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Job Overview: The primary responsibility of the section manager of breeding is to oversee the breeding, welfare, care and day-to-day management of the animals at the site. The Section Manager will execute all production and genetic protocols/work instructions and record all necessary data according to the protocols and will submit the data to the proper people on a timely basis. They will insure good production through the implementation of standard operating procedures for the breeding department, maintenance and storage of accurate records, employee development, promotion of the well being of animals in their care, and good environmental stewardship.
Job Duties & Accountabilities
Typical Duties of a Section Manager, Breed ing include:
-Monitoring and maintaining proper temperature and ventilation rates
-Animal movements and animal care
-Use of pharmaceutical (medication) and biological products (vaccines)
o Follow all protocols for the breeding and gestation area of the farm.
o Remaining away from pigs not owned by companies managed by TML.
o Assuring that all staff under their management fully understands the bio-security protocols.
o Changing footwear and clothing as required.
o Maintaining bird proof facilities and monitoring to assure facilities remain bird proof.
o Observation of SOPs for transportation of livestock supplies and feed.
o Rodent baiting on the inside and outside of the buildings, keep and maintain adequate rodent baiting records on a weekly and monthly basis.
o Remove dead animals according to standardized protocol.
o Report violations of these practices to their supervisor.
o Organization of the breeding department and regular discussions on long term planning, goal setting and prioritization of activities.
o Implementation and review of genetic and production standard operating procedures/work instructions on a quarterly basis.
o Communicating with the site manager on needed feed and supplies.
o Daily care that promotes well being and increased productivity of all animals under their care.
o Monitoring the health of all animals. Communicate all animal well being concerns to site manager.
o Make sure proper vaccinations, medications, and injections are given according to protocol as needed to promote animal well being.
o Follow the work instruction for care of developing gilts and use of synchronizing products.
o Work with other departments to finish task when needed.
o Follow the 7 critical control points for genetic production
o Follow the guidelines presented in the NUCLEUS RECORD KEEPING, GENETIC TARGET, SIRE SELECTION and GENETIC IMPROVEMENT
o Maintain animal ID at all times
o Record and turn in monthly inventories according to the “Genetic Records” work instruction.
o Use proper forms to record data collected for genetic purposes.
o Proper regulation of manure storage facility (pit) levels
o Flushing time and recharge of manure handling systems within the barns
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Click here to apply onlineRequisition ID:13922