Hatchery Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
Fresno, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Purpose of Position:

Provide overall direction and management of the Hatchery.Responsible for the development of all employees including the management team.This role is responsible for ensuring the facility have a trained, proficient, well-motivated workforce that accomplishes meeting department goals on quality, yield, productivity, cost and safety.

Essential functions:

Responsible for his/her respective hatchery and for meeting department goals and standards on quality, yield, productivity, cost and safety.This is accomplished through direct management at facilities.

Directly responsible for the development and training of supervisors and managers, working within the guidelines of good employee relations and company policies and procedures.

Development and implementation of the long-term strategy for optimizing utilization based on projected forecasts.

Researching and implementing technologies to streamline process and to positively affect both quality and cost efficiency.



BS Degree in poultry science, engineering, or business.

5+ years’ experience in chicken live production.

5+ years’ experience managing a poultry hatchery

Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing and must have strong interpersonal skills

Balanced technical, mechanical, and human resource knowledge.

Able to evaluate line employees, and exempt employees, fairly and objectively

Ability to interface on a daily basis with all support groups or departments.

Must be able to adhere to disease control policies

Must be able to work varied shifts including weekends on a regular basis

Ref ID: REF1039P

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