Animal Breeder Job Description Sample
Associate Breeder - Corn Silage Research
Land O' Lakes is a dairy farmer cooperative that is focused on delivering value to its farmer owners by investing in supporting current and future improvements in dairy operations and management. Corn silage is an important part of animal nutrition and welfare that underpins dairy sustainability.
Through breeding we are improving corn varieties for key corn silage performance traits. Dairy requirements for corn silage are exacting and offer the exciting breeding challenge of configuring Zea mays allelic diversity to meet these specifications. We invest in building tools that enable breeder decision-making and the practice of breeding craft.
We work on all aspects of the breeding pipeline (line development, hybrid creation, trait introgression, parent seed maintenance). As such, we offer an authentic classical field breeding experience that is directly accountable to farmers and their animals and has excellent opportunities for advancement as we commercialize our research pipeline. Position Summary The associate breeder will support creation, testing, selection, and advancement of corn silage germplasm. This role will also participate in corn line development, commercial hybrid development, trait introgression, and breeder seed increase and purification.
The role will help guide process improvement and establishment of standard operating procedures in terms of electronic record management, seed lab activities, field activities, and data usage. The associate breeder will network across business units from manufacturing to sales and will be in a position to help set strategic direction for Land O' Lakes corn silage research and development. Job responsibilities Lead data and record management work for global nursery and yield trial work.
Support planning, execution, and analysis of yield trial experiments and nursery fields. Organization of breeding program inventory and maintenance of track and trace integrity and seed source quality. Coordinate breeding program connections and key hand-offs with other business functions (e.g. manufacturing, sales, trait development). Support Davis Excellence Through Stewardship (ETS) lead for corn in implementing program activities for managing transgenic material.
Identify and plan internship opportunities and recruit and supervise interns. Lead on-site training for field work such as pollination, note taking, harvest, etc. Lead continuous process improvement initiatives for all aspects of the breeding program.
Other key responsibilities include helping to keep spending within budget, hiring and supervising seasonal staff, calendar based activity management, advancement and deployment of germplasm. Required qualifications Masters / Bachelors of Science in Plant Breeding, Animal Breeding, Genetics, Agronomy, Horticulture or related field. Minimum 5 years research experience Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to support and train others in execution of technical activities. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team. Ability to work independently and contribute to operational planning and business strategy.
Experience in data management, data analysis, database development or computer programming. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications. Ability to travel, primarily within CA, but with some domestic and international travel at times.
Ability to work extended hours. Preferred qualifications Experience with trait introgression techniques and practices. Experience working with transgenes including regulated material.
Familiarity with using molecular marker information to make selection decisions. Familiarity with using a commercial breeding software. Ability to communicate in Spanish.
Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O'Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing. SDL2017
Breeder Flock Specialist-West Concord, MN
Responsibilities: 1. In assistance to the supervisor, organize, supervise and participate in the daily activities on the breeder farm, consistent with good turkey husbandry set forth by company policies, Breeder Supervisor, Breeder Service Person and Breeder Division Manager
* Good work history - stability with previous employment or internal position. (1yr. min)
Must have good attendance
Must have a valid driver's license with good vehicle operating record.
Must be able to wear respirator and eye protection for extended periods of time
Must be able to do bending, twisting or lifting
Must be able to work in a hot, dusty environment with ammonia present
Willing to work every other weekend on a 5 day work week schedule
Good math ability to perform farm production and budget record keeping tasks. (9th grade)
Good mechanical aptitude and ability to use hand tools to perform minor repairs as obtained through previous work experience or education
Must posses the ability to effectively manage and direct the happenings on the farm in the absence of the Breeder Farm Supervisor
* Four years experience in poultry husbandry with responsibilities & standard performance results.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Demonstrate a willingness to expand job knowledge and work toward eventually being a Breeder Supervisor 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.
Line Development Breeder
Monsanto is seeking highly a motivated individual to become an integral member of a multidisciplinary breeding team. The
Line Development Breeder is responsible for the development of improved soybean varieties with a focus on agronomic traits such as yield, standability and disease tolerance. Twenty years from now, the earth’s population will need 55% more food than it can produce now. Today, Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to help them increase yields in a sustainable way. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the freedom to make real decisions. Monsanto is an Employer Of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Make an impact by joining the team that is working to solve one of mankind’s greatest challenges. The Line Development Breeder will directly interact with key partners throughout Monsanto Technology, including field testing, data science, engineering, molecular breeding, logistics, trait integration, and product characterization. This role offers the opportunity to work with the world's largest global germplasm pool and incorporate advanced marker-assisted breeding tools to develop superior varieties.
Develop new lines with superior performance while managing genetic diversity and native trait allele frequencies
Champion breeding innovation and pipeline optimization efforts
Influence the development and implementation of new technologies, IT tools, logistics improvements, and data science
Foster strong collaborative relationships with partner teams to ensure that pipeline product deliverables are executed and ensure meaningful knowledge-sharing during pipeline hand-offs
Develop people—work closely with research station management to fully participate in staff development Required Skills/Experience:
PhD in Plant Breeding, Genetics, Crop Science or related field of study
Strong background in plant breeding, molecular genetics, field plot technique and statistical analysis, molecular biology and molecular marker applications.
Familiarity with data science and computer programming and a demonstrated ability to perform data analysis with large datasets
Demonstrated experience working collaboratively to achieve common goals Desired Skills/Experience:
Experience with automated phenotyping/remote sensing and the interpretation of imaging data
Organization:GLB Breeding - NA Breeding Mgmt_51078627
Title:Line Development Breeder
Job:Research & Development
Schedule:Full-time At Monsanto, we value a diverse combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please for further assistance.access our disability accommodations process U.S. Employment Law (applicable for U.S. jobs ONLY): EEO Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. For information about equal employment opportunity rights, please refer to this information from the U.S. federal government: ; . EEOC PosterEEOC Supplement
About Syngenta As global demand for food and fuel continues to rise, we are dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta is one of the world’s leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries. We work in a collaborative and inspiring culture where personal contribution is rewarded and growth and development are at the heart of our culture. About This Job The purpose of the role is to improve the performance of Syngenta’s corn germplasm by developing competitive inbreds for the desired target market that produce superior performing hybrids while meeting production standards and work together with the other regional Breeding Project Leads (Inbreds) within the Project Team to share results and produce new and innovative pipelines for commercial sales. Accountabilities Manage corn breeding program from Stage 0 through 4: * Plan breeding crosses and tester selection.
Allocate allotted nursery, topcross and replicated yield trial resources on mainland and contra season locations.
Make selection and advancement decisions through Stage 4. Work towards maximum efficiency of germplasm improvement (genetic gain and cost).
Ensure appropriate technology integration in germplasm improvement projects and product development processes.
Plan, evaluate and implement marker-assisted breeding (MAB), double haploid (DH) and other breeding tools and technologies as appropriate. Maintain a thorough understanding of available germplasm and product performance/needs within the target maturity/markets.
Participate in NAFTA plot tours and advancement meetings as needed/required.
Attend international plot tours and advancement meetings as appropriate.
Facilitate exchange of germplasm and information within Syngenta’s global corn network. Assist Breeding Project Leads (Hybrids), Product Evaluation Leads and Product Managers with decisions on conversions and product advancement and placement. Work with Trialing Managers to provide feedback that allows for continuous improvement in plot quality and testing efficiency. Essential Knowledge & Experience
Demonstrated commercial breeding success.
Ability and experience to work in a team setting.
Excellent organization, communication and computer skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, especially those required to successfully function as part of a cross-functional team.
Ability to understand and communicate complex instructions. Qualifications * A Master's degree is required with 5 years of hands-on work experience * A PhD is preferred, newly graduated PhD's are encouraged to apply * A thorough knowledge of breeding theory (genetics, statistics, genetic gain theory and field plot technique). * A thorough knowledge of corn germplasm.
Good knowledge of marker applications to breeding. Additional Information
- 20% * Applicants must be able to work in the US without visa sponsorship
Extensive travel by car and occasional air travel (e.g., winter nursery, meetings).
Periods of intense work at critical times of the year (e.g., planting, pollinating, harvesting).
Must have the ability to complete work outdoors– extensive work under various weather conditions for long periods of time. Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process please contact the Service Desk at email@example.com . Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster
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Breeder Service Technician
BREEDER SERVICE TECHNICIAN Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Douglas, Georgia Apply Description Position at Pilgrim's Job Title: Breeder Service Technician GENERAL SUMMARY:
Responsible for the movement of pullets, field vaccinations and medication, and hen productivity. May also include gathering and transportation of eggs and hatchability. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Inspects farms for compliance with contract and cooperative agreement standards. • Advises farmers on development programs to assist in producing quality poultry products. • Conducts safety meetings. • Coordinates and/or handles the movement of pullets. • Performs field vaccinations and/or administers medications. • Weighs, handles and fleshes pullets, hens and males. • Tracks and analyzes hen productivity. • May collect and transport eggs and track hatchability. • May schedule and train other employees.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions may impact the department, goals of the department, or the work area/unit. COMPLEXITY: Work requires the use of a variety of procedures, policies and/or standards.
Moderate analytic ability is required in the application of guidelines, policies, and procedures and in gathering and interpreting data in cases for problems of moderate difficulty or complexity. PROBLEM SOLVING: Solves problems by gathering, compiling, and sorting information.
Problems are usually at the work unit or department level. FREEDOM OF ACTION: Works under limited supervision with periods of relative autonomy and general review.
The position has the latitude to select techniques/processes within defined broad objectives and procedures to complete tasks. May periodically lead/supervise others. COMMUNICATION: INTERNAL; Internal communication is required on a weekly basis with Professional or Supervisor level positions.
Communication involves exchange of basic verbal/written routine information and/or simple service activities requiring common courtesy, (e.g., answering questions, giving direction in response to simple requests). EXTERNAL; External communication is required on a daily basis with Clerical or Technical level positions.
Communication requires moderate tact and cooperation to convey basic facts (e.g., scheduling and/or coordinating two personal calendars, resolving problems, and/or obtaining necessary information). WORK ENVIRONMENT: Routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness, and unpleasant air conditions.
May involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: EDUCATION: Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a related field.
EXPERIENCE: Typically requires greater than 2 up to 5 years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION: Current driver's license and good driving record. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Breeder Farm Crew Nacogdoches
Breeder Farm Crew Nacogdoches
Posted Date 11/15/2017
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54337603 Days Laborers and Helpers Nacogdoches TX Center Breeders 75935 #
Pay Type non-exempt
Position ID 10493470
Employment Type FULL-TIME - - - #
Description This position is responsible for entry level non-skilled general labor while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures. #
Tasks 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. #
Requirements 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. What is E-Verify (English)
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(Español) All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety. An Equal Opportunity Employer Disability Friendly
Job Overview 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. Education/Qualifications ♦ High school diploma or equivalent ♦ AALAS Certification preferred
Experience Small animal production/order preparation experience helpful ♦ Previous experience in science field helpful
Animal Care - Technician
American Workforce Group has the privilege of partnering with a local animal shelter in need of an Animal Care Technician. This person will be doing various tasks, and will be solely responsible for the care and clean up of the animals. The ideal candidate will be reliable, must have an honest care for animals and their well being but not become too emotionally involved and have a positive attitude!
- Previous experience caring for animals
- Some background restrictions apply
- Must be able to pass pre employment drug screen
- Pay - $11 per hour
- Benefits available after hire
American Workforce Group is a locally owned staffing agency partnering with many of Cowlitz County's top employers. Our mission statement: “We positively impact people and our community by placing motivated qualified individuals at great places to work.” If you're a motivated, qualified individual we want you!!
To apply; please email firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at (360) 200-4900. Office hours are Monday- Friday 8 am- 5 pm.
We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, age, disability, and any other status protected by law.
American Workforce Group, "Built on Relationships, Backed by Integrity!"
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Animal Care - Kennel Tech / Dog Trainer
Kennel Tech/Dog Trainer Job Description
This position will work primarily in our kennels ensuring all dogs are properly taken care of. This position will also be providing basic and advanced levels of dog training to the dogs in our care. Dog training activities including basic puppy manners, housebreaking, leash training, behavior modification, and any other training requirements. Applicant must be willing to train and work with all types of breeds and temperaments, including severe aggression. This training will follow the Sit Means Sit patented training procedures. This position will eventually lead to the trainer working directly with clients and educating those clients how to train their dogs. This will be done through demonstration, verbal and written communication, direct teaching, and any other productive means determined by the client’s and dog’s situation.
Because of the constant interaction with customers, excellent written and verbal communication skills are a necessity. Also, the trainer must have excellent customer service skills, as excellent customer service is one of Sit Means Sit Madison primary goals.
Training will primarily take place at our training facility located at 3032 Progress Rd. Madison WI 53716. The training may also take place in the customer's home and away from the training center, therefore, the trainer must be a self starter and able to be motivated and work without direct supervision. Experience is preferred but not a prerequisite.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Keeping all kennels clean and disinfected.
Cleaning and disinfecting the entire facility.
Greeting clients and assisting intake process.
Conducting or supporting private classes and small group classes.
Take in Board & Train dogs and training them consistently throughout the Board & Train period
Assisting in or running marketing events
Working with veterinary offices, groomers, and others in the pet care industry to educate them on the Sit Means Sit method of training
Always maintaining a professional appearance and attitude when in public representing Sit Means Sit (including when in a branded vehicle or wearing branded attire)
Continue to improve training skills and knowledge
Practicing safe training practices to ensure client, dog, personal and public safety – safety is always the number one concern and priority and when in doubt error on the side of safety
Helping to maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment
All other duties deemed necessary to provide safe, happy, confident, obedient dogs in a safe and productive working environment.
Must be at least 18yrs of age
Must have reliable transportation
Flexible work schedule including working 12hr Shift and working evenings and weekends
High School Degree or Equivalent
Team Player with great interpersonal skills
Desire to work in the pet industry long term
Great communication skills
Veterinarian - Small Animal
Southwest Louisiana economy is experiencing rapid growth and Bayou South Animal Hospital is in need to adapt to this growth. Located in Lake Charles Louisiana, Bayou South Animal Hospital is a mixed animal established practice that has been serving the community for over twenty years. Bayou South is seeking a full time or part time Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who wishes to specialize in small animal care, diagnostics, surgery, and exotics.
Bayou South prides itself on offering quality care at affordable prices to its clientele. The staff of Bayou South exudes southern hospitality and is eager to welcome a new associate veterinarian to the practice.
Veterinarians at Bayou South have a wide variety of tools and equipment at their disposal, including but not limited to: dental equipment, digital radiography, ultrasound, K-Laser laser therapy, ipad integrated microscope. The veterinarian staff of Bayou South also is able to work collectively with a licensed chiropractor to offer innovative treatment to patients that is a unique offering to clientele in the area.
New renovations to the office include new exam rooms, isolation room and lobby area. As both the Lake Charles area grows and veterinary medicine progresses, additional renovations and upgrades to the facility are continuously being considered and implemented.
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