Cobb - Hatchery Pull Crew (Full-Time)

at Tyson Foods in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, 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 : Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday Hours : Sunday and Monday, 6:00 am until finished; Thursday and Friday, 5:00 until finished. Start and end times may vary. Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.


+ Candidates must reside within one of the following counties in order to be considered: in Arkansas- Benton, Madison, or Washington; in Oklahoma- Adair, Cherokee, or Delaware

+ Candidates with agricultural or production experience are considered preferred

Starting Wage: $16.45 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

Summary :

+ This position is responsible for the pulling of chicks and preparing chicks for processing; properly disposes of substandard chicks. Washing and disinfecting of the pull room. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

+ Removing new chicks from hatchery baskets loading them onto a belt (25%)

+ Removing/stacking newly counted chicks from conveyer belt after being place in chick box (25%)

+ Transferring dirty basket into the tray washer; removing and disinfecting clean basket from tray washer. (25%)

+ Cleaning and disinfecting pull room. (10%)

+ Placing new pads into empty chick boxes for the following day (5%)

+ Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Such as: Operate a high pressure and regular water hose, operates box washer, maintains a clean and organized work area, assisting with nightly laundry as needed. (10%)

Biosecurity/Animal Welfare 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 remove hatcher basket from stack of 15 high (overhead lifting) weighing 20-25lbs. Must regularly lift and stack chick boxes (wheeled dolly) weighing up to 12 pounds and will occasionally be required to push or pull stacks of boxes up to 125 pounds. Will regularly be required to pull/push 500 to 1000 pounds (wheeled carts). While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk majority of shift (concrete floor); sit; use hands to handle or feel objects and controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; climbing/ladder usage; 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.

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

+ Personal Protective Equipment Required: Safety goggles, face shield, chemical gloves, waterproof apron, and rubber boots 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, Lysol, bleach, etc.

+ Safety: TM 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. TM is expected to identify, address and mitigate safety related risks.

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.

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.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

3RD 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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Job Posting: JC194750581

Posted On: Oct 13, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021