Staff Veterinarian - Flexible Location within Central Minnesota
Jennie-O Turkey Store
January 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Industry, Research and Development, Technical Service
The Staff Veterinarian's primary focus is to provide technical support as a participating member of the management team, responsible for live turkey production. You'll be responsible for developing and maintaining preventative medicine programs and general turkey health management; be a part of the planning of detailed projects, focusing on improving turkey health and welfare from breeder production and hatching through commercial production; and provide key support to basic processing to maximize the yield of wholesome turkey meat, while working with an entire team of skilled veterinarians and nutritionists.
Provide technical support as a member of the management team responsible for live turkey production.
Work with an entire team of skilled veterinarians and nutritionists to support company and contract turkey farms.
Develop and maintain preventative medicine and general turkey health management programs.
Plan and execute detailed projects and focusing on improving health and performance.
Provide key support to basic processing to maximize the yield of wholesome turkey meat
Excellent pay and benefit package including health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, vacation, 401K, pension, continuing education and much more. Benefit Eligibility within 31 days and relocation assistance provided to eligible participants.
Jennie-O Turkey Store is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Discipline, responsibility, and motivation
A forward thinking attitude and strong organizational skills
Strong problem-solving skills and decision-making ability
Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and verbal communication skills
A pattern of initiative and leadership
Successful candidates must have a DVM degree from an AVMA accredited institution and have or be eligible for veterinary licensure. e
Previous experience in poultry production
About Jennie-O Turkey Store
Jennie-O Turkey Store is one of the largest turkey processors and marketers in the world. We employ nearly 7000 people, operate 7 processing plants, 175 growing and breeder farms, 8 feed mills, and 3 hatcheries. Our team is the leader in the turkey industry because we are the best at managing all segments of our supply chain from the consumers’ eating experience back to the egg.
Jennie-O Turkey Store , based in Willmar, Minnesota, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL).
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