Herdsperson Trainee/Laborer in Unionville MO

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Herdsperson Trainee/Laborer
Job ID: 
Unionville MO
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Job Types:
Farm Service Rep, Production Worker
Herdsperson- White Tail (rural Putnam County)
DESCRIPTION - Responsible for the daily care of all animals in the unit. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting in proper usage of medications, following Drug Residue Avoidance/Broken Needle policies, along with keeping accurate records of data.
• Sizing and sorting animals upon delivery.
• Reporting potential or existing problems to Production Supervisor.
• Performing AM & PM inspections of lagoons/risers.
• Keeping accurate and timely records of finish complex activities.
• Performing euthanasia according to company policy and in a timely manner (after training and certification)


QUALIFICATIONS - Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a continuous basis and have the ability to maneuver animals up to 350 pounds.
Position closes for Internal Transfer Requests Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 @ 5:00pm.

Employees wanting to be considered for a posted position must complete a REQUEST FOR INTERNAL TRANSFER form, signed by their current manager. Fax internal transfer requests to 660-748-7235 before 5pm on the closing date. For additional information call 660-748-7251 or email at dwilliams1@smithfield.com

Smithfield believes strongly in promoting from within. The intent of the Job Posting Policy is to provide a communication method to all supervisors and associates regarding posted positions, with the purpose of providing associates the opportunity to assist in his or her own development. Temporary positions reclassified or upgraded positions filled through intradepartmental transfer or promotion, and some management positions may not be posted. This is only a request and does not guarantee placement; the best applicant for the position will be chosen. Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE M/F/Disability/Vet; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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