Livestock Handler/Pen Mover (5726 )

Supply Chain Management Windom, Minnesota


Position at Prime Pork

Prime Pork is seeking qualified individuals to serve as livestock handlers/pen movers. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Tattooing animals off truck.
  • Monitor loads for excited, slow, down or non-ambulatory animals
  • Moving livestock from unloading area, to scale, to pen and then to the stunning area.
  • Follow Prime Pork’s animal well-being and handling polices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Good working knowledge of livestock quality; 1+ years’ experience of animal handling
  • Good counting/math skills.
  • Good verbal communication.
  • Experience with tattooing hogs and using of animal driving aids.
  • Ability to stand or walk for entire shift.
  • Ability to withstand higher levels of noise, dust and odors associated with livestock on a daily basis.
  • Ability to assist in gently rolling 200-300 lb. non-ambulatory animals.
  • Ability to bend or move in order to motivate hogs to move with voice and driving aids
  • Ability to work in areas of extreme heat, and cold conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds on a daily basis and be able to stand for up to 12 hours
  • Ability to read and write as required
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug test
  • Ability to maintain high expectations for self and to demonstrate a dedication to achievement of results
  • Demonstrated ability to function successfully in a fast paced, changing work environment
  • Detail oriented and reliable
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to sit, stand, squat, walk, grasp, lift, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TQA Certification
  • Ability to differentiate between light and heavy hogs (weight estimation)
  • Experience operating a captive bolt gun
  • Experience operating a skid loader
  • Experience working with a diverse group of people
At Prime Pork, LLC, we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

About our Company:
The Prime Pork, LLC plant is located in Windom, MN.  Prime Pork is a specialty pork plant focusing on taste and quality with a premium product.  Doing things differently, Prime Pork is bringing to market a state-of-the-art pork processing facility focusing on genetics, animal health care and quality feed as a response to the public’s changing preferences in farm-to-table, local food.  Prime Pork is part of the broader Taylor family of companies.  If you want to join this fun, new start up, please apply online at or contact Linda at or 507-303-7515.