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Cattle Supervisor Pasco Feeders LL a

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role is responsible for the general welfare of cattle within the feedlot by supervising all activities involved in the shipping, receiving, processing, doctoring, daily care and moving of cattle in a manner that ensures the minimum of stress to the cattle and promotes the greatest amount of weight gain.

Key Responsibilities

  • ​​​​​​Maintains and updates all cattle transactions, including processing, vaccinations, movements and mortalities, through a feedlot management software system.
  • Processes cattle as they arrive at the feedlot to ensure that they are properly inspected, sorted, vaccinated and/or branded in a timely manner that minimizes stress to the animal. 
  • Orders vet supplies in order to maintain proper inventory levels of medication and supplies.       
  • Monitors cattle on a daily basis, removing sick and injured cattle to the feedlot hospital for treatment in order to protect the herd from the spread of disease. Inspects cattle for evidence of disease or injury and treats animal according to experience or following instructions of Staff Veterinarian.                                                                                                                                                                

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Relevant Experience

  • 3+ years related experience and/or training
  • Must have cattle handling experience.
  • Must be able to identify, move and treat sick cattle. 
  • Ability to ride horseback is required. 
  • Ability to operate computer systems including MS Office/Excel.  

Required Certifications

Other Information

Job Requisition ID: 6847

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Feeders Pasco Feedlot - Burbank 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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