Staff Veterinarian -Jennie-O Turkey Store-Faribault, MN Area


Jennie-O Turkey Store

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2505 SW Willmar Avenue

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Location Type:

Faribault, MN Area - 30% day travel

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

ABOUT JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC. – Food that inspires you to live well. Jennie-O Turkey Store, Inc., based in Willmar, Minn., is one of the largest and most beloved turkey brands in the world. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), Jennie-O Turkey Store offers an array of more than 1,500 high quality fresh, frozen, refrigerated and deli turkey products that are distributed throughout the United States and 40 countries worldwide.   ABOUT HORMEL FOODS – INSPIRED PEOPLE. INSPIRED FOOD.™ Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, , was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit and

Full Job Description:

The Staff Veterinarian’s primary focus is to provide technical support as a participating member of the management team, responsible for live turkey production. You’ll be responsible for developing and maintaining preventative medicine programs and general turkey health management; be a part of the planning of detailed projects, focusing on improving turkey health and welfare from breeder production and hatching through commercial production; and provide key support to basic processing to maximize the yield of wholesome turkey meat, while working with an entire team of skilled veterinarians and nutritionists.


*Provide technical support as a member of the management team responsible for live turkey production * Work with an entire team of skilled veterinarians and nutritionists to support company and contract turkey farms * Develop and maintain preventative medicine and general turkey health management programs * Plan and execute detailed projects and focusing on improving health and performance * Provide key support to basic processing to maximize the yield of wholesome turkey meat * Through leadership, development of competencies, training, and effective role modeling, personally embrace our Cultural Beliefs to create experiences, beliefs, and actions that will drive our key results

Experience Needed / Suggested:

*Discipline, responsibility, and motivation * A forward thinking attitude and strong organizational skills *Strong problem-solving skills and decision-making ability *Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and verbal communication skills *A pattern of initiative and leadership PREFERRED: Previous experience in poultry production


Jennie-O Turkey Store offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus target incentive, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, paid personal time off.  On-the-job training, certifications and opportunities to expand skill sets. FREE two-year community or technical college tuition for children of employees. Relocation assistance is available based on eligibility.

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