MPS Egg Farms - Production House Opportunities Available! - Entry Level - Will Train!

Up to $13.50/Hour

MPS Egg Farms' Sunnyside farm located in North Manchester, Indiana is hiring for our Production operations. We offer good pay, steady hours, bonus potential, and a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, paid vacation, paid holidays, and other benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in starting a career in the agricultural industry.

Company Summary

MPS Egg Farms is one of the largest and most reliable shell egg producers in the United States, with roots dating back to 1875. We are currently the 8th largest egg producer in the US, with over 11 million hens.

Position Summary: Production

Maintaining the highest standards of animal welfare is paramount in this position. On a daily basis Production House workers are dedicated to caring and providing a safe environment for hens as well as performing other associated duties assigned by the Production Manager. Additionally, they also perform routine maintenance on the house including the feeding/watering/heating/lighting systems as needed. They also utilize proper Biosecurity standards when entering and exiting houses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cleans walls and ceilings, maintains established house cleanliness standards, and performs other routine housekeeping duties as assigned
  • Uses air hoses to clean buildings; flushes water lines routinely
  • Records information according to instructions
  • Inspects hens for diseases and removes weak, injured, ill, and dead hens from flock
  • Monitors feed, water, illumination, ventilation, and other house systems to ensure they are operating properly
  • Monitors egg belts and elevators for egg jams
  • Records water consumption, feed consumption, temperature in houses
  • Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the supervisor
  • Follows all established Safety and Biosecurity policies and procedures at all times
  • Maintains high standards of animal welfare at all times
  • Attends staff meetings, training, and educational classes as required
  • Assists in the Processing area as required and instructed
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Prior personal or professional experience working with livestock on a farm setting is preferred but not required
  • Able to walk approximately 5-10 miles daily, bend & reach, push & pull
  • Able to work around manure and dust
  • Able to work in an environment with caged or cage-free birds
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Basic math skills, including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measurements
  • Able to follow spoken and written instructions in English
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Able to perform all aspects of this job (repetitive movements, standing for long periods, lifting up to 75 pounds, performing visual inspections of materials, containers, feeders, operations, etc.)
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, which will include weekends, and holidays

Biosecurity/Animal Welfare

The jobsite is a biosecure environment which requires the strict daily adherence to established biosecurity processes and procedures before entering the facility. Appropriate clothing and footwear coverings are provided by the Company. All employees are required to sign an agreement to avoid any avian species (chickens, ducks, birds, etc.). All employees are required to sign and abide by the Company Biosecurity and Company Animal Welfare Guidelines.

During the current Pandemic, all Team Members are required to wear company issued or authorized facial coverings while at work unless they have been fully vaccinated.

MPS Egg Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer.