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Simplot Precision Genetics Herdsman Grandview HQ LL


Grand View, ID, US, 83624-5062

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.


The Precision Genetics Herdsman directs and coordinates activities of purebred and research cowherds, including intense individual animal management and record keeping. Will communicate regularly with management and work with support services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates, communicates, and executes movement and working schedules for all animal events.
  • Engages in the production of seed stock including but not limited to the following: record keeping, breeding, feeding, doctoring, calving, branding, weaning, moving, and shipping.
  • Manages reproductive synchronization projects including artificial insemination, embryo transfer and other advanced reproductive techniques.
  • Manages calving seasons with intense focus and individual cow/calf care.
  • Manages detailed calving, treatment and production records.  Participates in record analysis and quantitative individual animal decision making based on all available information.
  • Participates in budget development and works within operations to identify, record, and track operational expenses.

Typical Education

Associate's Degree (A.A. or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

  • Five or more years related experience and/or training in a seed stock or purebred cattle operations.

Other Information

  • Knowledge of estrus synchronization programs.
  • Exceptional horsemanship and low stress cattle handling skills required.
  • Artificial Insemination technician training. Ability to evaluate cattle phenotypes and judge for functionality.
  • Ability to identify and treat sick cattle.
  • Ability to use computer software programs to record and analyze records.
  • Experience in excel, access or SQL preferred.
  • Ability to use computer software programs to record and analyze records.
  • Must possess valid state driver's license and good driving record.

Job Requisition ID: 4364

Travel Required

Location(s): L&L Headquarters - Grand View 

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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