TriOak Foods a second generation family corporation that has transformed into a top 15 pork producer in the United States, is currently seeking candidates for our Sow Units located in Iowa.  If you have a strong work ethic, great communication skills and are self motivated then come grow with us.  We are looking for people to fill both full time and part time Swine Technician positions. 

Regular duties would include:

  • Check feeding system to make sure all animals are receiving feed and water through the barn.

  • Check animals for stress, sickness, vaccinate, treat/medicate as needed and manage sick animals following farm protocols.

  • Check production environment and cleanup where needed.

  • Complete heat checks of animals to determine readiness for breeding.

  • Complete steps to artificially inseminate sows to meet weaned pig goals for the farm.

  • Maintain swine semen inventory, determine breeding needs and orders as appropriate.

  • Complete pregnancy checks of sows and monitor pregnancies.

  • Maintain proper identification and breeding records according to farm protocol.

  • Safely sort and move animals within Breeding or into Farrowing using proper techniques.

  • Communicate with Breeding Department to plan animal flow and processing.

  • Setup and prepare farrowing rooms for new animal arrivals.

  • Move sows into farrowing and into rooms in an effort to level weaning ages within each room.

  • Process litters and support the birthing of new pigs daily.

  • Wean healthy sows and pigs according to protocols.

  • Transfers litters in preparation for shipment to grower farms.

  • Maintain proper identification and farrowing records according to farm protocol.

  • Complete power washing, disinfecting and cleanup as needed.

  • Check and help maintain the waste removal/management system according to farm protocols.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all Biosecurity and Animal Welfare policies and practices.
  • General Maintenance and repairs as assigned.

  • Regular, consistent attendance is essential to the function of this position.

  • Follows all safety rules and practices and encourages coworkers to do the same.

  • Other duties as may be assigned to fulfill responsibilities of this position/barn.

TriOak Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive benefit package

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