Hatchery Processing Labor

at Tyson Foods in Rose, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.

Los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 como condición de empleo. La verificación de la vacuna se requerirá para el 1 de octubre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo con base en la sede (corporativa) de la empresa y para el 1 de noviembre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo en las plantas y almacenes.

Job Details:

Schedule : Wednesday through Saturday, including holidays. Hours : 5:20 am through 5:20 pm. Start and end times may vary. Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.

+ Candidates must reside within the current recruitment area to include the following counties: In Arkansas – Benton County; In Oklahoma – Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Delaware or Mayes County.

+ Candidates with agricultural or production experience will be considered preferred.

+ Internal applicants must have completed their probationary period and have no disciplinary actions within the last 6 months. A point level of = 6 attendance points and 6 months in the current area is preferred. If no internal applicants meet these requirements then probationary and temporary team members will be considered. Must wear company provided facial covering.

Starting Wage: $15.45 Competitive benefits, including:

+ Health, dental and vision insurance

+ Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

+ Short- and long-term disability insurance

+ Critical illness, accident and hospital indemnity insurance

+ 401(k)

+ Stock purchase plan

+ Educational Assistance Program (including GED assistance, Citizenship assistance, ESL and tuition reimbursement)

+ Referral incentives

+ Paid vacation

+ Paid holidays

Position Summary:

+ Inspect and process eggs for incubation, inspect and process chicks, maintain/clean hatchery facility. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Grade and transfer eggs from pedigree flocks for hatch (10%)

+ Tray eggs which consists of: observe shell color and texture as well as other external characteristics such as streaks, shadings, discolorations, and size. Transfer eggs by examination of position of yolk, and size of air cell; place hatching eggs in hatch buggies; place broken, dirty or other substandard eggs in container (15%)

+ Record data entry of egg and chick information onto touch screen tablet (10%)

+ Perform the following sanitation activities: operate tray washer, remove eggshells. Use broom, power washer, scratch pads and squeegee to clean and sanitize setters, hatchers, egg rooms, tables, drains and chick processing areas (20%)

+ Participate in hatch process by wingbanding chicks, vaccination of chicks using gun to inject vaccine, count chicks. Deliver chicks to Brooding houses. (15%)

+ Euthanize selected or sub standard chicks by company approved methods of euthanizia. (20%)

+ Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice, such as: clean hatchery office, break room and restrooms; sanitize vehicles; assist with egg orders. (10%)

Biosecurity/Animal Welfare/Safety Requirements:

+ The jobsite is a biosecure environment which requires showering, changing clothing and footwear before entering the facility. Appropriate clothing and footwear are provided by the Company. No jewelry may be worn on the jobsite except for medical ID jewelry and body piercings covered by appropriate clothing. Must be willing to sign an agreement to avoid any avian species (chickens, ducks, birds, etc.). Must be willing to sign and abide by the Company Biosecurity and Company Animal Welfare Guidelines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

+ Physical: Must use safe lifting techniques. Must regularly lift and/or move, up to 40 pounds to move items such as tray of eggs, etc; tools, such as wheeled buggy, may be required to occasionally move up to 1,000 pounds such as egg buggies. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand majority of shift (concrete floor/padded floor); walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects and controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; climbing/ladder usage; weekly changing of filters and lightbulbs; stoop/bend up to 1000 times per day; talk or hear; drive a vehicle within the farm complex. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.

+ Tools and Equipment:

+ Environment: Required to work on wet, slippery surfaces and in hot, dry, dusty, wet, icy, snowy and cold environments.

+ Personal Protective Equipment Required: Safety goggles and/or glasses, face shield, chemical gloves, waterproof apron, and company issued footwear are required. Ear plugs will be used as required. NIOSH approved N95 particulate respirators will be worn as needed.

+ Chemicals Commonly Used: Disinfectants such as Synergize, Virocid,Clorox wipes, Lysol, Formaldehyde, Chlorofoam, Acid-a-foam, bleach, hand sanitizer, TEK, PI 1200, PI 2100, Comet, PineSol and etc.

+ Safety: Team member is expected to follow all applicable safety policies and procedures. These include but are not limited to Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, LOTO and Personal Protective Equipment. Team member is expected to identify, address and mitigate safety related risks.

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.

During the current Pandemic (2020), all Team Members will be required to wear company issued facial coverings. Training will be provided to each Team Member specific to their job and their facility location in addition to signing an acknowledgement form they understand these expectations.

It is considered an essential function of each job for a Team Member to wear the company issued facial coverings. If a Team Member indicates they will not wear the mask, they will not be considered for the position in which they are applying or any position that requires the facial covering. If a Team Member has a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing the mask, Cobb will engage in an interactive process to determine whether a reasonable accommodation can be provided that addresses the safety concerns associated with the Pandemic and allow the Team Member to perform the essential functions of the job.

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October
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Job Posting: JC192128046

Posted On: Sep 11, 2021

Updated On: Sep 27, 2021