Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian
March 21, 2012 — Tyson Foods
Tyson Foods Inc, the world's largest protein producer and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, is looking for a Veterinarian to join our Pork Group Technical Services team. This position is primarily responsible for direct interaction with company producers and the verification of swine herd health ensuring adherence to standard operating guidelines and production practices. The Veterinarian will handle health-related farm issues and will communicate these issues to the appropriate department heads.
Veterinarian responsibilities include: working with farm personnel to assess health issues and coordinating with the Technical Services department to develop strategies that address those issues; collaboratively developing improved processes around production management, health management, genetic improvement, and bio security; and conducting farm assessments and evaluations and assisting in training company personnel on proper animal husbandry practices.
Education: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and requires licensure or willingness to obtain licensure in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri.
Experience: Three years plus related experience (time in veterinary college counts towards experience).
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) required.
Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills.
Travel: 24 or more domestic trips per year.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have direct reports.
Special Skills: A thorough understanding of diseases and disorders detrimental to the welfare of swine.
To apply: Please visit www.tysonfoods.com, go to the “Careers” tab and follow the indicated steps.
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