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HEAD OF NUTRITIONAL SERVICES

Company: Pilgrim's
Location: Greeley
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

At Pilgrims,Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Head of Nutritional Services Position will be in charge of nutrition strategy for broilers and breeders throughout the company. All of the nutritionists will report to this position. Will be responsible for maximizing feed performance at lowest cost with best meat yields. Will direct the nutritional strategy of the company that will provide the best economic return for the company. Will coordinate with Business unit leaders, complex managers and live managers in reviewing results and determining action plans for improvement in breeder and broiler results, Summary:
Position will be in charge of nutrition strategy for broilers and breeders throughout the company. All of the nutritionists will report to this position. Will be responsible for maximizing feed performance at lowest cost with best meat yields. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will direct the nutritional strategy of the company that will provide the best economic return for the company.
  • All nutritionists and director of feed mill QC will report to this position
  • Will coordinate with Business unit leaders, complex managers and live managers in reviewing results and determining action plans for improvement in breeder and broiler results,
  • Extensive travel, at least 50% of the time, will be required visiting operations.
  • Will be responsible for development and training of nutritional staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • PHD in poultry nutrition is required.
    • Must have excellent people and communication skills that will enable motivation of highly technical staff
    • At least 5 years of experience in poultry feed formulation in a commercial poultry operation.
    • Must be highly motivated and self-directed towards delivering excellence,
    • Able to function in a highly competitive and fast-paced environment.
    • Responsible for development and guidance of research farm trials.
    • Must have excellent analytical skills that will allow for analysis of vast amounts of data that leads to making decisions that maximize profits. Supervision Directly: 6 Decision-Making Authority: W ill make decisions on formulation of broiler and breeder feeds that determines the economic success of the company. These decisions would be reviewed by and approved by senior management including Sr. V.P. of Live Technical Services who this position reports to. Budgetary or Property Responsibility W ill manage formulation of poultry feeds with a total annual cost in excess of $2BN. Problem Solving: Most difficult decisions are cost/benefit decisions related to how feed formula is built that balances performance, cost and return. Ability to analyze the data to make these decisions is critical. Accountability: Errors made in this position could negatively affect all live production units of the company. Must be able to travel and work in poultry houses and feed mills.

Keywords: Pilgrim's, Overland Park , HEAD OF NUTRITIONAL SERVICES, Other , Greeley, Kansas

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