Boehringer Ingelheim

Benson , NC
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Farm Hand / Farm Associate

Boehringer Ingelheim
Benson, NC Full-time
Posted on May 25, 2018

Description: Under the direction of the Associate Manager Raleigh, NC Sites, the incumbent is responsible for performing the day-to-day operations of a hatchery and grow-out facility to ensure the delivery of healthy Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) chickens in sufficient quantities to meet the demands of other sites. Able to operate and train other employees on all equipment necessary to perform required job functions and ensures biosecurity practices are maintained at the site. Follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs), flows, & management direction to ensure adherence to all federal, state, local & company regulations, SOPs and guidelines.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Requirements: High School Diploma Minimum of 3 years' experience in poultry husbandry, and/or live production

Preferred: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Poultry Science or other related field is highly desired. An individual who is self-motivated, has the ability to think logically and consider upcoming events into current work plan, has the ability to work well under pressure along with strong mathematical skills.

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities: Ability to lift / push / pull 50 lbs. and carry it at least 10 feet. Must be able to squat, bend, and stoop, as well as twisting and turning. Able to stand on feet for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and visual acuity are important.

This position may require working weekends along with flexible shift hours. Regular attendance is required to assure continuance of operations and care of animals. Self-motivated. Ability to think ahead to next task. Ability to work well under time constraints. Must be a team player. Maintain professional working relations with all team members. Attention to detail and ability to document work performed is required.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop a team environment. Must have a clean driving record.

Eligibility Requirements: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required) Must be 18 years of age or older

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