Breeder Hatchery Manager

Primary Function:

  • Provides leadership and supervises the production of baby chicks and hatching eggs.
  • Provides consultation and direction to enable Hatchery and Breeder supervisory personnel to produce chicks and eggs.
  • Performs administrative duties in preparing and maintaining records, reviewing production and hatch reports and following through on deviations from expected results.
  • Directs strategic operational plans in hatching egg and chick production.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Directs Hatchery Superintendent, Breeder Supervisors, and Pullet Supervisors in carrying out approved Hatchery-Breeder programs.
  • Prepares budgets.
  • Actively pursues acquisition of information and/or skills related to the management of a Hatchery-Breeder operation.
  • Selects and terminates Breeder and Pullet Supervisors and Hatchery Superintendent.
  • Manages the training experience of Breeder and Pullet Supervisors and Hatchery Superintendent to continually improve their knowledge and skills for successful hatching egg and chick production.
  • Actively recruits and enlists prospective Breeder and Pullet Producers.
  • Projects hatching egg needs and egg sets and books breeder pullet placements and arranges for growing and production facilities to meet these needs.

Position Requirements:

  • Academic:┬áB.S. degree in agricultural science or business or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Five years progressive experience in working with hatcheries, breeder pullets, breeder hens or broilers.

City: Palestine
State: Texas
Date Posted: December 7, 2016
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