Jennie-O-Turkey Store, the leader in the turkey industry and a subsidiary of Hormel Foods, headquartered in Willmar, Minnesota, has an opening for Staff Veterinarian at the Willmar Corporate Office.
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 to raise healthy high-performing turkeys. Be a part of the planning of detailed projects and focusing on best-cost production from breeder production and hatching through commercial production. 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
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 Minnesota and Wisconsin licensure
Previous experience in poultry production
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: 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. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
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 Turke...y Store , based in Willmar, Minnesota, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL).