Production Laborer

Position Title: Production Laborer          

Department: Production 

Reports To: Hatchery Manager 

Status (Exempt or Non-exempt): Non Exempt 

Job Summary

This position is responsible to assist in all areas of hatchery plant production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in all areas of hatchery plant production and processing as directed by the Operations Manager. Responsible for assisting with egg room work; setting, transferring, take offs and processing of chicks.

Experience, Education, Knowledge and Competencies

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Poultry hatchery or agricultural experience preferred
  • A well-organized and self-directed individual with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet time sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • An ability to read, analyze, and interpret important instructions, guidelines, and/or communications and respond accordingly



Essential Physical Functions and Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.  

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This position description describes the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. This position description is not intended as and does not create a contract of employment between Moyer’s Chicks, Inc. and any individual employee. Moyer’s Chicks, Inc. reserves the right to change this position description at any time within its sole discretion.