Poultry Care Person (Test House - Part Time)
Company: Michael Foods
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Business Unit Overview
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and
distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated
grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities
throughout our organization where you can enhance your career,
sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be
part of an innovative team that's First in Food.
Michael Foods, Inc. located in Wakefield, Nebraska is known as the
Baseball Capital of Nebraska. Milton G. Waldbaum and Dan Gardner
founded our egg-processing business in 1950 here in Wakefield. Our
location raises chickens and produces tankers of liquid egg to be
consumed by our processing facilities.
The position will be responsible for lab maintenance, cleaning, and
dish washing. To assist with the environmental culture program as
assigned. To perform lab testing as assigned. They will also be
responsible for the care and feeding for 500 birds in the test
house at least two days per week; collect and weigh eggs and
transport to Big Red breaking facility. Manage egg weight data
daily and feed consumption data on a weekly basis for test house in
Excel spreadsheet. Hours: 8:00 - 12:00 (flexible) Monday - Friday
and weekends as needed.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES : Feed and care for approximately 500 birds at
least two days per week; collect and weigh eggs and transport to
Big Red breaking facility
Manage egg weight data daily and feed consumption data on a weekly
basis for test house in Excel spreadsheet;
Collect samples and pull manure as needed
Keep bird facility clean and order supplies as needed
Assist in managing data from other trials in commercial houses
utilizing Excel and design graphs of production data
Responsible for lab maintenance, cleaning, and dish washing
Responsible for sorting and preparation of feed samples from Big
Red mill and other locations
Manage files of nutrient information of feed ingredient
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures, follow GMP's,
maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is
maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that
may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel
Follow proper SOP's (Standard Operation Procedures)
Be able to assist with the environmental culture program as
Travel to and work at multiple locations
Able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
JOB QUALIFICATIONS :
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and
divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations
using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability
to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
Licenses, certificates, and registrations required:
* Driver's license preferred
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in
other sections: Must be able to work in a farm environment.
Ability to work with chickens in a humane manner.
Must be able to follow proper biosecurity principles which may
include showering at work.
Able to lift 50 lbs. on occasion.
Able to climb and work on ladder.
Laboratory experience desirable
Must be able to learn and use good aseptic technique.
Ability to work with a computer- especially Excel spreadsheets and
transforming data into graphs
Follow written/verbal instructions precisely with great attention
Ability to repeatedly follow written procedures precisely with
great attention to detail.
Ability to go to multiple locations.
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