Brooder Supervisor

| Blomkest, MN, USA
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Gorans Brothers is looking to fill a full-time position for Brooder Supervisor. The Brooder Supervisor position is primarily responsible for turkey husbandry and supervising all brooder workers and reporting to the Director of Turkey Operations. We are looking for highly motivated people who desire to work on a turkey farm that values excellent character and work ethic in the Willmar area. Here at Gorans Brothers we value our employees and their needs because each and every employee is a vital part of our team. We are a family owned and operated turkey farm, feed mill, and cropping operation with flexible hours and great benefits. 

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Lead, Manage, Accountability
  • Ensure checklist for daily/weekly/monthly tasks are completed.
  • Meet expectations on the Level 3 Skill Assessment
  • Communicate fluently in English and Spanish
  • Execute objectives from Director of Turkey Operations
  • Coordinate brooders for activities – barn setup, poults, moving, cleanout.
  • Coordinate with Grower Supervisor
  • Train new grower employees
  • Communicate with Maintenance Manager with needed repairs and materials.
  • Ensures compliance to bio-security policy and animal welfare practices.
  • Follows safety procedures.
  • Schedule brooder PTO time and substitute absences
  • Have annual reviews with direct reports.
  • Have high production expectations.
  • Follow standard processes and reduce process variation.
  • Monitor and adjust barn climate – temperature, fans, ventilation, humidity, etc.
  • Ensure necessary records are up to date and accurate.
  • Effectively vaccinate and medicate flocks.
  • Lead and mentor barn workers – explain the “why.”
  • Champion overall bird health and livability
  • Meet with brooders daily – identify task, goals, expectations.
  • Challenge employees through empowerment/increased responsibility
  • Identify problems – production, labor, barns, equipment and find or delegate a solution.
  • Delegate day to day tasks to capable barn workers
  • Execute equipment plan – needs, maintenance, sanitation, replacement.


  • 5 plus years of turkey husbandry
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish
  • Experience operating skid loader
  • Mechanical skills
  • Carpentry skills a plus
  • Valid Drivers License
  • U.S. work authorization (Required)

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 80 pounds.
  • Walk, bend, kneel, lift, stretch and sit.
  • Work extended hours out of doors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Regular weekend work is required.

Disclaimer: This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at anytime at the sole discretion of the Employer.

Our Values: 

Gorans Brothers, Inc. is a family-owned integrated farm business producing the highest quality, competitively priced agricultural products. The people at Gorans Brothers embody the following core values:

  • Humility
  • Dependability
  • Versatility
  • Do the right thing
  • Treat everyone with respect


  • Gorans Brothers pays 100% of the medical insurance premium for the employee. Spouse and family insurance is paid by the employee if coverage is desired.
  • HSA is available.
  • Up to 4% 401k match
  • Profit sharing
  • PTO after six months
  • Paid life insurance for employees
  • Dental and Vison insurance available

Apply Online or to Further Inquire, Contact: 

Laura Orsten | Talent Acquisition 

[email protected]


More Information on Life-Science Innovations, LLC
Life-Science Innovations, LLC operates in the Agriculture industry. The company is located in Willmar, MN. Life-Science Innovations, LLC was founded in 2005. It has 66 total employees. To see all 1 open jobs at Life-Science Innovations, LLC, click here.
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