Downy Hatchery Supervisor

Position: Downy Hatchery Supervisor

Location: Kansasville, WI

Position Duties:

  • Ensure, all aspects of hatchery operations, are in compliance with Live Production’s recommended operating procedures, duck-well-being guidelines, biosecurity guidelines and safety programs, thru monitoring production processes, egg quality, and day-old quality.
  • Ensure proper operation, inspection, cleaning, monitoring and repair of all hatchery equipment. Perform minor repairs as required.
  • Respond to off hour alarms, works weekends and holidays according to the rotation schedule.
  • Produce timely and accurate reports and records for appropriate personnel throughout the company.
  • Staff management, including hiring, onboarding, assigning, training, disciplining and terminating hatchery employees with HR consultation when needed.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to staff. Monitor staff performance and staff development.
  • Perform related duties as required.


  • Knowledge, or ability to acquire knowledge, of hatchery production, support processes, equipment, established SOP’s, and company policies and state and federal regulations.
  • Supervisory experience or ability to demonstrate leadership and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others and interact with all levels of staff.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude. Ability to troubleshoot and analyze technical problems
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and supervise multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of computer software including, but not limited to, word documents, spreadsheets and database programs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Animal or Poultry Science or another related field, or practical work experience equivalent
  • EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled