Sow Farm Filter Technician

Job #: 167115

Location: MN

A large pork powerhouse seeks a sow filter technician to ensure stringent standards are upheld for a key site.
  • Assist in training of employees on biosecurity policies and procedures.
  • Assist in outlining project plans, setting project goals and deadlines, and evaluating performance.
  • Communicate potential projects and forecast project costs with Farm Manager and Sow Service Manager
  • Direct and assist in pre-filter placement
  • Manage inventory of filtration equipment (socks, caulk, etc.) and report any needs to farm manager
  • Occasionally drive the wean bus to deliver pigs to nurseries
  • Perform and document any required maintenance on filtration system and inspection records
  • Perform daily/weekly/monthly inspections of filtration system.
  • Perform general troubleshooting, diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and adjust
  • Perform regular biosecurity audits to ensure all biosecurity policies and procedures comply with standards
  • Report biosecurity concerns to farm manager
  • Work with subcontractors as needed and maintain good working relationships
  • Assist with GDU chores when necessary
  • Assist with general repairs and maintenance of sow farm as needed
  • Able to use a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Available to work all hours, including evenings and weekends if necessary.
  • Detail-oriented and systematic in designing and executing short and long-term objectives.
  • Excellent organizational skills and capable of demonstrating initiative and working independently with occasional direction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
High school diploma or GED required. Experience working in and around swine and swine facilities is preferred.