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Responsibilities in the Sow Farms

Sow Farm Manager – Apply Here

  • Oversees Daily Tasks
  • Plans For Barn Flow
  • Monitors Herd Health
  • Works With HR In Staffing
  • Reports To Production Supervisor

Team Leader (Farrowing and Gestation) – Apply Here

  • Oversees Their Team In Daily Tasks While Working Alongside Them
  • Coordinates Daily Care
  • Maintains Daily Records
  • Reports To Sow Farm Manager
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Farrowing Monitor – Apply Here

  • Focus On Sows That Are Actively Birthing
    • Goals For The Day
    • Piglets Dry, Warm, Full Belly, In The Right Family
  • Sows Cared For As Needed In Birthing Process
  • Reports To Farrowing Team Leader
  • Positions Include Day And Evening Shifts
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Farrowing Animal Caretaker – Apply Here

  • Cares For Sows With Babies And Their Babies
  • Tasks Include
    • Feeding
    • Treating
    • General Maintenance
    • Processing (Shots, Tail Docking, Castration)
    • Weaning
    • Vaccinating
    • Cleaning/Power Washing
  • Reports To Farrowing Team Leader
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Gestation Animal Caretaker – Apply Here

  • Cares for the rest of the animals in the barn
  • Tasks include
    • Feeding
    • Treating
    • General maintenance
    • Heat checking
    • Breeding
    • Vaccinating
    • Cleaning/power washing
  • Reports to Gestation Team Leader
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Part Time Animal Caretaker – Apply Here

  • Tasks are the same as the Farrowing/Gestation Animal Caretakers

Power Washer – Apply Here

  • Assists With Weaning
    • Moving Sows And Piglets Out Of The Room
  • Breaks Down Room
  • Power Washes And Disinfects Room
  • Power Washes Totes
  • Assists With Animal Care On Days With Decreased Power Washing Needs
  • Reports To Sow Farm Manager
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