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Barn Maintenance

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Position Title:    Barn Maintenance

Department:      Maintenance

Reports To:        Barn Lead/Production Manager

FLSA Status:     Full – Time Hourly     

About Us:

Joining the Versova family of companies is more than just starting a new job. When you are employed by Versova, you immediately are part of something bigger – a team of dedicated individuals working under a common set of core values and guiding principles.  As an organization and as individuals within that organization, we are guided by principles that include excellence, ownership, initiative, execution, and continuous improvement.

The Versova team is built from people who will integrate our shared values in their lives and work with our companies. Together we celebrate our collective efforts, perform to our highest potential, help others, enrich our communities and maintain strong ethical standards and accountability for our actions.

Our expectation of our team members is that every employee will take ownership by accepting accountability for their actions and proactively take initiative to execute any task. Our team members are good stewards of our people, birds, product and equipment.  Our team members also possess an attitude of servant leadership by always asking “what can I do to help”. Finally, by continuously striving to improve, our team members are driving our organization to be the premier egg producer. 

Team members that share and embrace our philosophy can expect Centrum Valley Farms to provide opportunities for growth and clear paths toward advancement in our company.

Our business and commitment to service is built around the following Common Values; which we instill in all our employees:

1.)     Initiative

2.)     Service

3.)     Stewardship

4.)     Integrity

5.)     Quality

6.)     Safety & Service

7.)     Community

8.)     Respect

Job Summary:

The Barn Maintenance is responsible for the maintaining the operational condition of the poultry barns, equipment and other physical assets of the farm. Will be responsible of monitoring all periodic equipment and system maintenance, preventive maintenance, and assist with fixing broken equipment as needed.

                                   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform maintenance on ventilation system, including baffles, and fans.
  • Perform maintenance on housing systems, including water systems, feeders, and manure removal systems. 
  • Monitor and perform maintenance on feed system, including augers, egg collectors and cross conveyors.
  • Understand and follow all SOP’s related to the job while maintain a safe work environment.
  • Responsible for maintaining tools clean and in good working conditions. 
  • Report any food safety and quality issues to their direct supervisor. 
  • Responsible for having effective communication with the Production Manager and assist with efficiencies. 
  • Compliance to FDA, USDA rules and regulations.  Including Centrum Valley Farms Biosecurity Policies and Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Food Defense Programs.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School or GED preferred
  • Previous maintenance experience in the poultry industry.
  • Reading and comprehension skills necessary to read, understand and follow SOP’s and other written instructions or work details.
  • English reading and writing abilities
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively and well with all levels of employees and management
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to work weekends and holiday hours is required based on the production demand.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull 75+lbs. 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Must be able to bend and lift and twist on different surfaces, including concrete.
  • Be able to withstand uncomfortable conditions, such as heat and cold. Be able to withstand uncomfortable conditions, such as heat when you are working in the barn and cold when they are outside during winter.

Join Centrum Valley Farms and become part of a winning team!

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  (While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

 

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

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