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EGenesis

EGenesis

Madison, WI, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024
COMPANY MISSION
At eGenesis, we aspire to deliver safe and effective human transplantable cells, tissue and organs utilizing the latest advancements in genome editing.
POSITION SUMMARY
We are seeking a reliable member to join the eGenesis Farm Operations Team and assist in all farm activities including operating large equipment, hay production, landscaping, and basic animal care of swine. The right individual will have experience working with farm equipment and must be able to perform maintenance on equipment and buildings. Experience with hand tools and power tools is required. This position requires working a rotating weekend schedule. The right individual must be detail-oriented with strong communication skills and the ability to work as a team and individually.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operation of large farm equipment such as skid loaders, tractors, manure management equipment, and hay equipment
  • Activities involving the above may include but are not limited to carcass management/composting, spreading solid and liquid manure, pasture and lawn mowing, and unloading deliveries
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment, animal facilities, and lab facilities, and repairs when needed
  • Responsible for landscaping and general grounds upkeep, i.e. operation of lawn mower, weedwhacker, leaf blower, snowplow, and chainsaw
  • Participate in daily care of pigs at the animal facilities, including cleaning and upkeep of the facility
  • Follow safe work practices, correct unsafe acts and conditions
  • Adhere to eGenesis biosecurity requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic working knowledge facility maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing skills
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, organizational, and multitasking skills
  • Basic use of Microsoft Office Suite of applications is beneficial but not required
  • Must not have any other interaction with pigs outside of the company
  • Welding experience is beneficial but not required
  • Strong attention to operational planning and follow through
  • Working knowledge of data collection and recording