Patterson Companies, Inc. Field Support Technician in Hereford, Texas


Who are we looking for?

Animal Health International, a Patterson Company, is seeking a Temporary Full-Time Incoculant Service Technician to join our team in Hereford, Texas.

Why join Animal Health International?

This is your chance to set your career in motion! Our future is full of exciting possibilities, and so is yours as part of our team. We believe that work shouldn't be something that you do just to make ends meet. It should provide satisfaction and an opportunity to make a real difference!

Through its subsidiaries, Animal Health International, Inc. provides animal health products and services to customers in the food animal and companion animal markets worldwide. We are a recognized leader in our industry.

Our employees share a determination to make a difference, to enhance business success and to drive innovation where and whenever possible. We are not only looking for competent, qualified contributors, but employees who want to grow personally and professionally throughout their careers. We are in search of the best and the brightest minds to help fulfill our mission. We offer opportunities that allow you to apply and develop your strengths and we leverage your strengths to help us remain a major leader in our industry. We value the diverse thought and innovative ideas you can bring to the company.

The Animal Health International, Inc. Family of Companies is the right choice for individuals with exceptional ethics, integrity and long-term vision. We promote an atmosphere that encourages personal and professional development. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a great working environment in locations throughout the United States and Canada. Animal Health International is an EEO/AA/M/F/D/V employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program, an internet-based employment eligibility verification system.

Assist our current sales and service staff with the delivery, installation, service, and operation of silage inoculant products and application systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist our current sales and service staff with the delivery, installation, service, and operation of silage inoculant products and application systems.

  • Help with installation, service, and repair of forage and silage inoculant dispensing systems

  • Support harvest crews by supplying mixed inoculant, checking inoculant application rate, and by checking silage moisture, chop length, and kernel size

  • Perform reconciliation of inoculant usage and inventory and maintain accurate records

  • Transact all business in accordance to Animal Health International’s code of ethics and Conduct

  • Maintain a good Motor Vehicle Record

  • Limited overnight travel

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • As Assigned


Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Great attention to detail

  • Ability to work well with customers and other employees

  • Ability to apply basic math skills to everyday situations

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Awareness of hazards and ability to work safely around potentially hazardous conditions

  • Valid drivers license

Education or Formal Training:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required

Preferred Experience:

  • Harvesting and storage of agricultural crops

  • Operation and maintenance of equipment

  • Following detailed instructions and maintaining accurate records

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Stationary position 75% of the time

  • Move up to 60 lbs.

Positions Reporting to This Position:

  • None

Requisition ID 2018-7098

# of Openings 1

Position Category Installation - Maintenance - Repair

Company Animal Health International, Inc.

Position Type Temporary Full-Time

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.