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Farm Operations Manager (Swine Focused)

About this Job:

Simmermon Farms,  Inc. is a family farming operation which includes a Farrow to Finish Hog and Grain Operation.

We are currently seeking a Farm Operations manager for our operations in Lapel and Anderson Indiana; this team member will focus primarily on the swine operation.

The Farm Operations team member will work multiple tasks in various company hog sites, to optimize animal care, health and efficiencies in this stage of production, and maintain sites per Simmermon Farms protocols, as well as assist with the Grain Operation and misc. farm operation tasks.

Our ideal candidate has a great work ethic, is a stickler for the details and has livestock, crop, and experience in either farming equipment, livestock operations and/or related experience such as working with heavy equipment.  A valid driver’s license is required with the ability to drive a semi with grain trailer.

The salary for this position (based on experience) includes a health savings plan, pension, 2 weeks paid vacation, and eligibility for a bonus.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to President
  • Hog Operations (Manage Finishers/Anderson Farrowing/Weaning)
  • Daily walk through of sites to monitor herd health and welfare
  • Reference Chore List Daily/Required to be a part of weekend chore rotation
  • Vaccinate, treat & work with sick and injured animals
  • Assure proper feeding and watering of all animals at sites assigned
  • Be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 lbs. with reasonable accommodation
  • Responsible for loading out and loading in new hogs
  • Responsible for cost saving improvements throughout the farm operation
  • Perform Manure Management/Help with Grain Operation
  • Be a cross trained, team player and be able to assist throughout the whole farm
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Requirement:

` Agricultural background with management and hog experience
` Must be a highly motivated self-starter and team player

Salary:
How to apply:

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