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Cooks Venture Poultry
Decatur, AR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Cooks Venture is a group of farmers, cooks, and food professionals who couldn’t find what we wanted in the food system, so we are building it ourselves from the ground up, animal-by-animal, plant-by-plant, meal-by-meal. Our vision is a truly transparent, regenerative supply chain for the future.

Cooks Venture is seeking a Farm Associate Level 2 to join us in our mission to change the world through food! As part of our start-up team, you'll be a key player in ensuring Cooks Venture fulfills our promise to deliver only the best in quality products to our customers.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Utilize equipment provided to obtain the most accurate weights possible for the processing plant and live production management teams to utilize when making decisions
  • Work to obtain accurate weights from network farms in a timely manner, likely 5-6 farms per day
  • Utilize understanding of broiler uniformity
  • Manage weight tracking equipment diligently and keep in working order (will be using a rechargeable hand-held scale)
  • Maintain continuous communication with the broiler manager and be able to effectively communicate information regarding bird weights, uniformity and other information as needed
  • Establish a good working relationship with all network growers
  • Have a broad understanding of broiler uniformity
  • Utilize proper biosecurity standards and identify sick or injured birds and understand how to properly handle these birds
  • Comply with Cooks Venture policies and regulations regarding safety, food safety, environmental sustainability, animal welfare, ingredients and any related item
  • Follow Cooks Venture values to develop and maintain a favorable working relationship with all employees
  • Perform other projects, initiatives, and tasks as directed by leadership with the understanding that as a hands-on job, taking initiative is noted and rewarded

Physical Activities:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • May bend, stoop and be on feet for extended periods of time; will move between environments
  • Work around live animals
  • Handling production equipment like hoppers, augers, power washers, etc.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Agriculture, or another related field preferred
  • 2+ years of experience with poultry, livestock, or farm operations required

Cooks Venture Poultry

Address

Decatur, AR
72722 USA

Industry

Food