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Reserach Technician - Dairy at Land O'Lakes

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Gray Summit, Missouri

Job Description:

The agriculture and food industries are growing fast. With a variety of positions in a lot of different places, Land O’Lakes has just the job for you. Land O'Lakes, Inc., (www.landolakesinc.com) one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations spanning the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2015 annual sales of $13 billion, we manage some of the most respected brands including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinField Solutions. To all the big thinkers, the leaders, future leaders, change makers, hard workers and everyone with a passion for doing something meaningful—we want you on our team. Land O'Lakes is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC (purinamills.com) is a national organization serving producers, animal owners and their families through more than 4,700 local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers throughout the United States. With an uncompromising commitment to animal excellence, Purina Animal Nutrition conducts industry-leading R&D initiatives that create and sustain a valued portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and specialty technologies for the livestock and lifestyle animal markets. Species served by Purina Animal Nutrition include both large and small animals, including cattle, horses, swine, chickens, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits. Headquartered in Shoreview, Minn., Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, Inc.

This is a milker/feeder/collection position responsible for the collection of salable high quality milk from dairy cows and measurements of milk weights along with any required milk samples. This position is responsible for maintaining stalls, alleys, movement of cows to and from their pens, and collection of research samples.

Shift is 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Must Be able to lift 50 pounds and work on your feet for 8 hours at a time.


Requirements:


  • High school diploma.

  • Valid Drivers License.

  • Must obtain a Class E.

  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

  • Must be able to work outside in both hot and cold conditions.

  • Prior experience working with Dairy Cows is preferred.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Must be able to work well in a diverse environment.


 
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.