Genus strives to provide beef, dairy and pork producers with superior breeding stock to enable the production of affordable and nutritious animal protein for consumers. PIC is the swine division with a mission to pioneer animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.PIC currently supplies over 70% of the worlds top pork producers. We directly employ people in 18 countries worldwide and our products are available in more than 50 countries across the globe. We are a diverse team, ranging from scientists to sales teams, production personnel to customer service, and are all united by a passion for producing nutritious, affordable pork and a commitment to continuous improvement.
ThePICProduction Technicianis responsible for routine animal care and general farm tasks to ensure the well-being of the animals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Entry-level position with limited prior training or relevant work experienceWork as a team player by accomplishing daily department work requirements and farm goalsDaily animal husbandry tasksMaintain accurate and timely production information and records as requiredAssist in moving animals and maintaining efficient animal flowsTreat sick animals with a variety of pharmaceuticals by injection, oral application, and/or other methods as requiredAssist with maintaining barn, including sanitizing and washing multiple areas on the farm using high pressure equipment, as well as office cleanliness and laundry dutiesFlexibility with a willingness to change plans according to the direction of farm leadershipAdhere to the Companys animal care policies and procedures including: providing a physical environment that meets the animals needs, providing access to adequate water and high quality feed, providing humane treatment of the animals, providing identification and appropriate treatment of animals in need of health care and following the guidelines for euthanasiaRead and understand the companys emergency notification process and how it applies to their specific worksiteAbide by all company policies, procedures and guidelines as directed by farm leadership, including but not limited to: The Companys Safety Program, understanding all safety requirements of the job and performing the job in compliance with those safety requirements The Companys bio-security protocols All environmental laws and procedures as well as report all environmental issues immediately to supervisor
Previous livestock handling, preferredAbility to work both autonomously and within a team environmentAbility to follow instructions and deal with standardized situationsAbility to work in and maintain performance expectations in a fast-paced environmentWork requires attention to detail and ability to meet deadlinesMinimal, if any travel