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Farm Manager

About this Job:

About the Company:
Cactus Family Farms encompasses the Pork Division of Cactus Operating, LLC. Cactus Family Farms has hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina, Georgia, Nebraska, and Minnesota. Cactus Feeders, Inc., is an Amarillo, Texas based producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and 800,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion.

Job Description:
The Farm Manager is a full-time, sow farm management position with the supervision of approximately 12-14 employees. This Farm Manager position is located in Manning, South Carolina.

Job Responsibilities:
• Manages and monitors all aspects of the production system, including but not limited to:
o Pig Bio-Security
o Reproduction – Breeding/Gestation and farrowing
o Animal Husbandry and Health – Feeding, watering, and environment, blood testing, treating and vaccinating
o Maintain Sow Farm Facilities – Dead animal removal, waste management
o Transportation – Pig flow and density
o Administration – Timely and accurate production data collection and recordkeeping, managing, and training employees
o Maintains a safe work environment (CPR/first aid, air quality/Hazardous Communication program, body mechanics, fire/disaster)
o Monitors all onsite property, equipment, and machinery and schedules routine and preventative maintenance
• Responsible for the management of sow farm staff, including the development of work schedules
• Assists the Human Resources team with interviewing and selecting production employees

Requirement:

Requirements:
• 3+ years managing a 1200 or larger sow farm facility (Required)
• Education – High School diploma or equivalent; or two to four years’ experience and/or training; or the
equivalent combination of education and experience (required)
• Bi-lingual (preferred, not required)
• Aptitude to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Strong internal and external cross-communication skills
• Organizational skills to maintain schedules and administrative tasks
• Ability to hire, manage, and train production employees

Pay and Benefits:
• Salaried position with wages based on qualifications, skills, and experience
• Competitive health insurance package
• 100% paid retirement through Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Salary:
Experience:
3+ years
How to apply:

Click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button to email your cover letter and resume or to ask questions regarding this opportunity. Please state Cactus Family Farms and the job title as the subject line of your email.

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