Assistant Ranch Manager Trainee - El Nido Complex
- Merced, CA
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.
Purpose of Position: To learn all the functions of the Ranch Manager and the Assistant Ranch Manager as they relate to day-to-day fryer ranch duties. Emphasis should be placed on the importance of quickly developing all the necessary skills for becoming an Assistant Ranch Foreperson.
Essential Job Functions:
Learn about and assist with the grow out program so that ranch setup, brooding, temperatures, ventilation, mortality, vaccination, and medication are sustained to meet the highest level of quality and productivity.
Learn about and assist with the maintenance of the facilities and equipment for optimal use and appearance.
Learn about and assist the Foreperson with feed projections, coordination with feed mills of feed deliveries, maintenance of accurate feed inventories and proper feeding methods.
Learn about and assist with the maintenance of accurate and complete records pertaining to all ranch activities, feed, mortality, labor, production, and energy consumption.
React to any ranch emergency that could adversely affect the chickens, day or night.
In the absence of the Foreperson, take full responsibility for the ranch facility and the birds.
Maintain a high level of safety awareness and adhere to and enforce all safety rules, procedures and guidelines.
Learn about and adhere to the strict sanitation and disease prevention guidelines; assist in constant monitoring of bird health, reporting any/all abnormalities to the Ranch Foreperson or Field Supervisor.
Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
Must have good mathematical and organizational skills.
Must be able to move 25 pounds.
Preferably, will have poultry-raising experience.
Preferably, will have a mechanical aptitude.
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.