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Swine Facility Supervisor

About this Job:

This position is responsible for overseeing swine facilities owned or managed by Summit Farms, LLC. In Pocahontas, Palo Alto, Kossuth, Emmet and Humboldt counties.


·         Ensure facilities and grounds are maintained in a manner that prolongs the life of the facility and the facility is not a reason the pigs don’t perform.

·         Perform emergency and preventative maintenance on facilities and grounds.

·         Perform facility inspections and complete detailed inspection reports.

·         Manage inventory of parts and tools.

·         Work closely with pig owners to understand repairs and set timelines for completion of repairs.

·         Work closely with manager to understand workloads, labor needs, cap ex needs and budgets.

·         Follow pig owner’s bio-security rules and expectations.

·         Identify capital improvement projects, compile cost estimates and manage projects.

·         Assist with new construction projects as needed.        

·         Assist Environmental Manager with manure application management, grass seeding and tree planting.


·         Self-starter; able to work with little or no direction

·         Strong, professional verbal communication skills

·         Ability to adapt to rapidly changing work environment and responsibilities

·         Exceptional organization and ability to prioritize

·         Strong positive customer service skills

·         Attention to detail

·         Working knowledge of livestock confinements


·         Ability to operate power tools, farm machinery, hand tools

·         Valid driver’s license with satisfactory motor vehicle record

·         Able to lift 50 lbs. and perform manual labor

·         Strong understanding of swine facility operations

·         Ability to work outside in extreme conditions

·         3 years of work experience in swine facilities

·         Working knowledge of building structures

How to apply:

Call Brian Schreck 515-854-9842.

Or visit https://summitag.com/careers/ to apply online.