Associate Hog Buyer in Storm Lake, IA at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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SUMMARY: This position is responsible for handling livestock. Duties include: Sort, count, weigh, tattoo, and pen all animals in a hog yard environment; book local hog deliveries and keep accurate booking schedule for maintaining plant slaughter operations; learn grade and yield kill sheet information, weight docks, and other buying procedures; act as a station relief buyer in absence of manager for training and vacation relief.


Education: BS degree in Animal Science or Agriculture preferred.

Experience: Previous swine experience preferred.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written skills are beneficial.

Special Skills: Must be highly motivated in running a successful business.

Travel: Overnight travel.

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