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Tyson Foods Alley Buyer - Storm Lake, IA - Full Time in Storm Lake, Iowa

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.

Los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 como condición de empleo. La verificación de la vacuna se requerirá para el 1 de octubre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo con base en la sede (corporativa) de la empresa y para el 1 de noviembre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo en las plantas y almacenes.

Job Details:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for handling livestock.

Duties include:

  • Sort, count, weigh, tattoo and pen all animals in a hog yard environment

  • Learn Tyson Pork Procurement Programs carcass merit kill sheet information weight docks and other buying procedures.

  • Alley buyer also acts as a station relief buyer in absence of manager for training and vacation relief.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: BS degree in Animal Science or Agriculture preferred.

Experience: Livestock experience required. Swine or cattle experience preferred.

Communication Skills: Must have good verbal and written communication skills and must be able to communicate efficiently with drivers. Must be highly motivated in running a successful business.

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills required.

Travel: Overnight travel required

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Physical Demands/Requirements:

  • Bending: Minimal bending is required depending on the ability to motivate hogs with the Team Members voice.

  • Lifting: Minimal amounts of lifting are required to use the flag. The flag weighs less than 5 pounds. Tattoo hammer is lifted and weighs less than 5 pounds.

  • Push Pull: Some pushing pulling maybe required to open and close gates or move downed hogs and to tattoo hogs.

  • Reaching: Reaching with the flag is required to move hogs as well as to tattoo hogs.

  • Grasping: A full hand grasp is used when holding flags tattoo hammer and gates.

  • Standing: Team members are required to stand or walk for the entire shift.

  • Force: Minimal force is required for most tasks. Moderate to heavy force may be needed when moving downed hogs.

Work Duty: Team members may be required to wear hard hat steel toe boots or hearing protection. The temperature of the work area is seasonal and depends on outside temperatures may reach in excess of 95 F. The team member performing this position understands that the functions performed could affect product safety legality and quality systems. The Supervisor Trainer will keep the team member apprised on job functions to meet the above requirements. The team member will complete the necessary qualification requirements for the job assigned.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:

Yes

Work Shift:

A Shift (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here (https://www.tysonfoods.com/sites/default/files/2020-07/CCPA%20applicant%20notification.pdf) .

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.

The vaccines against COVID-19 are free for new hires and are accompanied by a cash incentive for eligible non-corporate based hires. Readily available at select sites.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose (http://www.tysonfoods.com/who-we-are/our-story/purpose-values) .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.

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