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Farm Manager

About this Job:

Essential Job Functions:

·         Communicate and promote Holden Farm’s core values and goals to employees

·         Manage and provide leadership to up to 20 employees on sow farm

·         Effectively collaborate with Sow Farm Supervisors, and other Management team members to reach farm and company goals 

·         Understand, follow and uphold Holden Farms Biosecurity Programs

·         Perform all planning, goal-setting and scheduling for sow farm

·         Interview and assist in finding new talent

·         Participate in onboarding and lead new hire training  

·         Administer employee performance evaluations

·         Encourage employee development by identifying opportunities for growth within sow farms and company

·         Implement new ideas, and changes to obtain desired results

·         Update and maintain accurate farm records and reports



·         1 year experience in management of 5 or more employees

·         Bachelor Degree in Management a plus

·         Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

·         No previous experience working with pigs required, training will be provided

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·         Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate others

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to have difficult conversations and achieve desired results

·         Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

·         Ability to lead others in high demand situations

·         Strong interest in working with animals with a desire to learn and self-develop

·         Strong interest in team building and staff development

·         Organized with strong attention to detail

·         Self-motivated and hard-working

How to apply:

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

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