What if you got to go to work every day to produce a quality nutritious product that feeds not only your friends and family, but millions of people around the world? Are you looking for an opportunity to challenge yourself? Does working in an extended family-like atmosphere sound appealing to you? If that sounds like an opportunity that you don’t want to pass you by, we want to talk to you!
The HORD team, nationally known for our world class swine production, is currently looking for individuals to add to our production team. This position offers full training, opportunities for promotion and encompasses all aspects of animal care. No prior swine experience is needed and you will work in a climate controlled environment.
This key, entry-level position is responsible for the daily care, health, and maintenance of all sows and piglets to assure optimum productivity. This person will assist where needed working with animals and light facility repair and maintenance.
The ideal candidate will have the desire to work with pigs, a willingness to learn, a high level of dependability as evidenced with a solid work history, and a proven record of drive for excellence.
Adhere to bio-security, animal well-being and safety policies
Care and management of animals and facilities
Perform various tasks associated with herd production such as
Vaccination of sows
Vaccination and castration of piglets
Familiarize oneself with department/unit/company objectives and measure progress through record-keeping protocols
Candidates must not currently own or have routine contact with swine.
Prior agricultural experience preferred, but not required
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Display a high level of respect to team members and animals
Willingness to learn and carry out complex instructions effectively
Impeccable record of reliability/dependability
Desire and ability to work in a physically strenuous environment
Quarterly Production Bonus
Paid vacation, personal days, and holidays
Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance (at no cost for team member coverage under our base plan)
401K with company match
Financial planning assistance
We look forward to talking to you more in depth about the opportunities at HORD!