CAREERS

Dykhuis Farms is a progressive, family-owned producer of high quality pork.

We have a wide range of career opportunities available.

If you are a hard worker who enjoys the outdoors and contributing to responsible management of our Earth’s resources, please apply here.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE STAGES OF RAISING AND PRODUCING PIGS

6 COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION SOW FARMS – FILLMORE, OVERISEL, AND ZEELAND TOWNSHIPS

Staff (Per Farm)

  • Manager

  • Gestation Team Leader

  • Farrowing Team Leader

  • Full Time Caretakers

  • Part Time Caretakers

2,600-2,800 Sows (Mothers, 330-600 Lbs)

150 Sows Bred Weekly

135 Litters Born Weekly

1,400 Piglets Weaned Weekly

All Piglets Are Moved To Finishing Farms At 3 Weeks Old

COMMERCIAL FINISHING – WAKESHMA TOWNSHIP

Staff

  • Manager

  • Full Time Caretakers

  • Part Time Caretakers

13,500 hogs (13 – 300lbs), from wean weight to market weight

FINISHING FARMS – SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN AND NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA

  • Piglets Arrive Weighing 15 Lbs, And Will Grow To 295 Lbs When They Are Sold

  • It Takes 26 Weeks For A Piglet To Reach Market Weight

  • Average Total Pigs In All Finishing Farms Combined Is 190,000 Pigs

  • Pigs Are Cared For By Our Finishing Staff, And The Family Farmers Who Have Built Facilities To House And Care For Our Animals.

TRUCKING – MICHIGAN AND INDIANA

  • Live haul trucking for market hogs, wean pigs, feeder pigs, and replacement gilts

  • 6 sites: commercial sites in Michigan

  • 50 sites: Contract growers in Michigan and Indiana

MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

  • Maintain, repair, update Dykhuis Farms facilities

  • ventilation systems, control systems, heating/cooling systems, feeding systems, etc.

  • Facility Maintenance/Upkeep:

  • construction projects: roofing, siding, field tile, cement work, etc.

  • Grounds upkeep

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE / FLEET MECHANICS

  • Inspection, maintenance, and repair on Dykhuis Farms vehicles:

  • Trucks, trailers, farm equipment, automobiles

WASH BAY

  • Power wash, sanitize, disinfect trailers and trucks to comply with our Bio-security policies

  • Assist Finishers: vaccinations, loading market hogs, etc.

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

  • 4,000 acres of farm land

  • Planting and harvesting corn & soy beans

  • Manure application

At Dykhuis Farms, our MISSION is

to glorify God through careful and deliberate management

of the resources which have been entrusted to us;

to produce high quality agricultural products

in a way that betters the communities we are part of.

© 2019, Dykhuis Farms, Inc. All Rights Reserved.