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Company Summary

Konos Inc. is a privately held food manufacturer who ships shell eggs all over the world.  The company produces more than 60 million dozen shell eggs per year for commercial and retail use with the help of 120+ employees.

Job Objective

To maintain healthy layer, clean environment and equipment; feed, water and air at all times at our Otsego, MI location.

General Responsibilities

  • Conducting farm chores such as cleaning up manure, egg collection, completing daily paperwork, performing maintenance on farm equipment, etc.
  • Keeping the barn in running order
  • Following all animal welfare standards and practices
  • Following all bio-security practices
  • Completing tasks as assigned from the Production Assistant or General Manage

Job Knowledge and Skills

  • All education levels accepted -Must be able to perform basic math (addition, and subtraction)
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is preferred, but not required
  • Experience or willingness to learn how to repair farm equipment
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs
  • Able to work a long work day with lots of physical activity
  • Willingness to work weekends and holidays
  • Able to work with a diverse group where clear language barriers exist
  • Patience and care when working with animals
  • Able to work 5 days a week from 6:30am-5:00p

Benefits

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance of $15000 and Short Term Disability provided at no cost to employee
  • Eligible to contribute to 401k plan after 1 year of employment, subject to maximum allowed by federal government.  Company matches contribution 100% up to 4% of gross pay
  • Eligible for Profit Sharing Bonus Plan after 1 year of employment
  • Vacation Pay after 1 year of employment
  • 2 Flats of Eggs with every paycheck
  • Raise to $12 an hour after 90 days

Need Not Appy If

  • You own any birds or are in regular contact with bird species (Example: Hunting, pet birds, etc)
  • You own any reptiles or are in regular contact with reptile species. (Salmonella hazard)

Please respond via email, calling the facility will not guarantee contact. Please do not come to the farm to apply in person. Applicants who do so will be rejected.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 /hour