Animal Breeder Job Description Sample
Junior Tobacco Breeder
We are currently seeking a Junior Tobacco Breeder to join us at our Center for Research and Technology. The successful candidate will be a member of the biotechnology group responsible for the development and implementation of new research platforms to support the tobacco breeding program and to coordinate with internal and external parties the seed production and processing of pre-commercial tobacco varieties.
Specific accountabilities include:
Developing and implementing a tobacco double haploid platform.
Researching and developing methods to improve and accelerate plant breeding.
Collaborating with the gene discovery group in the development of markers for genotyping targeted tobacco traits.
Supporting the breeding program on plant selection, disease screenings, hybridizations, sample collection and seed harvest.
Performing data entry and analysis for experimental and pre-commercial lines from field and greenhouse studies.
Supporting seed production and processing of pre-commercial tobacco varieties with farmers, seed companies and regulatory agencies.
Building organizational capability and fostering an environment of continuous improvement; keeping abreast of new technical, regulatory, and commercialization developments in the field.
Breeder Service Technician
JOB TITLE: Breeder Service Tech
LOCATION: Breeder Department – Pittsburg
Will be responsible for:
Helping coordinate functions and working with other techs in the Breeder Hen Department
Supervising and working with Contract and Company Owned breeder farms producers on a daily basis.
Weighing birds on a weekly basis and adjusting feed amounts to meet weight goals and production goals.
Keeping accurate records containing bird weight, feed amounts, production and hatch records.
Checking feed tank inventories weekly and ordering feed for each hen farm.
Maintaining proper Bio-Security measures on each farm and company vehicle.
Perform related tasks as required
Must have verifiable experience in the poultry industry preferably in Breeders and Pullets
Must be self motivated and able to work independently
Must have strong time management skills
Must have good communication skills in both verbal and written form
Must be a team player, committed to Continuous Improvement
Some computer skills required
Must be able to work in hot / cold dusty conditions
Confidentiality is a must
Bachelor's Degree in Poultry Science or related field desired or minimum of five years experience in Breeder / Pullet field
If interested and qualified, please notify your supervisor and contact the Pittsburg Human Resources Office
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Title: Breeder Manager
This position directs and coordinates breeder operations to ensure the delivery of a quality product. Duties include scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of work as a Manager (or equivalent) over Breeder Service Techs. Has approval authority of personnel actions such as hirings, terminations, and disciplinary actions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs the day-to-day breeder operations to ensure the required quantity and quality of hatch eggs are available for hatcheries.
Implements and monitors all pullet and breeder production programs. Ensures the training and development of all pullet and breeder flock supervisors.
Provides communication and direction for all contract pullet and breeder producers.
Directs programs for growing broilers for all contract broiler producers.
Monitors the development of all contract pullet and breeder producers as well as the development of the pullet placements, moves, vaccinations, and sales to ensure proper hatch egg numbers.
Provides performance and cost numbers to accounting and upper management.
Monitors pullet and breeder flock health and adherence to blood testing procedures.
Monitors and promotes driver safety with all service people.
BASIC SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
5 years of management experience in a directly related field.
5 years of directly related experience in poultry grow-out operations.
Computer skills to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook). SAP experience preferred.
Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external partners.
Must be able to work varying shifts, holidays and weekends as needed.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelors Degree in a related field preferred.
Breeder Maint Tech B 1St Shift - Breeders
Perform basic work associated with the repair and maintenance of equipment, systems and buildings of basic production areas and other company areas.
As required, consistent with all applicable policies and procedures.
Have basic math skills (+, -, x) high school level
Maintain a valid drivers license
Able to twist, stoop, bend, squat, lift, carry and reach while working on equipment
Must be able to be on feet continuously and walk for periods of time
Work under dust conditions - Must be able to wear respiratory protection if needed
Good communication skills
Able to work scheduled weekends or holidays
Must be able to work unsupervised
- Previous employment in maintenance related field
Excellent pay and benefit package including health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, vacation, holidays, flexible spending accounts, retirement savings plan with 401K match, continuing education, and much more.
Jennie-O Turkey Store is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the efforts of the Early generation in the NA barley breeding program.
Data analysis and summaries; timely variety advancement decisions
Evaluate early generation and advanced material for agronomic, malting and brewing potential.
Supervise Assistant Plant Breeders in the evaluation of barley lines. In-Field variety evaluation.
Integrate the results from various programs, malt quality, pathology, genomics, field trials to identify superior barley genotypes.
Assist ABI's Director of Global Barley Research and other personnel in ABI in determining appropriate strategy for barley development and deployment.
Collaborate with Managers of Malt Quality, Plant Pathology and Genomics to determine best research approaches for barley variety development.
Participate in report preparation by coordinating data summarization and analysis to provide outside personnel information about the breeding program.
Improve plant breeding knowledge through college courses, workshops, seminars, professional meetings and staff training to enhance job performance.
Design and develop new plant breeding methodology and field plot techniques to enhance performance of the breeding program. New technology evaluation.
Industry A-B communication, presentations and meetings.
Primary purpose and function of position
Primary purpose is to develop new barley varieties for north america that provide anheuser-busch inbev with barley raw material supply for high quality beer.
Function of position is technical and operational. providing direction and management of north america barley breeding program from initial breeding work to advancement into malting and brewing evaluation process.
Involves working with a wide network of scientists worldwide and understanding ABI's barley, malt and beer production needs for quality factors.
Qualifications for Position:
Ph.D. in Plant Breeding or related field.
Experience in field plot techniques - statistical design of field trials, observations in the field.
Knowledge of genetics and plant breeding methods.
Ability and willingness to travel extensively.
Ability to lead a research program.
Citrus Rootstock Horticulturist And Breeder
Citrus Rootstock Horticulturist and Breeder
Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201711093064 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $51,936 - $83,520
Under supervision, provide oversight of the rootstock experiments at LREC, UCR, CVARS and privately owned experimental sites that are part of our Citrus Research Board funded project entitled: Integrated Citrus Breeding and Evaluation for California. Assist other researchers in planning and conducting experiments. Perform hybridizations of Citrus, Poncirus and related species, propagate trees both by seed germination and grafting/budding techniques and maintain trees in the greenhouse. Collect and analyze plant tissue samples and data on plant performance. Communicate with growers and other researchers.
Driver's license is required to travel out in the field to do research.
Education and experience: Bachelor's degree in horticultural science, agronomy or plant science, or plant pathology with horticultural experience. Must have a basic understanding of plant breeding, genetics and statistics.
Ability to read, write and speak Spanish.
At least 2 years work experience with Citrus.
Current knowledge of State and Federal quarantine regulations relating to citrus.
Experience in plant breeding, experimental design.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
Graduate School of Education
- 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering
- 71st among ranked schools
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Breeder Farm Crew
This position is responsible for entry level non-skilled general labor while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.
Applicants will be considered for general labor opening on the breeder farm crew. Standing, walking, bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, pulling, and reaching are required. These positions work in a dusty, hot and humid to cold and damp environment.
If an applicant meets Tyson's minimum requirements for consideration, they may be contacted for an interview. For biosecurity reasons, applicants cannot own or have contact with any wild or domestic fowl.
Your application is only active for the current month in which you applied. You will need to reapply next month to have an active application and be considered for employment.
Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.
We started MedMen with a simple vision; cannabis as a consumer product. It is a simple idea with profound consequences for how marijuana is cultivated, produced and marketed. Quality standards matter, best practices matter, brand reputation matters. Today, MedMen is the most dominant cannabis enterprise in the emerging legal marijuana industry.
Responsible for developing and managing a world-class Cannabis breeding program at MedMen to obtain successful cultivars with desirable traits in collaboration with other scientific and agronomy functions. This position will provide leadership, strategic vision and operational excellence in trait based Cannabis breeding technologies in advancement of company's goals. Foundational knowledge of plant breeding and genetics and demonstrated experience in trait based cultivar development are essential.This position will supervise the work of Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics staff and will be responsible for the program's budget.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Leads the creation and evaluation of breeding populations
Advances the utilization of modern breeding technologies and tools to identify, characterize and incorporate genes of interest for key traits
Plans and executes the hybridization process, evaluation of progenies, analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data and reporting of breeding trials
Make selections/hybrids advancement decisions based on key performance indicators
Utilize all relevant breeding technologies with appropriate allocation of resources directed at the successful development of commercial products for key market segments
Through engagement and collaborative interaction with breeding technology communities, identify, research, and eventually apply those to your breeding program that enhance breeding program effectiveness and efficiency
Working collaboratively with the Agronomy team, contributes to the optimization of desirable traits
Leads cross-functional teams as needed to to successfully develop and deploy new hybrids of interests
Establishes guidelines, protocols & training for Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics department and its employees
Supervises breeding and molecular genetics department employees; trains and advises Agronomy staff about cultivar development processes and work in coordination to continually improve the same
Works collaboratively with all Agronomy team members, including occasional visits to cultivation locations
Positive attitude all the time
Supervises the work of Plant Breeding and Genetics Department employees
Occasional visits to production facilities is expected for this position
Required Education and Experience
Must be at least 21 years of age
PhD. in plant breeding and genetics, or related degree, or equivalent experience
Demonstrated cultivar development experience
Training and experience in molecular biology, statistics, plant physiology, pathology and biochemistry as required to perform strongly as a plant breeder
Knowledge of quantitative genetics, functional genomics, genetic statistical theory, and experimental design as it is applied to plant breeding
Leadership skills building teams in a highly collaborative environment
Strong process management skills
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
There is no visa or H1-B sponsorship. Must successfully complete and pass background and drug screen, and live scan.
Covance's Animal Technician job will not only take care of your immediate needs but also help you with your career goals. Are you looking for a job that provides a competitive hourly rate AND offers full medical/dental/vision benefits? Are you looking for a company that wants to help you with your future whether it is on job training or going back to school (tuition reimbursement).We also want you to take time off for yourself, so Covance offers 21 days of paid time off annually.Covance is seeking an Animal Technician at our facility in Denver, PA.The Animal Technician will:♦ Adhere to strict SOP's, directives and enforce regulatory compliance.♦ Responsible for sanitation of the animal buildings, cages, and support areas in order to maintain a clean and healthy environment to produce the highest quality animal and minimize the spread of bacteria and disease.♦ Responsible for physical area of designated building (stock/production).♦ Rabbit production: breed, palpate, manage nest boxes, foster, identify and retain breeder candidates, wean.♦ Maintain animal stock: feed, wash cages, dump pans, check automatic watering, identify health issues, and consolidate.♦ Set up orders by age/weight for all shipments to customers, identify and confirm client requirements, select and pack animals to meet delivery schedules.♦ Be aware of compliance issues and report as needed.♦ Conduct head count of animals to determine availability of salable animals.♦ Do laundry to maintain personal hygiene.♦ Monitor all traffic and material entering the building.♦ Stock supplies for building.♦ Ability to perform RADAC plate testing, internal chlorine reading, ammonia samples, fecal collections, and necropsies.♦ Take necessary steps to assume a safe working environment.♦ Complete necessary paperwork (stock/production).♦ Write and update SOP's as needed.♦ Perform miscellaneous duties, as assigned.
♦ High school diploma or equivalent♦ AALAS Certification preferred
Small animal production/order preparation experience helpful♦ Previous experience in science field helpful
652791 - Laboratory Animal Technician (Nci)
The Laboratory Animal Sciences Program (LASP) provides exceptional quality animal care and technical support services for animal research performed at the National Cancer Institute at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. LASP executes this mission by providing a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art technologies and services that are focused on the design, generation, characterization and application of genetically engineered and biological animal models of human disease, which are aimed at the development of targeted diagnostics and therapies. LASP contributes to advancing human health, developing new treatments, and improving existing treatments for cancer and other diseases while ensuring safe and humane treatment of animals.
KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES- THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING APPROVAL
The Laboratory Animal Technician will be responsible for:
Rodent colony management tasks such as breeder setup, weaning, tagging, tailing,
Conduction of technical procedures, such as the administration of experimental compounds via various routes, collection of blood and tissue specimens, tumor measurements, handling and performing work with hazardous chemical, biological or radiological materials
Animal health monitoring and recording of phenotypic changes and measurements related to experimental treatments
Collection of blood, tissues and diagnostic samples
Work schedule may include weekend and holiday hours
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Any combination of education and progressively responsible technical experience which qualifies the candidate to sit for the LAT Certification Exam within 12 months of hire –or- Associate degree in Life Sciences of Veterinary Technology. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency. Will encourage achievement of LAT Certification; however, this is not a requirement.
Experience in colony management associated tasks
Experience in performing rodent related techniques such as injections via various routes, blood and tissue collection
Ability to work in a team and communicate with management in a demanding scientific environment
Ability to keep detailed and accurate computer records and maintain/update data in computer-based applications/databases
Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures for animal facilities and the basic requirements for maintaining laboratory animals and performing scientific procedures involving animal testing and data collection
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and to wear respiratory protection equipment if necessary
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
ALAT certification preferred
Excellent organizational/observational skills
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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