Clemens Food Group

  • Sow Facility Maintenance - Deer Ridge

    Job Locations US-IN-Ridgeville
    Requisition ID
    2019-12620
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Shift
    1st Shift
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Sow Farm Maintenance

    Welcome to Country View Family Farms! We’re a progressive family owned company with deep roots in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, we have operations in PA, IN, and MI. Known for being industry leaders in our practices and animal care, we live by our core values of ethics, integrity and stewardship.

     

    “Be Me Be Clemens”

     

    Country View Family Farms is a subsidiary of Clemens Food Group. Come grow with us as we continue to vastly expand our swine operations. Join a team of individuals passionate about agriculture.

     

     

    We’re Hiring a Sow Farm Maintenance Technician for our Deer Ridge Farm in Ridgeville, In. In this role, you will perform basic preventative maintenance along with basic mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repairs at our company owned or leased facility. Enjoy our progressive operations including electronic sow feeding (ESF), top-notch biosecurity practices, open pen gestation, along with half our herd being antibiotic free. You will report to the Sow Farm Manager and will be a vital component of keeping our barns operating efficiently.

     

    We Offer a competitive salary and bonus system based on performance, along with a comprehensive benefit program including medical, dental, prescription coverage, short-term disability, life insurance as well as paid time off and educational assistance. In addition, we offer a generous Sharing Plan, which includes a 401k with company match, and profit sharing.

     

    Responsibilities

    What You Would Be Doing

    • Troubleshoot and solve basic mechanical & electrical problems (Including but not limited to repairs to Electronic Sow Feeding Stations, plumbing systems, ventilation system, and heating lamps)
    • Attend required trainings
    • Maintain farm lanes (filling pot hole, grading with rear blade)
    • Follow all safety procedures and wear proper PPE
    • Understand and use lock out/tag out procedures
    • Maintain spare parts needed at farm along with all tools
    • Be available for any emergency repairs
    • Maintain tractor, brush hog, riding mower, bucket & rear blade
    • Complete repair request forms for outside contactor needs
    • Other possible duties could include snow plowing, grass cutting & weed trimming along with spraying weed deterrents, pressure washing & production duties 
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    Qualifications

    This Role is for You if:

    • You have a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and 2 years of maintenance experience, or equivalent maintenance experience.
    • You are multi-task oriented and a team player.
    • You have prior electrical and welding experience (Highly desired)
    • You poses a valid driver’s license
    • You have good verbal and written communication skills.
    • You can lift at least 50 lbs and push at least 100 lbs
    • You are able to work in inclement weather conditionsYou are available to work Monday thru Friday, with some weekends and holiday work required.
    • You are committed to meeting and exceeding industry standards in care and welfare of our animals.
    • You are able to tolerate a barn environment, which may include animal dander, manure, dust, blood, odors and frequently noisy conditions.

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