Ranch Manager- Avenue 145 Ranch - Firebaugh - job 1197758

Foster Farms

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Firebaugh, California

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Purpose of Position:

Contribute to and oversee all ranch activities and functions of assigned fryers and fryer ranch.

Essential Job Functions:

Direct the grow out of fryers through the setup of the ranch, brooding, temperatures, ventilation, mortality, vaccinations, medications, so that conditions are maintained to meet the highest possible level of quality. Maintain the ranch facilities, to include appearance, arranging with the maintenance department, needed materials and service calls. Follow and enforce strict sanitation procedures being constantly aware of the birds health; report any abnormalities to the Field Supervisor. React responsibly to emergencies that could adversely affect the chickens, day or night.

Manage and control all ranch production costs, to include all labor, fuel, supply, utility, medication, and ranch maintenance costs.

Maintain accurate and complete records pertaining to all ranch activities; i.e., feed, mortality, fuel, production, and energy consumption.

Provide proper training and delegation of duties to all ranch personnel. Adhere to and enforce company safety, animal welfare and disease prevention guidelines.


Must have minimum of one year of chicken-raising experience and have completed the Chicken Grow Out Training Program.

Must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a minimum of supervision. Must possess supervisory and leadership skills.

Must have good mathematical and organizational skills.

Must have good written and verbal communication skills (Basic English).

Must be able to move and lift 25 pounds.

Preferably, will have a mechanical aptitude.

Must be able to work as scheduled/needed to include overtime, evenings, holidays and weekends.

Must be able to follow and enforce company standards, guidelines and policies on anyone working on his/her ranch complex.

Must have the ability to work at other ranches/complexes as needed.

Must have desire and ability to maintain a clean and presentable ranch and dwelling.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.

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