Animal Breeder Job Description Sample
Associate Breeder - Corn Silage Research
Description: 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.
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.
Primary Location: US-California-Davis
Research and Development
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Jul 26, 2017
Req ID: P-3597
Breeder Technician I
Breeder Technician I Req ID #: 29641 Location: Framingham, MA, US, 01701 For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.
When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
Cares for the animals used in research and development studies. Performs duties related to the maintenance of experimental animals such as feeding and caring for animals, cleaning cages, holding animals for treatment by laboratory technician or maintaining inventory and animal identification records. Performs cleaning/sanitation of animal facility and equipment.
Responsible for bio-safety and bio-security of the animals. May partner with pre-clinical investigators to assist and support veterinarians with surgery, dosing, post-op care and monitoring of animal studies. About Research Models & Services Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition.
As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond. About Charles River Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development.
Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.
Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives.
Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. For more information, please visitwww.criver.com. Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
Citrus Rootstock Horticulturist And Breeder
Position Information 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.
Minimum Requirements 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.
Preferred Qualifications 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.
Additional Information 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
Job Number:* 201711093064 Full/Part Time: Full Time
Schedule:* 8AM - 5PM
Salary:* $51,936 - $83,520
Breeder General Laborer
Requisition Number: 174586 Job Title: Breeder General Laborer City:
Thorntown State: IN
Breeder General LaborerDescription/Job Summary The purpose of an Artificial Insemination Grabber is to catch the hen turkeys to be inseminated, to herd turkeys and get the syringes full of semen ready and to clean and maintain all artificial insemination equipment. Responsibilities/Duties 1. Herd turkeys into a holding area before they are herded into the artificial insemination chute for catching. 2.
Rotate upper torso of body to lift turkey hens weighing between 20 – 30 pounds in order to be placed for insemination. 3. Prepare syringes by filling with semen. 4. Maintain and clean artificial insemination equipment. 5. Load artificial insemination equipment weighing up to 80 pounds onto a truck at height of up to 5”.
Required Skills Strong reading, communication math, writing and analytical skills are required
Preferred Education High School Diploma or GED preferred
Details Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected 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
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 Position Information 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. Minimum Requirements 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. Preferred Qualifications 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.
Additional Information 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
Breeder Service Technician
BREEDER SERVICE TECHNICIAN Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Enterprise, Alabama 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 CDL Driver
Breeder CDL Driver
Posted Date 1/11/2018
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54521700 Days Operatives Jetersville VA Richmond Breeder 23083 #
Pay Type non-exempt
Position ID 11149959
Employment Type FULL-TIME - - - #
Description This position is responsible for the transport and delivery of freight on time in a professional manner by driving diesel-powered tractor trailer combinations short and long distances, while complying with Department of Transportation rules and regulations, maintaining a safe work environment, and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures. #
Tasks The primary duties will include loading truck with cages of chickens and transporting them to the designated farm. Operate forklift to load and unload cages in chicken houses.
This position will also be involved working in various live production areas as the need arises. Loading trucks with crates of placement chicks and driving them to their designated farm. Once at the farm the crates of chicks will be unloaded into the chicken houses.
This position will be responsible for picking up eggs from the breeders farms. Must be able push and pull racks of eggs that are on wheels and can weigh up to 1,000 pounds. This position will also move the fan trailers to the designated farm, when applicable.
The conditions will be dusty and dirty. The temperatures will vary to include hot, cold, wet, dry, humid and damp conditions. Must be able to tolerate ammonia smell in chicken houses. Must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull and lift 65 plus pounds. #
Requirements Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid class A CDL driver s license and pass Tyson Foods, Inc. criteria for OTR drivers. Must have at least 1 year of OTR driving experience. Must be able to obtain a forklift operator s license. - - - 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
Position TypeFull-Time Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
Small Animal Anesthesia / Large And Small Animal Veterinary Technologist - West Lafayette - Veterinary Medical Teaching
Provide anesthesia support for small animal patients. Perform various types of clinical services relating to the following; anesthesia on small animals, emergency critical care, and large animal services.
Provide instruction to veterinary and veterinary technology students and interns/residents, as well as assist with new ECC staff orientation and training. Monitor inventory/supplies and order when necessary. Perform record keeping tasks.
Assist staff clinicians with various research projects related to anesthesia.This represents three vacancies.Required:Associate degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program (or obtaining with six months).Must be registered in Indiana within twelve months of employment.Ability to work under pressure in emergency situations.Good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to follow written and verbal instructions.Excellent organizational and time management skills.Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds frequently and 60 pounds occasionally.Computer proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.A valid driver's license.Preferred:Bachelor's degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program.Previous RVT work experience in a large animal veterinary practice or veterinary teaching hospital.Anesthesia experience on small animals and large animal handling .Previous teaching experience.Experience with Microsoft Outlook and a hospital information system.Additional Information:This posting represents three vacancies.Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.Rotating shift: Mon
Thurs 8:00PM - 6:30AM, Fri
Sun 7:00AM - 8:30PM, and Fri
Sun 7:00PM - 8:30AMWill participate in after hours on-call schedule (nights/weekends/holidays) when on the day shift.A background check will be required for employment in this position.FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime).Retirement Eligibility:
Nonexempt Defined Contribution Plan.Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO
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