Operations Management Support (Live, Plant, Feed mill)Remote, Bentonville, Arkansas DesMoines, United States Oklahoma City, United States Atlanta, United States Nashville, TN


Position at Pilgrim's

Breeder Manager in Training



This is a training position with the intent of training a qualified candidate for a full time breeder manager position.  This position will train a qualified candidate to be able to direct and coordinate breeder operations to ensure the delivery of a quality product.  Duties include training in scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of work as a Manager (or equivalent) over Breeder Service Techs. This is a training program designed to train a future breeder manager to be placed in an open position within the company.


Candidates will be trained in the following areas:

  • Directing the day-to-day breeder operations to ensure the required quantity and quality of hatch eggs are available for hatcheries.
  • Implementing and monitoring all pullet and breeder production programs.
  • Providing communication and direction for all contract pullet and breeder producers.
  • Monitoring 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.
  • Providing performance and cost numbers to accounting and upper management.
  • Monitoring pullet and breeder flock health and adherence to blood testing procedures.
  • Monitoring and promoting driver safety with all service people.
  • Animal welfare
  • Biosecurity
  • Disease recognition and control


  • 2 years of breeder related experience is preferred but not required
  • Computer skills to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook). 
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Mtech 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:  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.