Transportation & Maintenance Specialist

Website GENEX

About the Company

PEAK is the source of superior genetics to the URUS brands and the world. PEAK develops and produces elite bovine genetics and industry-leading reproductive products through genetic programs, production, and research and development. PEAK people are in multiple locations and have an extensive level of expertise, including genetics, operations, research, and data management.

PEAK is a part of URUS Group LP. As a holding company with cooperative and private ownership, URUS is a family of businesses at the heart of the dairy and beef industry – Alta Genetics, GENEX, Jetstream Genetics, PEAK, SCCL and VAS.  Each of these organizations has its own unique identity, products, and services. These companies work globally to provide cutting-edge dairy and beef genetics, customized reproductive services to maximize conceptions, dairy management information to take producers to the frontline of progressive dairy farming, and an array of products and services to help bovines reach their full genetic potential. URUS Group has 25 operating companies in 14 countries, $400 million turnover, and employs approximately 2,000 people.

 

Position Objective

PEAK is seeking a Transportation & Maintenance Specialist in Shawano, WI to assist in the transportation of livestock to and from PEAK facilities.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Transport livestock as needed while keeping transportation equipment well maintained, clean, and road ready at all times
  • Provide proper livestock care including proper handling, feeding and watering during transport
  • Provide maintenance repairs for facility structures and equipment as needed
  • Coordinate with various departments to assure proper transportation of livestock

Qualifications

  • Must have a valid CDL with safe driving record and keep records current to comply with DOT regulations
  • Comfortable working with large animals; prior experience is beneficial
  • Building and equipment repairing skills
  • Willingness to spend extended time on the road (7-10 days at a time)
  • Ability to follow instructions and proper procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment as well as possess effective communication skills
  • Willingness to grow and develop both personally and professionally

To apply for this job please visit genex.coop.