1ST SHIFT HUMANE HANDLING TECHNICIAN

Animal Welfare Worthington, Minnesota


Description

Position at JBS USA Food Company

1ST SHIFT HUMANE HANDLING TECHNICIAN

HOURS:

  • 1ST Shift, flexible as required
  • Saturday hours as needed

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Verify That all humane handling SOP’s are being carried out, including scheduling, unloading, training, handling of non-ambulatory animals, driving and stunning.
  • Including hands on helping with difficult hogs – both in the truck and the drive alley’s
  • Monitor/assist in slow hog movement & correct SOP coverage
  • Monitor, audit and document each of these activities including remote video auditing.
  • Insure that livestock truck drivers are certified in TQA training, provide training as required and maintain training records.
  • Maintain good communication with USDA/FSIS in matters related to humane handling.
  • Insure that animals are being properly transported by monitoring equipment and seasonal preparation.
  • Monitor animals for visible defects which may impact on yields or quality, providing information to Procurement for feedback to producers and maintain a database for the monitoring information which is collected.
  • Assist in response to emergency situations.
  • Maintain implementation of the four elements of the Systematic Approach during each shift.
  • Participate on facility Animal Welfare Team
  • Performs various other duties as determined by the Livestock Handling Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Knowledge of our industry beneficial
  • Basic math skills
  • Good people skills
  • Self-motivated - work well without direct supervision
  • Must be able to work with live hogs
  • Must be able to operate bobcat skid loader
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good attendance record
  • Self-Starter
  • Team Player

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work at least 40 hours per week, determined by receiving and plant operations schedules.  This position will be responsible for monitoring the care and handling of livestock from the time they arrive on JBS property.  This employee will spend the majority of their time in the truck/pen areas.

  

We are an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled