Finding the right place to grow your career isn’t (over) easy, so we’re here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you’ll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the “way things have always been done.” Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you’re into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you’ll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!
With a deep desire to ensure the ethical treatment of animals and to contribute to the success and profitability of our Growers, the Grower Support Coordinator will partner with our Growers to manager production and compliance on our farms in an assigned area. You will assist Vital Farms Growers in all production needs including but not limited to nutrition, light stimulation, pasture rotation, health challenges, cooler temperature regulations and many other essential needs. As the Grower Support Coordinator, you will be a critical resource to our Growers and must visit each farm regularly in addition to being accessible during normal business hours and beyond. The successful candidate will ensure that all Animal Welfare standards are maintained. A positive can-do attitude is essential. The qualified applicant must be able to work flexible hours.
What You'll Do
Become an expert on the Vital Farms and our standards to ensure that all animal welfare standards are maintained
Develop close professional working relationships with Growers to support their learning and development
Collaborate with Growers to get ahead of consumption issues, mortality, thin shells, yolk colors, and any other critical issues that could impact our Growers
Listen to Grower needs and concerns and diplomatically solve challenges
Follow the stakeholder model with our growers, suppliers, and crew members
Must be an excellent member of the Grower Support team, staying in close contact with other crew members to share best practices, support each other and our Growers
Utilize professional communication skills both on the phone and in person
Travel is necessary to perform job successfully
What's in it for You?
Be part of a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table
Work in a Mission-focused environment alongside passionate colleagues
Competitive pay and benefits
Companywide bonus program
Generous retirement contributions
Free eggs, butter, and ghee, along with friends and family discounts
Fun team SWAG
Learning and Development team dedicated to your growth
Vital Farms is a Certified B Corp that sources and markets delicious, high-quality, ethically-sourced egg and dairy products nationwide. We started on a single family-farm in Austin, TX in 2007, with 20 Rhode Island hens and a drive to raise the standards in sustainable agriculture. Today Vital Farms is THE leading producer of pasture raised eggs, partnering with more than 200 family farms, and selling into over 13,000 grocery stores around the country. We believe that a healthy bottom line is the result of healthy business practices, and we care deeply about supporting all our stakeholders. This includes our crew, our consumers, our retailers, and of course our happy hens and contented cows. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.
Vital Farms will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.
In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.
To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other status protected by law.
What You Bring to the Table
Knowledge of poultry industry & Certified Humane standards preferred
Able to analyze data and draw conclusions which lead to action
Able to set own goals and work to accomplish them
Passion for sustainable agriculture
Organized and able to work independently
You’re no hero – You know the power of teamwork and celebrate the work of others before your own.
You give a sh*t – You believe in acting like an owner and making Vital Farms a place to be proud of.
You raise the standards – You know growth can be hard, but you strive to improve yourself and others each day.
You can walk in someone else’s boots – You seek to understand other’s viewpoints and think that you get to better answers by sitting on the same side of the table.
You don’t walk on eggshells – You’re not afraid to leave the bullsh*t behind and have honest conversations.
About Vital Farms
We’re on a mission to bring ethically produced food to your table. That starts with girls on grass year-round, but it doesn’t stop there! Let Vital Farms eggs, butter and ghee show you how delicious ethical food can be.