Broiler Tech Advisor I in Forest, MS at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

Career Snapshot

Career Description

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing technical assistance to producers caring for company's birds in regards to the proper care and comfort. Duties would include but are not limited to advising producers regarding building and equipment specifications, litter manipulation and farm sanitation, farm visits to include documenting bird comfort, management of the flock and equipment settings, monitoring bird health and providing remedy when possible, monitoring feed consumption and ordering feed if necessary, pulling blood and fat samples on time when required, coordinating chick placements to the farms and helping with catch schedules and ensuring communication between hatchery, feed mill and live haul as it pertains to their contract farms, and in all areas insuring producer and company are in compliance with the production contract so as to produce flocks of the highest quality and lowest cost due to good performance, and for ensuring all USDA and other government regulations are followed when handling poultry. Other duties might include working with the Broiler and Breeder Departments in coordinating weekly chick placements, and performing other responsibilities as the need arises. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred. Experience: 1+ years Computer Skills: Elementary computer skills such as checking electronic mail, entering data into document templates, or creating simple queries. Travel: 1 to 5 trips per year.

Job Requirements

This position is based in Forest, Mississippi. The work week is Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. with flexibility and minimal rotational weekend work is required.
Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
The use of a company vehicle is required to perform assigned job duties.
Candidate must have a valid drivers license and clear motor vehicle record.
Candidate must reside within a 50 mile radius of the Forest office located at 305 Cleveland Street, Forest, Mississippi 39073.
Recruitment area: Southeast and Southwest regions
Bachelor of Poultry Science degree preferred.
Candidate must comply with our Animal Well Being policy, Biosecurity Agreement, Ethics Policy and Cell Phone Usage policy.
Position involves working in inclement weather conditions.
Team members selected for this position could be expected to participate in and complete the PPF Training and Leadership Development Program which consists of a formal two week orientation at the plant of assignment, a nine week off-site basic training segment in Fayetteville, AR and a six week plant technical and leadership segment at the plant of assignment. Team Members selected will be expected to be an active participant, complete all assignments, and achieve all training expectations in order to achieve optimal performance.