Hatchery QA Technician

    Updated 30+ days ago
    Dothan, AL 36301
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Hatchery Quality Technician monitors egg and chick health and tracks key metrics to provide required reports. This role assists Hatchery leadership with various clerical duties as needed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
    Perform egg/ chick quality checks, including day of hatch checks, to ensure chick handling and animal welfare procedures are followed
    • Monitor chicks throughout process flow to ensure processes and procedures are followed
    • Gather and record hatchery data (i.e. egg quality, fertility, breakout, hatch, etc.) and submit completed reports to appropriate personnel as required
    • Provide microbial sampling and results to leadership, reporting any anomalies to leadership in a timely manner
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and communicate to Hatchery leadership
    • Perform assorted clerical tasks (i.e. filing, recording data, etc.) for hatchery as needed
    • Wear and ensure others wear required personal protective equipment where mandatory
    • Perform additional relevant duties as assigned

    SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
    None. This is an individual contributor role with required competencies: Functional/Technical Skills, Action Oriented, Problem Solving, Learning on the Fly, and Interpersonal Savvy

    EDUCATION and CERTIFICATIONS:
    High School diploma or equivalent; Associates degree or higher in Poultry Science, Biology or other relevant discipline preferred

    EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
    Minimum one (1) year clerical or data collection; hatchery and/ or Quality Assurance experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
    • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbal and written, with all levels of the in a timely and professional manner
    • Self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative with a sense of urgency and the ability to self-direct daily activities

    SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
    Follow departmental and company safety policies and programs
    • Wear required protective equipment in all areas where mandatory

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Ability to work non-standard shifts including nights, weekends and holidays as needed
    • Ability to travel throughout the facility as needed

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Posting ID: 614691586Posted: 2021-03-29Job Title: Technician