Cargill Poultry Technical Specialist in Sto Tomas, Philippines

Poultry Technical Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Purpose

The Poultry Technical Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of company poultry health management guidelines (vaccination, medication, biosecurity, cleaning and sanitation, health and safety, pest control etc). It involves activities to diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of birds. This position will ensure adequate communication is maintained between functions, contractors, customers and outside regulatory agencies. They advises individual poultry raisers on poultry problems, gathers from owner information on care, condition, performance plus birds behavior, inspects flocks, pens and housing and suggests farm management actions to increase egg production or growth of birds.The position will also ensure adherence to Cargill, Inc. Guiding Principles to include policies and procedures for safety, food safety, animal welfare, environmental, sanitation, work quality standards, management and production.

Responsibilities

  • Coaching, development, training and management support to the Poultry Techinical Team to achieve budgeted broiler breeder and broiler production performance by having healthy and quality flocks. This is done through inspecting flocks, pens and diagnose disease and prescribe treatment.

  • Manage and monitor overall broiler breeder and boiler health status and ensure compliance with all Environmental Health and Safety requirements including animal welfare by designing and execution of vaccination, medication, biosecurity, cleaning, sanitation, health and safety, pest control, waste/dead birds disposal etc management.

  • Oversee employee and contract farms farm health issues and concerns by gathering information on care, condition, performance and action of birds.

  • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. .

  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Should be a graduate of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

  • 3 years past experience in broiler breeder or broiler production.

  • Leadership: A demonstrated ability to lead people, positively influence and get results through others.

  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment, policies or regulationas.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong communication, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with multiple levels of the facility and with outside agencies and customers.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite..

  • Effective at interacting with regulatory agencies, facility leadership, plant personnel, consultants etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DVM graduate

  • At least 5 years experience in breeder or broiler health production.

  • Working knowledge of Food Safety, Occupational Safety and Health Standards of DOLE and Environmental regulations

  • Knowledgeable of HR practices, Guiding Principles, etc.

  • Ability to set performance goals, conduct performance reviews and coach.

Job Operations

Primary Location Philippines-40-Sto Tomas

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: STO00255