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Sow Farm Managers

About this Job:

Cactus Family Farms, a top 25 Pork Production Company is seeking  Farm Managers, Breed Managers and Farrowing Managers for existing locations throughout Southern Iowa!

We are looking for experienced Sow Farm/Department Managers with at least 3 to 5 years experience in building and leading teams, training and development, excellent animal husbandry skills and a strong commitment to animal care and well-being.

We offer a superior relocation package for qualified candidates!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads team and monitors production and address/resolve problems in production (farrowing and breeding), financial measurements, targets, and deviations, collection of accurate production data, interpretation and use of production data, pig health status/treatments and pig security systems, balancing needs and available resources.
  • Works to standardize production routines to work safetly, productively while reaching targets for breeding and weaned pigs
  • Helps HR interview and select production staff as necessary
  • Provides “big picture” perspective as it pertains to Reproduction
  • Teaches, models, and reinforces company values, business guidelines and procedures, desired work behaviors, and job safety practices
  • Monitors quality of facility management and grounds care
  • Vision setting, planning, managing decisions, and farm production issues
  • Models, teaches, and reinforces proper pig production practices and general animal husbandry including: Basic farm duties – animal husbandry, farm security and health, nutritional requirements, pig flow, treating and vaccinating, record keeping, job safety, environmental and waste management issues
  • May be required to perform other duties/responsibilities

Demonstrates an attitude of service
Works cooperatively for the good of the whole
Is “customer focused” internally and externally
Communicates directly, honestly, and respectfully in all interactions
Exhibits sensitivity to community concerns as appropriate
Takes initiative to make things happen appropriate to job duties
Has dependable work habits and tends to detail

How to apply:

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

Cactus Family Farms is an EOE and offers a competitive salary along with benefits which include health, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, paid holidays, paid vacation, bonus program and 100% company paid retirement (ESOP)! CFF supports a drug free workplace.