Company: Cobb-Vantress, LLC
Location: Siloam Springs
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Summary: As part of Cobb Research and Development Team's efforts to
improve genetic progress in pure lines and products, this position
provides critical administrative support to the Vice President of
Cobb R&D and the department's leadership team. The ideal
candidate is resourceful, a good problem solver, excellent
attention to detail, adept, highly organized, and comfortable with
accounting data. The candidate must also have strong collaboration
skills and the ability to effectively communicate, ensuring that
all tasks are completed and delivered with high quality and in a
timely manner. The candidate should be open to learning and
supporting a variety of new projects and tasks on a regular basis.
Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
1. Coordinate and schedule meetings. Provide support through
agendas and meeting summaries.
2. Support R&D team and RAC group in managing and tracking of
externally funded projects.
3. Assist with organizing and improving the Cobb R&D report
filing and retrieval systems
4. Provide overall invoice and budget management support.
5. Provide support for travel planning, permissions, and booking
according to Tyson policies.
6. Update and distribute R&D Highlight and Dashboard reports
plus pedigree trend graphs
7. Prepare and handle confidential and proprietary information
9. Assist with communication needs, including presentations and
reports (Word, PowerPoint)
10. Analyze R&D performance and selection data (Excel)
Experience: Two plus years' experience in the Poultry industry is
Education: High school degree; Bachelor's degree in Poultry or
Animal Science or related studies preferred
Computer Skills: Knowledge of office management systems and
procedures. Working knowledge of office equipment e.g. printers.
Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite
particularly Outlook Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with
corporate deployments of SAP preferred.
Communication Skills: Must possess excellent organizational,
verbal, and written skills, and be a self-starter; professional and
approachable demeanor; ability to work with peers to gather data
Special Skills: Ability to prioritize and reprioritize work with
limited amount of supervision; ability to collaborate and to
maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; aptitude for
general reporting, accounting and invoicing.
Personal Protective Equipment Required: When visiting facilities
Team Member is expected to follow the required safety procedures
and wear the required personal protective equipment.
Biosecurity: The jobsite is a biosecurity environment which
requires showering before entering the facility and could require
multiple showers during the work day. Appropriate clothing and
footwear is provided by the Company. No jewelry may be worn on the
jobsite except for medical ID jewelry. Must be willing to sign an
agreement to avoid any avian species chickens ducks birds . The
Company Animal Welfare Policy must be followed at all times. Must
be willing to follow the guidelines in all Cobb Farm Hatchery
Covid 19: At Cobb-Vantress, the safety of our team members is our
top priority. For that reason, successful applicants for this
position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their 45th
day of employment. Successful applicants will need to show proof of
at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on or before their start
Mask policy will be in accordance with any local, state, or federal
requirements but will be provided to any Team Member wishing to
wear a mask.
Relocation Assistance Eligible:
1ST SHIFT (United States of America)
Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting
your application to provide additional information to be considered
Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race,
national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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learn more about what categories of personal information we collect
when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information,
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