Dykhuis Farms, 19,000 sow farrow to finish pork producer in Michigan, is a progressive family-owned farm seeking an experienced swine professional to lead and manage one of our six sow farm systems in the greater-Holland, Michigan area.
Come see what west-Michigan has to offer: fresh-water lakes and beaches; outdoor sports like camping, hiking, hunting, snowmobiling, skiing; local breweries and wineries; farmer’s markets and much more of small-town America with great city-life attractions nearby like Grand Rapids, home to ArtPrize, trend-setting beer, food, and music; as well as zoos, children’s museums, and performance arts.
The primary focus of the Sow Farm Manager will be centered on the wellbeing of our animals, as well as production efficiency, site maintenance, and providing leadership to the team.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Production Management including, but not limited to:
Employee Management, including, but not limited to:
1-3 years of swine production management experience preferred
Ability to manage time, priorities and team effectively in fast-paced, changing environment
Display a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
Ability to work successfully with limited supervision
Ability to recognize and solve problems before they arise, and be proactive in resolving issues
Ability to manage confrontational situations in a fair, consistent, and prompt manner
Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
Proven ability to lead by example and positively influence a team
Ability to maintain positive working relationships and support organizational processes and procedures
Job Type: Full-time
swine production management: 3 years (Preferred)
Hamilton, MI (Required)
Driver’s License (Required)
United States (Required)
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