The Maschhoffs, the largest independent pork producer in the U.S., is looking for a General Manager, Production Operations in the Iowa area.
Job Title: General Manager, Production Operations
Reports To: President
Department: Production Operations
Lead a swine farrow to finish production business unit responsible for a regional commodity adjusted P&L and long term return on invested capital that directly contributes to the overall company profitability. The regional asset portfolio is comprised of company owned, leased, and/or production partner units. Create and execute strategies within the business unit to achieve the company’s vision and mission. Ensure a culture that fosters trust, empowers its people, and rewards them for industry leading performance.
Job Duties & Accountabilities
Typical Duties of General Manager, Production Operations include:
Bachelor of Science degree in animal science, farm management, agriculture, business administration, or related field is preferred. Equivalent experience may substitute for degree.
A minimum of 10 years of experience within the genetics and/or animal breeding profession and demonstrated management ability are required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1) Knowledge of:
Animal science as applied in modern pig production systems
Business and financial key performance indicators in pig production
Quality Management Systems and Process Verification
Company vision and strategy
2) Skill in:
Learning agility, dealing with ambiguity, and adaptation to a rapidly changing business environment
Organization, planning, priority setting, and complex project management
Using computer software tools such as Microsoft Outlook, CRM, and Sharepoint
Written and verbal communication
3) Ability to:
Lead, develop, coach and motivate others
Read financial statements and production operating reports
Analyze complex business problems and make timely, high quality business decisions
Distill complex vision into simple strategy to execute in the field
Think strategically about pig production issues and policy
Please apply ONLINE ONLY by clicking HERE. You will be redirected to The Maschhoffs job search page. Please search for Requisition Number: 56705