Brooder Supervisor


Gorans Brothers

Company Address:

14277 15th St SE

Phone Number:


Company Website:

Company Email:

Location Type:

Blomkest, MN

Employment Type:


Company Description:

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: Humility Dependability Easy to work with Versatility Do the right thing Treat everyone with respect

Full Job Description:

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. Key Outcomes: 1. Well-functioning Turkey facility/building/equipment 2. Gain per day/total production 3. Turkey husbandry 4. Livability/bird health/welfare


Job Responsibilities 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.

Experience Needed / Suggested:

Qualifications 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 Mechanical skills Carpentry skills a plus Valid Drivers License U.S. work authorization (Required)


Competitive compensation package based on experience.

How to Apply: