hatchery team providing guidance and direction to supervisors to ensure efficient operation to meet company goals and standards
  • Ensures adherence to employee safety, animal care and well-being, and quality control policies and procedures
  • Manages egg inventory determining egg procurement needs and egg set schedules
  • Plans and schedules poult deliveries to farms and provides instruction to drivers
  • Manages poult delivery drivers and ensures compliance with all DOT documentation requirements
  • Tracks, documents, and evaluates hatchery performance to ensure performance meets set standards
  • Supervise drivers and ensure that all DOT compliance and related documents are maintained
  • Oversees maintenance program ensuring technicians keep hatchery equipment well-maintained
  • Make sure all critical supplies are ordered, inventory is maintained and available.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

  • Prior experience in managing teams with demonstrated leadership skills and ability to interact with all levels of management and employees, required
  • Working knowledge and experience in hatching operations including incubation and hatching required; 5 years hatchery or live production experience, preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with animal care and well-being, strongly desired
  • Strong problem solving, attention-to-detail, analytical skills skill a must
  • Requires basic computer skills in MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word); Prior experience with MTECH is preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter, self-motivator, results-oriented
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Adept at conflict management and resolution
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:  4 year degree with Agricultural Related Curriculum, preferred

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