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Farm Lead

Company: Cargill
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Job Level: HourlyJob Type: Hourly Full TimeWant to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.
Job Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Shift: 1 st
Compensation: $19.01/hr
Sign On Bonus: $2,500 Benefits Information

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Marathon Health Clinic (Employer sponsored health center)
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts Principal Accountabilities
    • Implement, enforce, and follow all Cargill Safety Programs required by the Environmental Health and Safety Department.
    • Enforce and follow a strict biosecurity policy.
    • Enforce and follow a strict Animal Welfare policy.
    • Have good communication skills and works well with others.
    • Management of flock while in brood, grow and dark out, all farm operations and maintenance.
    • Responsible for leading hourly personnel and working with them daily managing the flock.
    • Rearing Farm Lead makes sure that the farm is clean and disinfected and maintains proper housekeeping at all times.
    • Assist the Flock Supervisor and Senior Rearing Farm Lead controlling costs and maximizing employee performance.
    • Fill in vacancies for absentees, tardiness, and vacations of hourly employees.
    • Monitoring flock health and keeping records on flock performance is required.
    • Business will be conducted in accordance with all Cargill policies and any local, state, and federal laws.
    • Perform any additional job duties assigned by the Breeder Manager or Breeder Flock Supervisor.
    • Required to attend meetings that may be held off-site that are financial, safety, animal welfare, and HR related in nature. Employee must provide own personal and reliable transportation. Required Qualifications
      • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
      • Must be 18 years or older
      • Strong written and oral communication and English proficiency
      • Demonstrated willingness to be a self-starter
      • Computer literate: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
      • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including rotating weekends, and live on the farm (house provided) Preferred Qualifications
        • 6 months leadership experience Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement. Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate them. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status. Employees may be required to wear masks, depending on requirements of the business and public health requirements based on the spread of COVID in the community.
          Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

Keywords: Cargill, Harrisonburg , Farm Lead, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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