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Poultry Care Person (Test House - Part Time)

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Concord
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Location Description

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.

Responsibilities

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 analyses
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 safety
Follow proper SOP's (Standard Operation Procedures)
Be able to assist with the environmental culture program as assigned
Travel to and work at multiple locations
Able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS :

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE :

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

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 group situations.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

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 distance.

REASONING ABILITY:

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 standardized situations.

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 to detail.
Ability to repeatedly follow written procedures precisely with great attention to detail.
Ability to go to multiple locations.

Keywords: Michael Foods, Sioux City , Poultry Care Person (Test House - Part Time), Other , Concord, Iowa

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