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Meat Plant Production Lead

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 23, 2024
Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as vacation and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefit information at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.pdf

Job Summary:

Ensures operations are carried out by plant personnel in a food safe manner. Performs all plant operations and communicates/works with plant users. Effectively train student employees. Lead student employees through day-to-day tasks. Maintain inventory of product and supplies.

Responsibilities: Develops, designs, and conducts one or more research projects and organizes daily operation of projects and specialized research areas to ensure work meets established objectives under moderate supervision.
  • 10% Conducts research experiments according to established research protocols with moderate impact to the project(s). Collects data and monitors test results
  • 25% Operates, cleans, and maintains organization of research equipment and research area. Tracks inventory levels and places replenishment orders
  • 10% Reviews, analyzes, and interprets data and/or documents results for presentations and/or reporting to internal and external audiences
  • 5% Participates in the development, interpretation, and implementation of research methodology and materials
  • 25% Provides operational guidance on day-to-day activities of unit or program staff and/or student workers
  • 5% Performs literature reviews and writes reports
  • 5% Maintain inventory of product and supplies.
  • 5% Train and lead student employees through plant tasks.
  • 5% Enforce food safety GMP's and other safety practices.
  • 5% Perform all plan operations and communicate with plant users.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications:

-Strong organizational, management, and office skills.
-Demonstrated experience handling, compiling, and organizing data in a timeline manner.
-Experience with databases and spreadsheets.
-Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
-1 year of prior experience with large animal handling and working in Animal Science field preferred.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Additional Information:

Schedule: This position will be scheduled to work 40 hours per week with the intended schedule of Monday through Friday, 7:45am - 4:30pm. Hours will be flexible in order to ensure operational needs are met, and some weekend work may be required.

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. At CALS, we acknowledge that bias, prejudice, racism and hate have historically occurred in many forms that cause significant and lasting harm to members of our community. We commit to taking actions each day toward a college that is inclusive and welcoming to all.

How to Apply:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a resume and cover letter for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

Contact:

Andrew Vaudt
vaudt@wisc.edu
608-890-4760
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Research Specialist(RE047)

Department(s):

A07-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ANIMAL & DAIRY SCIENCES

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

294353-AS

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

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