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Friona Industries Assistant Bunk Reader-Satanta KS in Liberal, Kansas

The Bunk Reader oversees feed consumption of all cattle to balance between over an underfeeding while maximizing gain and efficiency with minimal waste.

  • Receives and sorts feed cards

  • Examines cattle and recommends rations based on observations

  • Deterrmines how much feed will be fed and makes adjustments on feed" Determines when to increase rations for cattle

  • Discusses feeding problems with feed crew supervisor

  • Gives information to dispatchers via computer/radio

  • Ensures bunk cables are in proper position during feeding cycle

  • Ensures that rocks, concrete and metalare picked up out of bunks and that bunks are kept clean of manure, mold etc.

  • Acts as department supervisor in absence of supervisor

  • Acts as a resources and troubleshooter regarding feeding issues

  • Drives feed truck in absence of truck drivers

  • Sweeps and cleans mill and scoops bunks as needed: performs light maintenance on vehicles as needed.

Education Requirements:

  • 1 year relevant experience

Specific Knowledge:

  • Experience working with cattle is preferred

Special Conditions/Requirements:

  • Valid License

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Long-term sitting, driving, some lifting, and shoveling

  • Frequently ascends/ descends a ladder to access feed truck

  • Constantly works in outdoor weather conditions

  • Moving machinery

  • Extreme weather conditions such as rain, sleet, snow, hail, heat, cold, wind dust, etc.

  • It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities and we will not unlawfully consider any factors of race, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender, disability veteran status or any and all other unlawful biases regarding federal, state or local laws with regard to workers or applicants.

Friona Industries participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer?s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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