Farrowing Technician
  • Job Posting Expires: 12/1/2021
2M ago
$30,000 to $70,000
Full Time
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
0-2 Years
Primary Duties

The purpose of the Farrowing Technician is to perform the daily duties associated with farrowing production issues.

Such as: 

Farrowing Production:

Assist Department Leader with preparation of pre-farrow rooms

Perform inducing of sows*

Execute proper farrowing of sows

Ensure proper execution of day one pig care

Identify piglets that require a nurse sow or litter swap

Assist Department Leader in ensuring that piglets are with the correct sow and crate; transfer and size piglets as directed

Movement of animals (sows and piglets) as directed

Treat and vaccinate sows and piglets as directed

Keep crates full of lactating sows

Process and castrate piglets

Feed lactating sows per protocol

Assist Department Leader with maintaining accurate documentation (i.e. weekly, monthly inventory of sows and piglets)

Assist in power washing, as assigned

Advocate and engage in SFI’s animal welfare policy, including promoting animal well-being, remedying circumstances which impede animal care, and properly reporting instances of mistreatment or abuse

Ensure that SFI training program requirements, and procedures are being met and followed

Ensure the highest level of a safe work environment and safe work practices

Maintain PQA certification status

Ensure and maintain as directed that all SFI bio-security policies and procedures are followed and enforced

Exhibit strong teamwork, including working to achieve team goals, embracing new technologies, working on new projects, etc.

Be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 lbs. with reasonable accommodation


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Applicants must be dependable and able to lift 30 pounds. Please contact us for a full job analysis. 

Compensation Details

* Medical         * Sick *401K *Dental                         * Vacation        * Cafeteria       * Life *STD/LTD 



Rate is dependent upon experience

How to Apply

For more information, call us at (402) 487-8204. For an application visit our website www.schwartzfarms.com or email us at hr@schwartzfarms.net.