Breeder Service Technician
Pilgrim's - United States

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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.

Qualifications:

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.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.

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