Latin America offers some of the most vast and diverse landscapes in the world. With breathtaking tropical paradises, scenic mountains and waterfalls, and intriguing ancient ruins, there’s always something interesting and fun to see and do.
Aviagen® Latin America offers a world of opportunity to up-and-coming poultry professionals. We seek educated, talented people who are passionate about advancing the health and welfare of our birds, while helping to supply a growing population with a healthy, affordable source of nutrition. If you’re looking for an exciting career with a chance to make a difference in a dynamic market with emerging economies, Aviagen may have just the job for you.
Wealth of Opportunity in fast-growing area
Experts predict that, worldwide, there will be a 35% higher demand for animal protein in the next 20 years. Of all meat-producing species, poultry is expected see the largest increase. Latin America will be a major player in meeting this demand, with its well-developed and professional poultry industry, a high level of expertise, and countries that are the best in the world for poultry production. The region also has some of the fastest-growing poultry markets in the world, and by 2027 per capital consumption is expected to be as high as 41.6 kilograms per person.
Due to the success of the poultry industry, as well as the popularity of products such as the Ross® 308 AP and Ross 408 broiler breeding chickens, Aviagen Latin America is enjoying rapid expansion. Aviagen is firmly committed to this strategically important region and will continue strong investment to support its development. That means scores of diverse opportunities in a breadth of careers -- not only in scientific occupations such as veterinarians, nutritionists, incubationists, geneticists and microbiologists -- but also in export logistics, marketing, sales and finance.
Poultry breeding brings with it invigorating challenges, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re making a true difference for now and for years to come.
Great Place to Work
At Aviagen we take our social responsibility seriously, and support a variety of charitable organizations. And, Aviagen employees regularly devote their time to volunteer activities. By doing so, we have the satisfaction of knowing we are helping people in the communities where we work and live.
“It’s fulfilling to work for a company with a vision to help feed the world with a valuable protein source. As a primary breeder, we’re the top link in the value chain, and it’s rewarding to see the positive impact on the entire food chain.” ~
Aviagen Latin America Marketing Manager, Fabio Carnevale
“At Aviagen, I truly believe our goal is to make the world a better place. In doing so, I work as a team and share ideas with some of the industry’s most brilliant minds. To me that’s what makes it exciting to come to work each day.” ~ Aviagen South America Excluding Brazil Business Manager, Luis Cesio
“Aviagen is a great place to work, and it stimulates me to constantly learn new things and improve my skills. When you work in an environment that breeds creativity and challenges you to think about solving new problems, you’ll never be bored and every day brings a new adventure.” ~ Aviagen Latin America Quality Coordinator, Giovana Nicoletti
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