Perdue Farms, Inc.

FLOCK ADVISOR

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Description/Job Summary

The purpose of a Flock Advisor is to protect the Perdue Farms, Inc. brand name.  Improve company profitability by serving as a representative overseeing the inventory of poultry on his/her route.  In doing so the responsibilities will involve direct interaction with all departments of the company that are associated with our contract producers.  The Flock Advisor is responsible for maintaining good communication and flow of information from the company to contract producers and vice versa.  Responsibilities also include ensuring that all requirements are met or exceeded with include but not limited to current prescribed department and company initiatives. 
 

Responsibilities/Duties

1.     Maintain assigned route square footage to meet the demands established by sales to fulfill customer orders.
 
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#2.     Work directly with assigned contract producers to improve company profitability and competitive position by    
           implementing production programs and documenting producer compliance at each visit to the farm.
 
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#3.      Maintain route compliance to Poultry Welfare, Food Safety, and Environmental “Best Management Practices”
           to maintain a strong brand image.
 
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#4.      Support other departments within the company that are impacted by the producers on assigned route by
           maintaining good open lines of communication between all parties.  
 
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#5.     The ability to monitor chick placements, bird weights, flock movements, mortality and feed inventories.  The
          ability to assess bird health, administer proper field vaccinations, prescribe treatment, and perform various 
          testing on birds to identify disease and relay finding to management. 
 
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#6.     Demonstrate competency with poultry health and disease as it relates to poultry production. 
 
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#7.     Act in a professional and courteous manner at all times upholding professional and positive work image for self                       
          and Perdue Farms.
 
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#8.    Comply and follow company requirements regarding bio-security, food safety and poultry welfare programs
          and policies at all times.
 
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#9.    Manage company vehicle and operate in a safe manner complying will all Perdue, state and federal
          requirements/policies and use only for work related purposes.
 
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#10.    Maintain safe working environment.
 

Required Education

Strong, reading, math, writing, communication skills (oral and written), analytical skills, a statistical background with a High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.   Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred with suggested major in the field of Poultry Science, Animal Science, or Agribusiness Management.
 

Required Qualifications

License – Must have a valid Drivers License with no points. Certified copy of State Driver’s Record for the past seven (7) years required before being employed.
 
Planning – an ability to think ahead.
 
Problem Solving – ability to analyze and resolve problems at a functional level.
 
Technical Skills – knowledge of and ability to implement modern processes & techniques and quality improvement processes.
 
Customer Satisfaction – knowledge of and ability to provide a strong customer orientation.
 
Communication – ability to communicate to all levels of the organization including producers and a commitment to excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
 
Commitment – dedication and commitment to company values.
 
Safety – ability, knowledge and commitment to put safety of above everything else while achieving established goals.

Two (2) to four (4) years of previous work experience preferred. 
 

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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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.