Smith HUB Lead in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary: 

The Smith HUB Lead is responsible for overseeing farm operations, including but not limited to: checking feed tanks, overseeing the farm houses and farm production on the farms, as well as overseeing farm staff.

Essential Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:

•         Ensures compliance with Animal Care and Well Being procedures/guidelines and monitors birds’ health and reports to management

•         Assisting with preventative maintenance and repairs on farm grounds and buildings

•         Responsible for checking feed levels

•         Participates in work activities to increase productivity

•         Monitors environmental conditions of farm houses and adjusts the lighting program as required

•         Ensures compliance with biosecurity guidelines and enforces sanitation procedures

•         Responsible for ventilation changes based on weather changes and birds growing

•         Build brooding pens as directed

•         Responsible for the security of the farm, monitoring traffic and visitors and reporting unauthorized activity

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•         Ability to work a seven days each week.

•         Ability to understand oral and written instructions, and perform tasks required for poultry production

•         Ability to perform essential duties in a safe and efficient manner.

•         Knowledge of Animal Care Well Being and Bio-Security policies and procedures, and ability to ensure compliance with those guidelines.

•         Ability to maintain and record job related data.

•         Ability to work with treatment products, chemicals, and cleaners, such as detergents, disinfectants, etc.

•         Basic skills in reading, writing, and arithmetic. 

•         Ability to perform work that is repetitive in nature.

•         Ability to operate small farm tractors, riding mower, and self-propelled roto-tillers.

•         Ability to perform independent work, requiring initiative and self-discipline

Physical Requirements:

•         Standing for long periods of time.  Walking long distances.

•         Grip, grasp or twist using hands and wrists

•         Lift, carry, push, and/or pull 50lbs or more.

•         Lift overhead 20lbs or more.

•         Bend and/or stoop repetitively throughout out shift.

•         Working with live animals in a farm environment.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

•         Working in a farm environment, including working outdoors and in seasonal conditions such as:

Ø  Working in very hot temperatures.

Ø  Working in very cold temperatures.

Ø  Working in dry and/or dusty environment.

Ø  Working in damp and/or wet climate.

•         Working with live animals, and the associated environment, including but not limited to:

Ø  Working around foul odors.

Ø  Working in a loud/noisy environment.

Ø  Working in an environment with substantial dust circulation. 

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