Hay and Feed Truck Driver

Ulysses, KS

*Interested Candidates are welcome to apply in person at the feedyard office or online.*

About the Company:

Cactus Feeders, Inc., is an Amarillo, Texas-based producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and 700,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion. The Company has cattle feedyards throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina, and Georgia. 

Location:

Centerfire Feedyard in Ulysses, Kansas

Job Description:

Centerfire Feedyard is actively seeking a Hay and Feed Truck Driver to add to their Feed Department Team. The Feed Truck Driver is directly responsible for providing safe, efficient, and high-quality feed deliveries to the cattle at the bunk. This requires polished communications skills and the ability to deliver feed consistently and accurately. A successful candidate for the position will be skilled at adapting to their work environment and working in a fast-paced environment.

Roles and Tasks

  • Ensures correct and timely ration placement
  • Drive the truck and deliver hay to the cattle as needed
  • Maintains accurate ration records and reporting documentation to the appropriate managers
  • Responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness, and overall operational integrity of equipment used
  • Continual observation of cattle and surroundings to report any issues
  • Participates in the maintenance and cleanliness of bunks before and after inclement weather
  • Continual observation and adherence of safety policies and procedures
  • Communicate with head bunk reader regarding current and potential opportunities for improvement
  • Ability to prioritize work related task and meet scheduling expectations consistently

 Qualifications:

  • 1 Year of relevant experience – Preferred
  • High School Degree, GED, or technical school education – preferred

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • Long-term sitting, driving, some lifting, and shoveling
  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to access feed truck
  • Constantly works in outdoor weather conditions with exposure to rain, sleet, snow, hair, heat, cold, wind, dust, etc.

Benefits:

  • Wages based on qualifications, skills, and experience
  • Competitive benefits package – health, life, dental, and vision
  • 100% paid retirement through Employee Stock Ownership Plan