PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: To lead a team in the processes of caring for and administering to feeder pigs and gilts to assure optimum productivity. Lead, assist, and train production personnel at assigned GDU sites to assure breed targets and production goals are met. This person will assist where needed working with animals and light facility repair and maintenance.
Bilingual requirements: Preferred
Education/ Experience: At least five years previous experience in swine production operations is desired.
This position requires the farm manager to work closely with other managers, supervisors, production staff and other company employees, so teamwork and effective communication skills are very important. Direct contact with animals will occur, so good stockmanship and bio-security practices must be understood and practiced at all times. Computer literacy is important with competeniceis in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Access and Internet Explorer. The employee must be able to, with or without accommodation, work in all facilities within the requirements of this job description.
This person must be a self-starter and be able to schedule tasks and supervise people. Thus, they must have initiative, organization, and dependability. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and climb over gates up to 48 inches in height. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, controls, or animals. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear.
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For more information, contact Allyson at 641.316.3251.