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Meat Bird Serviceperson in Green Forest, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Meat Bird Serviceperson

Position Purpose

The Meat Bird Serviceperson provides supervision and support for assigned contract turkey growers; provides good husbandry practices for assigned farms; continually strives to provide the best quality/least cost production.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Informs and advises the Live Operations Manager of status and performance of flocks
  • Maintains accurate records of flock mortality, performance, and medications
  • Determines most cost efficient means of producing high quality and least cost turkeys on contract grower farms
  • Diagnoses and treats diseases of turkeys in accordance with guidelines set forth by Corporate Veterinarian and Grow Out Manager
  • Maintains constant contact with contract growers in order to address concerns and policies
  • Reviews and explains all flock settlements with contract growers and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Implements and evaluates field projects as assigned
  • Participates in the Service Department's weekly production meetings
  • Assists in projecting weekly performance estimates and cost savings projects
  • Understands the processes, diseases, and medications of live turkey operations
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Have sufficient computer skills to communicate, input, and analyze data including use of spreadsheets and word processing

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences, Poultry Science, Biology, or a related field (or equivalent training and experience)
  • 2 years of relevant experience

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