Poultry Service Technician

Location: Clinton

Zone: Ontario

Type: Animal Nutrition

Posted: 09-28-2021

Expires: 12-03-2021

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The Poultry Service Technician is responsible for supervising and working with broiler producing customers to ensure each flock is properly cared for. This position is a full-time position.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Poultry Sales Representatives to follow animal nutrition, medication and vaccination plans that meet customer requirements according to schedule
  • Undertake farm sprays and water vaccinations on customer farm locations
  • Deliver product from Hensall Co-op feed mill location to customers
  • Maintain a strict record of all products used and report any additional sales to order desk
  • Assist with weighing poultry, pullet and cockerel selection, and delivering birds to veterinarian as required
  • Maintain sprayer and scales through preventative maintenance and regular cleaning
  • Troubleshoot any technical problems occurring with equipment and report any defects
  • Serve as a main point of contact for customers and build relationships to ensure customer satisfaction and capitalize on opportunities
  • Respond to customer/poultry producer requests/complaints in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure all customer records and contract documentation is maintained properly
  • Maintain an accurate up-to-date log of farm visits and report to poultry sales representatives (PSR) regarding any farm conditions and metrics relevant
  • Understand and follow all proper biosecurity protocols for individual customers when making farm visits
  • Maintain a full supply of coveralls and other sanitation equipment to use for farm visits
  • Monitor flock health and coordinate corrective actions with PSRs to make recommendations to customer
  • Obtain and analyze samples as required
  • Spend time with PSR to learn valuable sales skills that pertain to poultry producers and livestock feed
  • All other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Strong agricultural background
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service
  • Technical knowledge in livestock feed, nutrition and new technologies
  • Effective organizational ability and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word, Excel etc.
  • Strategic selling and negotiation skills
  • Capable of building lasting relationships within and outside Hensall Co-op

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid G Driver’s License

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through our online portal.

 

Hensall Co-op is committed to employment equity and encourages members of the four designated groups to apply.