Farm Labor -Full Time - Harrisonburg, VA
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by CARGILL
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 155,000 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\.
Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill?s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses\. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets\. These businesses employ more than 32,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities\.
Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats
Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers\. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers\. We utilize state\-of\-the\-art turkey, beef, pork and chicken processing capabilities to deliver high\-quality meat products to our partners\. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers\.
Farm Labor is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility\. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title\. The types of roles available are making routine checks at the barns to gather eggs, wash, disinfect, count and tray the eggs, clean and disinfect poultry houses, catch and handle birds to be artificially inseminated, verifying quality and accuracy of products, all while making safety the number one priority\.
While performing the duties of Farm Labor, the employee is regularly exposed to live birds in a hot to cold indoor/outdoor environment\. Positions require standing the entire shift and the use of PPE is required in all areas of the facility\. All employees working in the farms must follow all BioSecurity measures, including, but not limited to showering in/out and wearing company\-issued uniforms, cannot have pet birds, come in contact with anyone owning poultry, sheep and/or hogs, anyone working in another poultry farm or another poultry processing facility\. All employees in the farms must abide by all Animal Welfare policies at all times\.
+ Perform repetitive tasks\. Examples include:
+ Lift/handle live birds
+ Gathering eggs and complete sanitation and inventory
+ Maintaining proper feed and water lines
+ Ensuring product safety and quality
+ Cleanliness and housekeeping
* Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
* Must be 18 years or older
Preferred Qualification s
+ Meat processing experience
+ Poultry farm experience
+ Other farming experience
+ Production experience
+ Work history in the last 12 months
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.
**Primary Location** US\-VA\-Harrisonburg
**Req ID:** HAR01082