The Assistant Hatchery Manager will manage and provide direction for hatchery operations necessary to support live production needs. The Hatchery Assistant Manager should have knowledge of, but not limited to, incubation, mechanical, management skills, OSHA, government regulations, sanitation. Have management skills necessary to provide leadership and direction for all associates of the hatchery.
Directly responsible for the supervision and safety of all associates that work in the hatchery. To set up and enforce safety programs, committees, to instruct associates on all local, state, and Perdue safety programs.
Responsible for the maintenance of the building and all equipment. To maintain inventories, equipment, parts, and supplies as needed for operation.
Responsible for Quality and Production requirements. Initiate programs to accomplish the best possible hatchability with a healthy chick. Goal setting to accomplish competitive CPMH in all departments. Participate in QIP.
Responsible for all government required reporting such as community Right to Know, EPA, and all State and Federal requirements.
Responsible for total operating cost of the hatchery. Must set goals in all cost areas to stay competitive with other hatcheries.
Be able to perform any and all jobs within the hatchery in times of absenteeism of staff.
High School Diploma with good reading, writing, analytical, and communication skills.
4-year degree in Agriculture or related field preferred.
Strong work history, worked for one employer for at least 1 year in the past three years.
Have the ability to work in temperatures ranging from 60 degrees to 105 degrees and humidity up to 100%.
Work in a wet, damp, dusty (chick down) environment.
Exposed to chemical, drugs and vaccines to be covered in MSDS training and hazardous communication training.
Must use protective equipment as required.
Be able to travel throughout the operation.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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