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Genetic Nucleus Leadership

About this Job:

Position Summary:  This position is responsible for the oversight and management of a genetic nucleus sow farm in Nebraska, as well as the intensive testing of purebred offspring.  Leadership of a team is foremost responsibility of this position.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all daily activities and processes associated with reproduction and farrowing in accordance with established protocols and procedures.
  • Manage all daily activities and processes related to raising, testing, and selecting animals, in accordance with protocols and procedures.
  • Recruit and interview potential candidates that fulfill the teams needs and consistent with the culture of the Company.
  • Develop Team Members by leading, planning, coaching and mentoring.
  • Manage and administer personnel related items, such as performance reviews, vacation/sick leave, disciplinary actions, etc.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for our animals and teams by providing training, equipment and taking all necessary actions to preserve safety and welfare.

– Responsible for timely and accurate reporting of records (Feed inventory, Treatments, HR, Safety, Environment, Helix, etc.)
– Monitor and maintain appropriate ventilation and room environments.
– Responsible for training and adherence to company animal welfare policy, and mandatory reporting of any violations.
– Responsible for farm maintenance and cleanliness
– Accurately order and maintain inventory of supplies.
– Selection of animals
Engagement with veterinarians, agronomy, and selection teams.
Strict adherence to Company biosecurity policies.

How to apply:

Visit www.pillenfamilyfarms.com to apply.

Or Click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button to email your cover letter and resume. Please state Pillen Family Farms and the job title as the subject of your email application.

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