Farrowing Technician

Date:  Mar 27, 2024

Pierce City, MO, US, 65723

Req ID:  71124
Job Function:  Live Production

Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company now in its second century of growth and innovation.  We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies. 


  • Assist in all aspects of farrowing and lactation and meeting weekly shipping targets of full-value pigs
  • Ability to operate and manage GESTAL farrowing feeder system
  • Ensure that ALL animals across the farm have received proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding on a daily basis.
  • Assist with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper procedures are followed for Day-One pig, fostering
  • Processing of piglets in accordance with company procedures
  • Proper treatment/care of sows in farrowing
  • Maintain cleaning/bedding of farrowing pens; and clean-out and disinfecting farrowing room after weaning
  • Keep, communicate, and report accurate records on a daily basis.
  • Notify and discuss openly with management any problems, concerns or questions.
  • Conserve farm resources such as supplies, equipment, and time
  • Promote cooperation within the unit and contributes to adequate staffing
  • Communicate openly and freely with others

Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor

Minimum Education

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • Experience working with and caring for livestock
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to lead by example, and work with a team of 2-5 people
  • Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements


Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield