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Technician-Animal Care

Winslow, ME 04901
50298
Technician-Animal Care
Winslow
Maine
United States
North America
Local
Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, were driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at www.elanco.com
To provide general poultry husbandry for the birds (chickens and turkeys) in the stock at the Winslow site. This position will actively support/lead activities related with the vaccine testing, maintenance of the testing facilities, and the proper care and welfare of the birds at the testing facility.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:
  • Lead/assist routine procedures that are involved in the testing of the vaccines and provide appropriate care and husbandry of the animals.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the animal facilities, in a regulatory inspection condition at all times. Requires floor, walls, animal enclosures scrubbing, minor paint touch ups and other minor maintenance, and proper cleaning and disinfection procedures.
  • Assist/perform the test scheduling procedure to ensure on time testing of vaccine in the absence of Testing Coordinator.
  • Provide appropriate care for the animals retained at the facilities, and maintaining/monitoring the proper environmental conditions (temperature, feed, water, etc.).
  • Assists with the trending and analysis of animal testing data, change controls, deviation investigations, maintain accurate records in accordance with USDA regulations and assists with updating related databases.
  • Assists with the drafting and reviews of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Engage in the review/implementation of animal welfare standards for the testing facilities at Winslow.
  • Assist the site Veterinarian in auditing testing buildings and procedures to verify their accuracy and bring up situations that might affect the wellbeing of the birds.
  • Other duties as assigned
50298BR
  • Previous experience in animal husbandry required
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.
  • Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position
  • Associates degree in animal or biological sciences preferred.
  • Previous poultry animal care experience helpful.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with business applications such as: Word, MS Office and Excel
  • Flexibility in adapting methods and skills.
  • Motivation to work independently, as well as in a cooperative manner, with supervisor
  • Weekend work is required.
  • Showering throughout the animal facilities is required
  • Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

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Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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