Milking Parlor Tech

Duties:

  • Assist in setup of equipment for milking as well as cleaning and disinfecting equipment.
  • Work with other milking technicians to harvest milk from our cows.
  • Make sure Standard Operating Procedures are followed when working with the cows.
  • Be present and ready to work on scheduled days and times.
  • Notify parlor shift leader of any sick cows.
  • Report any malfunction of equipment to the parlor shift leader.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve company goals.

Skills and Experience:

  • Good teamwork and communication skills.
  • Experience operating dairy equipment.
  • Bilingual a plus but not required.
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If you are interested in being active, working with animals, and being part of a growing and dynamic team, please call 920-255-4965 or stop by our office located at N4893 County Road C, Kewaunee, Wisconsin.

 

Farm Equipment Operator/Mechanic

Job Type: Full-time

Position Summary:

As a Mechanic / Farm Equipment Operator you will be responsible for:

  • Performing preventative maintenance and repairs on the farm equipment and building systems.
  • Performing welding and fabrication.
  • Operating payloaders, tractors, skid steers, cropping equipment, semi-tractors, and other modern-day large farm equipment.
  • Performing other general farm maintenance and other duties as assigned, including uncovering and covering piles, washing equipment, making firewood, snow removal and other laborious duties.
  • Complying with all safety policies, practices, and procedures and utilizing appropriate safety equipment at all times.
  • Participating in proactive team efforts to achieve company goals.
  • As a cropping business, work demands vary based on seasonal demands.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • A mechanically minded individual who can troubleshoot problems and is comfortable repairing and maintaining equipment and buildings.
  • Welding experience.
  • Experience operating large farm equipment and semi-tractors.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Problem solver.
  • Independently motivated / team-oriented.
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions.
  • Ability to lift at least 100 lbs.

Interested Candidates:

If you are interested in working in an environment that allows you to grow and contribute to the success of the organization, please call David LaCrosse at 920-255-1526, email Human Resources at ashleyp@pagelsponderosa.com, or stop by our corporate office located at N4893 County Road C, Kewaunee, Wisconsin, to complete an application.

Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Feeding Technician

Hours: Monday – Friday 6:00 am- 3:30 pm, weekend rotation

Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC, a modern and progressive family-owned, and operated dairy farm located in Kewaunee, Wisconsin, is looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a Feeding Technician.

Compensation Package: (N/A to PT AND SEASONAL EMPLOYEES)

If you choose to distinguish yourself with a career at Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC, you will not only discover our values, but you will also enjoy a competitive wage, plus a full benefits package, including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, paid vacation and 401K.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Feed Manager, the Feeding Technician is responsible for preparing and delivering high-quality feed to cows and heifers.

Essential Position Duties

  • Mix and deliver feed to cows according to prescribed diets, utilizing a mixer and loader.
  • Communicate with the nutritionist and general manager to ensure a precise diet is delivered to animals.
  • Monitor feed inventory.
  • Silage face removal/management, ensuring silage remains fresh and quality is maintained.
  • Discard spoiled feed to ensure only high-quality feed is maintained in the bunkers.
  • Maintain bunkers in a clean and orderly fashion, ensuring plastic and tires are properly secured.
  • Observe animals regularly during the day, noting and reporting any variances in eating, drinking, or deviation from normal habits.
  • Perform general maintenance on equipment.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Ensure the highest standards of the humane treatment of animals.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve company goals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to understand, communicate, and execute oral and written instructions
  • Ability to recognize changes in conditions of animals and animal room environment, malfunctioning equipment, and unsafe conditions
  • Self-motivated team player with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Dependable and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Committed to meeting and exceeding industry standards in the care and welfare of our animals

Interested Candidates:

If you are interested in being active, working with animals, and being part of a growing and dynamic team, please contact Ashley Pagel by phone at 920-388-3333 ext. 508, email ashleyp@pagelsponderosa.com or stop by our corporate office located at N4893 County Road C, Kewaunee, Wisconsin.

Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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