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Broiler Manager

Wayne Farms, LLC

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Jack, AL
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Primarily responsible overseeing poultry Broiler operations including operation of breeder farms, contract grower management and department employees.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Manage broiler operations by establishing procedures and adjusting as necessary to meet production schedules, increase efficiencies and meet or exceed budget objectives
  • Manage location breeder operations, (i.e. placement of chicks, flock health monitoring, etc.) ensuring compliance with all company requirements, animal welfare and federal and state regulations, laws and guidelines
  • Manage day to day scheduling of live birds ensuring production schedules are met
  • Perform evaluation of routes and broiler farm performance as it relates to live costs
  • Manage broiler producer relationships, breeder growing agreements and goods and services, monitoring performance and associated costs ensuring company objectives are met
  • Mentor, coach and train/ cross-train employees encouraging career development; provide consistent feedback concerning strengths and areas in need of improvement
  • Administer performance improvement plans and disciplinary actions on a fair and consistent basis
  • Ensure reporting is accurately completed and recorded as required
  • Follow and promote all safety initiatives, helping to maintain a zero accident culture
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with Company policies, NCC Animal Welfare guidelines, and Federal and State regulations (i.e. USDA, OSHA, etc.) while achieving the highest level of productivity
  • Perform additional relevant duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a team of Broiler Representatives, Technicians and Clerks
  • This role is a Leader of People role with required competencies: Sizing up People, Delegation, Planning, Customer Focus and Conflict Management

EDUCATION and CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors’ degree related discipline from an accredited institution
    • Combination of experience and education may be substituted for degree
  • Valid Driver’s License with a safe driving history

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in poultry grow-out
  • Minimum four (4) years demonstrated leadership experience in a similar environment including knowledge of timekeeping requirements, policy adherence, Top 25 behaviors, conflict resolution with the ability to resolve issues efficiently and effectively
  • Strong customer focus with the ability to communicate with internal and external customers in a timely and professional manner
  • Must have exceptional communication, both verbal and written, attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Proficient computer and math skills
  • Self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative and sense of urgency, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail
  • Must possess a strong customer-centric attitude, high energy level and a strong sense of urgency

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Follow and ensure others follow departmental and company safety policies and programs
  • Wear required protective equipment in all areas where mandatory

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work non-standard or extended shifts including nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed
  • Ability to work in an outside environment (including inclement weather) to visually inspect birds; walking from one to several miles per day
  • Ability to travel between grower sites
  • Ability to work around strong and possibly foul odors such as ammonia
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.


 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.