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HATCHERY MANAGER in TRAINING At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Requirements for the position

  • 4 year degree in applicable field or qualifying field experience in live production

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Power point

  • Basic accounting skills

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Ability to travel at least 75% of the time while in the program

  • Willingness to accept open positions regardless of location unless other arrangements are specified at the time of program entry.

  • Ability to take on difficult task and learn from them

  • Ability to work with the Live Production and Tech Services Team on a daily basis

    Primary Job Responsibilities and KPI’s :

  • Complete 4 week rotation in a Jamesway hatchery

  • Complete 4 week rotation in a Chickmaster hatchery

  • Complete one week rotation in a complex with single stage incubation

  • Complete Jamesway incubator training

  • Complete Chickmaster incubator training

  • Complete 2 week rotation with 4 industry leaders in hatchery tech services

  • Complete 2 week rotation with a veterinarian concentrating on break outs and sanitation

  • Complete 2 week rotation in breeders

  • Complete 2 embryology seminars

  • Complete Aviagen hatchery manager training

  • Complete Cobb hatchery manager training

  • Complete approved sanitation training

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;

  • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;

  • 401(k): eligible after 90 days of employment including company match which begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule

  • Base salary range of $67,000 to $95,000; and

  • This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program;

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background check for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.