14277 15th St SE
Gorans Brothers, Inc. is a family-owned integrated farm business producing the highest quality, competitively
priced agricultural products. The people at Gorans Brothers embody the following core values:
Easy to work with
Do the right thing
Treat everyone with respect
Gorans Brothers is looking to fill a full-time position for Brooder Supervisor. Here at Gorans Brothers we value
our employees and their needs because each and every employee is a vital part of our team. We are a family
owned and operated turkey farm, feed mill, and cropping operation with flexible hours and great benefits. The
Brooder Supervisor position is primarily responsible for turkey husbandry and supervising all brooder workers
and reporting to the Director of Turkey Operations. We are looking for highly motivated people who desire to
work on a turkey farm that values excellent character and work ethic in the Willmar area.
1. Well-functioning Turkey facility/building/equipment
2. Gain per day/total production
3. Turkey husbandry
4. Livability/bird health/welfare
Lead, Manage, Accountability
Ensure checklist for daily/weekly/monthly tasks are completed.
Meet expectations on the Level 3 Skill Assessment
Communicate fluently in English and Spanish
Execute objectives from Director of Turkey Operations
Coordinate brooders for activities – barn setup, poults, moving, cleanout.
Coordinate with Grower Supervisor
Train new grower employees
Communicate with Maintenance Manager with needed repairs and materials.
Ensures compliance to bio-security policy and animal welfare practices.
Follows safety procedures.
Schedule brooder PTO time and substitute absences
Have annual reviews with direct reports.
Have high production expectations.
Follow standard processes and reduce process variation.
Monitor and adjust barn climate – temperature, fans, ventilation, humidity, etc.
Ensure necessary records are up to date and accurate.
Effectively vaccinate and medicate flocks.
Lead and mentor barn workers – explain the “why.”
Champion overall bird health and livability
Meet with brooders daily – identify task, goals, expectations.
Challenge employees through empowerment/increased responsibility
Identify problems – production, labor, barns, equipment and find or delegate a solution.
Delegate day to day tasks to capable barn workers
Execute equipment plan – needs, maintenance, sanitation, replacement.
5 plus years of turkey husbandry
Bachelor of Animal Science or Poultry Health Certificate (preferred)
Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish
Experience operating skid loader
Carpentry skills a plus
Valid Drivers License
U.S. work authorization (Required)
Competitive compensation package based on experience.