Artificial Breeding Technician Job Description Sample
Laboratory Animal Breeding Technician
Breed Technician 1
Working as a full time, regular Charles River employee, the hired candidate will work at a client site in Framingham, MA to provide animal care and technical support to the client's transgenic breeding projects.
The ideal candidate will have experience in breeding/mating mouse lines, performing weaning and various neonate identifications; have the ability to provide health monitoring and disease model scoring; perform clinical observations.
BS in Animal Science or a related field with a minimum of 3 years vivarium experience, one with direct experience in rodent breeding. ALAT certification preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
Isolator Breeding Services Technician
Department Description Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing the highest quality laboratory animal models and related services to the international biomedical research community for over 60 years, is seeking Isolator Breeding Services Technicians to join our team in our Rensselaer, NY location. We support leading universities, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies with high quality products and services that are essential to their processes empower them to progress their research forward. We're looking for dedicated, highly motivated, and passionate individuals who will help us carry out our mission: to create innovative solutions that both progress medical research and maintain the highest standards of laboratory animal care.
Brief Description Isolator Breeding Technicians are responsible for animal husbandry
– caring for laboratory animals (mice and/or rats) in designated areas. These individuals ensure that high standards of animal welfare are met, and that the animals are fed, clean, and cared for. Isolator Breeding Technicians are also responsible for assisting with the breeding of animals and performing biopsies as necessary, as well as maintain accurate inventory records.
Detailed Description Duties of the Isolator Breeding Technician include the following:
- Place animals in clean cages and supply food, water, and bedding; * Monitor temperature and humidity of cage area and report problems to the appropriate individual; * Maintain cleanliness of area; * Report inhumane treatment regarding animal care, use, or abuse; * Document work performed and complete weekly reports; * Take part in weight, feed, and production studies; * Take samples for quality control; * Following procedures for breeding specific groups of animals; * Maintain complicated breeding schemes and work cooperatively with other departments and supervisors; * Perform biopsies and maintain biopsy record sheets; * Reserve, select, and accurately pack animals for customer orders; * Transfer to and receive animals from other on-site locations; * Follow procedures for dress and/or required showering; * Order supplies, load and unload supplies; * Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other instructions. ## Job Requirements Candidates must have an Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or related course of study preferred. One year of work experience or related training preferred.
AALAS certifications preferred. Candidates must have demonstrated attention to detail and organization skills. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Basic computer and math skills required. Candidates must be able to lift 45 lbs. and move 100 lbs. Candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Additional Details At Taconic
, we are dedicated to finding solutions to improve human health. We offer a competitive salary, the opportunity for pay increases at three and six months, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, and more! ## How To Apply If you are looking for a rewarding career and the opportunity to grow, this is the position for you!
Apply today! Taconic Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.Job Title: Isolator Breeding Services Technician
Location:* Rensselaer, NY, US
Department Name:* Isolator Breeding Services
Amount of Travel:* No Travel
Work At Home:* No
Breeding & AI Technician
Looking for an Experienced Breeding and AI Technician for a 3000 head Sow Unit located in NE Iowa in Lawler/New Hampton area. Attractive hours, Medical, 401k, Holiday/Vacation pay, Cafeteria plan, Compensation based on experience with additional production incentives.
TARKIO CREEK FARMS -
Breeding technician. Full-time position in barn near Fairfax, Mo.
Work every third weekend. Pay based on work experience.
animal care, choring, breeding sows, barn maintenance.
Electrical and mechanical experience a plus! Call Bryan at .
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Breeding Lead III
Clemens Food Group is the industry leader in customer solutions. Originally founded in 1895, the Company has a long rich heritage, deeply rooted in values.
Clemens Food Group is a vertically coordinated company that includes hog farming, food production, logistical services, and transportation. To this day, it remains steadfastly dedicated to continuing previous generations' commitment by operating as good stewards of the community and the environment, offering quality innovative products and services, and working with our business partners, customers, employees, and family members with the highest degree of integrity and ethics. Production Management
40% 49 day group check Artificial Insemination Barn environment check (air, water, feed) Boar management Comply with euthanasia policy Condition Scoring Conduct PPE inspections Cull selection Ensure Breed Department feed bin management Ensure overall barn organization and cleanliness Ensure that the Semen Handling Policy is being followed Ensure training of sows/gilts on Electronic Sow Feeding System (ESFS) Feedback Fill in for manager as needed Follow and ensure all production policies and processes Follow and ensure animal handling polices are implemented Follow and ensure animal welfare policies are implemented Follow and ensure safety policies are implemented Follow Bio-security policy Gilt acclimation Gilt selection to meet gilt replacement target Hold team accountable Implement pest control program Manage ADKAR plans Manage breed group makeup Manage expiration dates on meds and supplies Manage farm on weekend rotation Manage hospital pen Manage non-productive days Manage open sows/gilts Manage sow and gilt flow through breeding area Manage sow inventory Manage withdrawal dates Monitor daily ventilation checklist Monitor feed system for proper operation Monitor Push list (problem eaters
ESFS) Monitor semen quality Monitor sow herd health and condition Organize and manage crate/pen space in breed barn Oversee and manage special projects Communication
15% Oversee heat checking Oversee treatments Preg checking Receive gilts into GDU Review action list Schedule vaccinations Train boars Oversee Mentor Program Transfer gilts from GDU to breeding Training- 15% Bio-security training Develop team members Participate in training as needed Train new team members Training for Post Cervical AI Training on production policies and processes Training team members on Electronic Sow Feeding System Planning- 15% Identify and team members for advancement Review performance monitor Schedule team members to complete diagnostic collection Strategize on how to meet breeding target Utilize Continuous Improvement tools Breed Projection Semen ordering Ensure department PPE is in good working order Production Admin
12% Assist manager with managing budgets Complete daily EMS audit Data corrections to PigKnows in a timely manner Month end breed barn inventory Oversee all record keeping for area Team CFG -3% Be a positive role model by following Core Values Be a safety advocate Complete IPPs yearly Manage team conflict resolution Organize and implement team celebrations Participate in CVFF/CFG committees Participate in interviews for farm positions Complete team member evaluations yearly RequirementsPOSITION QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred and a minimum of one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Requires one who is multi-task oriented and a team player Ability to read, write and speak simple sentences in English Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Must have completed and passed the CVFF certification training level I and certification level II in both farrowing and breeding/gestation Must understand that the Company is a producer of high quality pork and be supportive of the mission of raising swine for meat.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend SDL2017
Lead Breeding Program Review
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. Through our world-class science, global reach and commitment to working with our customers, we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life. There’s never been a more important time to join Syngenta. For more information about us please visitwww.syngenta.com
Accountable to Seed Development Leadership team establish and lead a global process to assess and continuously improve Syngenta crop breeding programs to ensure we maintain the highest possible customer focused performance, execution and delivery of the Seeds R&D breeding pipeline. Accountabilities • Design and implement an effective review process to ensure technical review, accurate assessment and continuous improvement of Syngenta plant breeding programs. • Align with Seeds Development Leadership priorities to establish a set of criteria and metrics for plant breeding program assessments. • Develop a set of practical tools and templates which can be readily completed by the plant breeding programs as part of the assessment and performance reporting process. • Coordinate and continuously improve the activities of the plant breeding Science Fellows in Seeds Development, including establishing a network of effective internal, and potentially external, reviewers who can review breeding programs across crops. • Establish a schedule for the breeding program reviews and conduct the reviews per the established schedule to ensure consistency, transparency and autonomy or reporting. • Develop a reporting mechanism to provide a credible assessment of the efficiency and effectiveness of Syngenta’s breeding programs for regular communication to Seeds Development leadership teams. • Work with the Performance Improvement organization to track metrics and trends in the performance of the plant breeding programs to ensure that improvements and efficiencies gained in one program are communicated and embedded in other breeding programs. Knowledge, experience & capabilities Critical knowledge • Minimum Master’s Level degree in Crop Science, Breeding, Agronomy, Biotechnology or similar degree. Doctorate level preferred. • Technical knowledge in plant breeding science methodologies, procedures, standards, challenges, opportunities, etc. • Technical knowledge of agronomy, plant genetics and data analytics applied to plant breeding and Seed Product Development. • Principles of technical leadership, organizational acumen, etc. to drive standardization and efficiency across a large, global complex organization. • Organize meetings, schedule meetings, design & implement global review template to enable assessment of technical programs, including establishment and tracking of performance metrics and KPI’s. Critical experience • A minimum of five years in quality assurance and/or quality management, project and/or program management, OPEX methodologies, etc. • Significant experience in plant breeding and plant breeding leadership • Experience in management and assessment of technical programs based on enabled, intuitive, systemic processes and platforms. Critical Skills • Strong stakeholder management, communication, networking and influencing skills • Process definition and time management • Communication, influencing, and follow-up skills to facilitate sharing of issues, identification and prioritization of key learnings and breakthroughs among and between Breeding Programs. • Ability to lead sustained change in large complex matrix organizations to build and apply a standardized approach to improve programs & operations. Additional information • This position can be based in RTP NC, Minnetonka MN, Slater IA, or Toulouse France • Travel
approximately 25% including occasional global travel. • This position is also part of a Global R&D Quality Management Team. It will be an integral part of how we support high priority stakeholders to ensure compliance to internal and external requirements, improve efficiency, effectiveness and confidence in delivery of the Seeds R&D pipeline to deliver the best products to our Customer. This position will contribute to the development of core Quality Management, Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities covering the full value chain.
- Syngenta Crop Protection--Research & Development
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Job:Crop Genetics R&D
Title:Lead Breeding Program Review
Other Locations:USA-Iowa-Slater, USA-Minnesota-Minnetonka
Assistant/Associate Professor In Plant Breeding And Genetics
Posting Detail Information Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Plant Breeding and Genetics Posting Number 201700341F Proposed Annual Salary Range Commensurate with experience plus comprehensive benefits package Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit The Department of Soil and Crop Sciences is focused on education, research, and outreach to solve the world’s most pressing food production issues and crucial matters about Earth, its ecosystems, and their services. Our faculty and staff apply research-based solutions to benefit Colorado and the world.
We offer academic programs to prepare students to address national and global crop production, sustainability, and environmental quality challenges such as waste management, water quality, and reclamation of drastically disturbed lands. There are numerous opportunities for students to be involved in cutting edge research related to global food production and ecosystem function and protection. Tenure/Tenure Track?
Yes % Research 60 % Teaching 30 % Service 10 % Administration 0 Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 01/01/2018 Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Position End Date Position Summary The Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position in plant breeding and genetics. This position is a 60% research, 30% teaching, and 10% service appointment on a 9-month contract. We seek applications from dynamic and motivated scientists who have expertise in plant germplasm evaluation, enhancement, and utilization.
Candidates are sought with demonstrated capacity to integrate next-generation technologies and large datasets with classical field- and laboratory-based plant improvement approaches in their research program. The successful applicant will be expected to build a nationally and internationally recognized research program that integrates modern and conventional methods to make genetic discoveries and improve germplasm for established or potential new crops in Colorado and the surrounding region. Potential research topics include, but are not limited to, genetic resources characterization and evaluation, pre-breeding, genetics of disease and insect resistance, crop quality traits, health promoting properties, and the integration of advanced breeding and genetic technologies with phenotypic selection.
Opportunities exist for collaborations with plant breeders and geneticists from CSU, local private-industry groups, and the USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Genetic Resource Preservation. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate level course in principles of genetics one semester each year and develop a graduate level course in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Graduate student training and participation with undergraduate advising and recruiting are expected.
Contributions toward outreach and service activities (e.g., interactions with commodity groups; presentations to the K-12 community; service to professional societies) are also required. The Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at CSU is home to a distinguished group of internationally recognized faculty focused on research, teaching, and outreach in agricultural and environmental sciences. The department possesses notable strengths in environmental biogeochemistry, climate-smart agroecosystems, crop genetics, plant/soil microbiome research, and sustainability metrics, and seeks to bolster these thematic areas.
Information regarding the department, programs and degrees can be viewed at http://soilcrop.agsci.colostate.edu/. As a land grant University and as nationally recognized innovators, we are committed to the foundational principles of diversity and inclusion. We recognize that our institutional success depends on how well we welcome, value, and affirm all members of the community and how we represent diverse perspectives in our teaching, research, and service throughout all disciplines. Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community.
To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history. Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, is situated on nearly 5,000 acres of land, including the main campus, a foothills campus, the Agricultural Research Development & Education Center, and a mountain campus.
Colorado State University research and Cooperative Extension faculty also conduct programs at several off-campus research centers throughout the state. Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff.
Read more about the university and community at the CSU Undergraduate Admissions Page at http://admissions.colostate.edu. Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications • Ph.D. in field related to the study of plant breeding and genetics (completed by application deadline). • Experience in plant germplasm enhancement or genetic resources evaluation. • Experience with genomic technologies (including high-throughput DNA markers and large datasets) relevant to crop breeding and genetics. • A strong record of scholarly achievement commensurate with experience. • Effective communication skills, with an emphasis on presenting and disseminating research information. Preferred Job Qualifications • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. • Evidence of clear potential or previous success in obtaining competitive research grant funding. • Post-doctoral (or equivalent) research experience. • Evidence of capacity for successful collaboration and potential to manage multidisciplinary research and education projects. • Desire and ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, stakeholders, and activities.
Special Instructions to Applicants Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration applications should be submitted by January 1, 2018. The anticipated starting date for the position is August 16, 2018, but is negotiable. Interested individuals must submit the following application materials on-line (1) a cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research background and interests (two pages maximum); (4) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy (two pages maximum); (5) PDF copies of up to three relevant publications; and (6) the contact information for three professional references whom we may contact at a future date by phone.
References will not be contacted without prior notification to a candidate. Interested candidates may contact the Search Committee Chair Scott Haley (email@example.com) for questions about the position or Soil and Crop Sciences Office Manager Jeannie Roberts (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions about the search process. Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students.
To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836. Diversity Statement Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Search Contact Scott Haley, Scott.Haley@colostate.edu Essential Duties Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility Build a nationally and internationally recognized research program that integrates modern and conventional methods to make genetic discoveries and improve germplasm for established or potential new crops in Colorado and the surrounding region. Collaborate with other members of the department, college and university in research. Percentage Of Time 60 Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility Teach an undergraduate level course in principles of genetics one semester each year and develop a graduate level course in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Graduate student training and participation with undergraduate advising and recruiting are expected. Percentage Of Time 30 Job Duty Category Service/Outreach Duty/Responsibility Contributions toward outreach and service activities (e.g., interactions with commodity groups; presentations to the K-12 community; service to professional societies) are also required. Percentage Of Time 10 References Requested References Requested Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 3 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents
Statement of Research Philosophy
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Publication 1 Optional Documents
Plant Breeding Director
Join the Pack! A community with nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, and 30,000 students.
NC State is one of the largest employers in North Carolina, offering a large range of career opportunities. Visit us at www.ncsu.edu/hr/job_applicants/reasons. Department: 110901 - Crop and Soil Sciences Location:
Raleigh, NC Essential Job Duties: We are seeking a highly respected, dynamic, visionary senior scientist and recognized leader in plant breeding who will conduct research and teaching in the area of quantitative genetics / applied genomics and assume the role of Director of the North Carolina State University Plant Breeding Consortium. The successful candidate will have an exceptionally strong track record in grantsmanship, research team leadership, and be highly respected in both the academic and commercial breeding communities.
The successful candidate will assume a role where leadership and the development of a shared vision are key. He/she will also have excellent relationships with private industry, USDA-ARS, and national and international plant breeding stakeholders. The successful candidate will bring skills and expertise to grow the reputation of NCSU’s overall plant improvement and cultivar development programs through collaborative efforts with crop, vegetable, fruit, ornamental and tree breeding programs.
He/she will have a leadership role in promotion of interdisciplinary research collaborations involving the departments of Crop and Soil Sciences, Horticultural Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology, Animal Science, Biological Sciences, Statistics, Forestry Plant and Microbial Biology and Biological and Agricultural Engineering. The successful candidate will teach a modern graduate-level course in quantitative genetics / applied genomics related to genetic improvement of diverse species in conventional and distance education formats. Graduate student education is a major focus of the Plant Breeding Consortium and the successful candidate will provide leadership in obtaining funds for fellowships and assistantships, for special activities such as symposia and seminars, and for graduate student travel to scientific meetings and workshops.
The successful incumbent of this position can be housed in either The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, or the Department of Horticultural Science. Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and university goals. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is welcoming of all groups.
The Department, as well as NC State University are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Other Work/
This incumbent will need to travel off-site alone to observe research and must independently be able to travel from location to location without reliance on others or the advanced notice that is often required of alternative means of transportation.
Minimum Experience/Education: Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
Evidence of success in teaching, research and engagement/service is expected.
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to publish peer-reviewed research in internationally recognized journals.
Must have a strong record in grantsmanship and research team leadership.
Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators, relevant stakeholders and the public.
Commitment to excellence in teaching, and research in a land-grant university, Required license or certification:
A valid drivers license is required for travel. NC drivers license required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.
Position Number: 00003319 AA/EEO Statement: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Vegetable Breeding Technology Intern
Vegetable Breeding Technology Interns get hands-on experience in agricultural genetics and its application to improve the practice of plant breeding and agriculture. As an intern in this organization, you can also gain exposure to other related functions such as marker development, next-generation sequencing and other bioinformatics techniques, plant breeding, seed production, and high-throughput laboratories. Interns are assigned to supervisors who outline general responsibilities, assist in project assignment and completion, and arrange opportunities to visit other functions. You will interact daily with many different producers and consumers of molecular and pathology data, which will provide a broad overview of the career opportunities available at Monsanto. You can expect to spend significant time with supervisors, during which rationale and philosophy behind the implementation of tools from genomic sciences to applied problems in a plant breeding program can be explored. You will be asked to perform a specific research assignment. The results of this project will be presented to an audience of other interns and interested crop teams. In addition, as part of your assignment, you will be asked for feedback on the program and research project throughout the internship experience. The dates for this internship are May 14 - August 3 of 2018. Required:
Current enrollment in a B.S. or M.S. program with interest in exploring a career in agriculture, with emphasis on Plant Sciences, and/or Plant Pathology
Detail and results-oriented individual with the ability to work independently and effectively
Strong motivational, organizational and problem solving skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
GPA of 3.0 or better
Must be returning to school upon completion of internship Preferred:
Basic competency with command-line computing and a scripting language such as Perl, Python, or R is a plus
Organization:GLB Technology Vegetable R&D_51070358
Title:Vegetable Breeding Technology Intern
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
Breeding Lead Animal Care Worker- Miller, SD
Breeding Lead Animal Care Worker- Miller, SD
Commercial Sow (MN/NIA/SD)- PC
Miller, SD, USA + 17.00
Full Time Health, dental, life insurance, short & long term disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, 401K, and vacation Email Me This Job Christensen Farms is one of the largest, family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million hogs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, the company operates throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and South Dakota. Christensen Farms owns four feed mills, manages 145,000 sows on 44 farms, and oversees more than 350 nurseries and grow-finish sites. The company employs nearly 1,000 people and maintains 1,500 contract partnerships. The company is vertically integrated with a strong presence across the pork value chain from farm to fork. Christensen Farms is the largest shareholder of Triumph Foods LLC, a producer-owned primary pork processing plant in St. Joseph, Missouri. In turn, Triumph Foods members own 50 percent of Daily's Premium Meats, a specialty pork processor of bacon and other premium pork products. Triumph Foods also holds a 50 percent partnership in Seaboard Triumph Foods, LLC of Sioux City, Iowa, a primary pork processing plant. Primary Job Function: Has immediate responsibility for identification of onset of estrus (heat checking) of the sow and gilt herd on a sow farm insuring proper insemination timing resulting in achievement of targeted farrow rate objectives. In addition, the breeding lead will have the responsibility of scheduling departmental tasks, verifying completion and reporting to the farm manager on a daily basis activities completed and recommendations for future scheduling of tasks. Major Areas of Accountability General Production The Breeding Lead must have proven his/her ability to perform all competencies at a high level identified in the Herdsperson Job Title. In addition, accountability of the following areas -
Heat detection of open animal population verifying the correct timing of the onset of estrus in preparation for breeding.
Heat detection of the gestating sow population specific to heat checking guidelines lay out in the SOP manual.
Adherence of SOP processes setting the example for all other staff members including but not limited to;
Gilt Management practices
Barn organization and sanitation
Scheduling of daily tasks in the breeding and gestation areas of the sow farm.
Communication with the farm manager on task completion and future tasks needing scheduling in the future.
Weekend accountability of task completion in the absence of the farm manager. Report concerns or problems to the farm manager for resolution. Personal Requirements Ability to manage time and priorities in a fast paced changing environment. Display a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to exercise independent thinking and judgment. Have the desire to learn and improve upon results.
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