Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Tenaha, Texas


Position at Pilgrim's

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. This includes increased safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as enhanced cleaning and sanitation, face coverings, temperature screens and plexi-glass or plastic barriers. We are also working to secure vaccine availability for our Team Members.

Assistant Breeder Manager

Job Title: Assistant Breeder Manager



This position assists and helps coordinates breeder operations to ensure the delivery of quality hatching eggs to the hatcheries.  Duties include scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of work as a Manager (or equivalent) over Breeder Service Techs.  May have input and responsibilities in personnel actions such as hiring, terminations, and disciplinary actions.



  • Assist in the day-to-day breeder operations to ensure the required quantity and quality of hatch eggs are available for hatcheries.
  • Monitors all pullet and breeder production programs. Ensures the training and development of all pullet and breeder flock supervisors.
  • Assist manager in providing communication and direction for all contract pullet and breeder producers.
  • Helps direct programs for growing breeders/pullets for all contract breeder producers.
  • Monitors the development of all contract pullet and breeder producers as well as the development of the pullet placements, moves, vaccinations, and sales to ensure proper hatch egg numbers.
  • Assist in providing performance and cost numbers to accounting and upper management.
  • Monitors pullet and breeder flock health and adherence to blood testing procedures.
  • Monitors and promotes driver safety with all service people.
  • Individual needs to be capable of full breeder manager duties listed above and capable of independent management of a breeder department at a future date.



  • 2 years of management experience in a directly related field.
  • 5 years of directly related experience in poultry grow-out operations.
  • Computer skills to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).  SAP experience preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external partners.
  • Must be able to work varying shifts, holidays and weekends as needed.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  High School Diploma/GED required.  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.