Assistant Ranch Manager- Ewing Ranch

Foster Farms Merced , CA 95343

Posted 2 months ago

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Pay Rate: $18.25hr

Purpose of Position: Contribute to and assist Ranch Manager to oversee all ranch activities and functions of assigned fryers and fryer ranch.

Working Relationships:

Internally: Several times weekly, have contact with the feed mill

dispatchers, feed mill drivers, and maintenance repair personnel, personnel from other ranches and field supervision.

Supervise and direct the essential functions of production on their

assigned ranch, such as set-up/clean-up, brooding, vaccination crews,

maintenance repair, feed delivery and

relief personnel.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist manager to direct the grow out of fryers through the setup of the ranch, brooding, temperatures, ventilation, mortality, vaccinations, medications, so that conditions are maintained to meet the highest possible level of quality.

Maintain the ranch facilities, to include appearance, arranging with the

maintenance department, needed materials and service calls. Follow and enforce strict sanitation procedures being constantly aware of the birds health; report any abnormalities to the Manager or Field Supervisor. React responsibly to emergencies that could adversely affect the chickens.

Assist Ranch Manager to manage and control all ranch production costs, to include all labor, fuel, supply, utility, medication, and ranch maintenance costs.

Maintain accurate and complete records pertaining to all ranch activities; i.e., feed, mortality, fuel, production, and energy consumption.

Assist Ranch Manager to provide proper training and delegation of duties to all ranch personnel. Adhere to and enforce company safety, animal welfare and disease

prevention guidelines.

Additional Functions:

Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Must have completed the Chicken Grow Out Training Program.

Must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

Must possess supervisory and leadership skills.

Must have good mathematical and organizational skills.

Must have good written and verbal communication skills (Basic English).

Must be able to move and lift 50 pounds.

Preferably, will have a mechanical aptitude.

Must be willing and able to respond as necessary to alarms and adverse conditions affecting the chickens.

Must be able to work as scheduled/needed to include overtime, evenings, holidays and weekends.

Must be able to follow and enforce company standards, guidelines and policies on anyone working on his/her ranch complex.

Must have the ability to work at other ranches/complexes as needed.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.

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