Poultry Care Person (Full Time - Big Red)
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.
Employee is responsible for the husbandry of birds and egg
production. Employee makes sure birds have the adequate temperature
and lighting, feeding and water and a clean environment. Daily
tasks include, cleaning, pulling mortality and keeping water
readings as well as production flow. Responsible for keeping daily
charts on water, temperatures and maintenance under the UEP
Guidelines and Animal Care.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES : Operates 1- house
Responsible for making sure the chickens have adequate water, feed,
and proper temperatures maintained.
Responsible for disinfecting ones house.
Responsible for maintaining and operating medication pumps.
Responsible for poultry house breast guard clip install.
Keep layer house clean.
Assist with maintenance as needed.
Responsible for keeping daily charts on water, temperatures and
maintenance under the UEP Guidelines and Animal Care.
Must work closely supervisor and maintenance.
Responsible for weighing birds and collecting case weights
Keep all feed chains and egg belts working at all times.
Keep egg savers working at all times.
Keep egg collectors clean & adjusted at all times
Keep egg roll-offs clean and adjusted at all times.
Replace all burned out light bulbs.
Keep all catwalks clean.
Keep all birds in allowed permitted space ( off the floor )
Keep all fans, screens and motors clean and protected with
Responsible for removing all dead chickens and counting them
Responsible to monitor mortality (report increase promptly to
supervisor or lead).
Responsible to monitor egg loss.
Maintain and replace water regulators, egg rollers, sprockets, feed
chains and header shear pins as needed.
Maintenance work must be done immediately, if major problems arises
Keep the floor under units clean.
Report anything out of the ordinary to maintenance or
Adhere to safe work practices, 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.
Travel to and work at multiple locations.
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS :
No prior experience or training.
Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words
and to recognize similarities and differences between words and
between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple
Ability to add and subtract digit numbers.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems
involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
Licenses, certificates, and registrations required:
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in
other sections: Free of any breathing or asthmatic conditions,
dusty and aromatic conditions prevail. Must able to pass pulmonary
functions test and fit tested.
Ability to lift 20 lbs. in each hand and carry it for at least 250
Ability to be in various positions, bending, kneeling and crawling,
Have the full use of all limbs
Have basic math skills.
Be able to work individually or with a team with minimal
Be able to work weekends, holidays and over time as needed.
Must be able to pass and follow Lock Out Tag Out Trained and
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