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Finishing Services Manager

About this Job:

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The Finishing Service Manager serves as a liaison between Professional Swine Management and its contract growers. The Finishing Service Manager is responsible for overseeing the production, well being, and performance of the pigs from their arrival to their delivery; and for developing and implementing company standard operating procedures so that the company can continue to be on the leading edge of production and profit. The Finishing Service Manager reports directly to the Associate Director of Production.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with pre pig placement inspections
  • Provides technical direction for animal production and transportation
  • Assists with overstock movements and inventory control
  • Receives and starts wean and feeder pigs for finisher sites
  • Carries out vaccination schedules and manages the onsite pharmaceutical inventory and administers processes & withdrawal times
  • Stays abreast of animal health concerns and works closely with the veterinary team to resolve them
  • Collects tissue and blood samples as requested
  • Monitors and oversees the feed budget and makes recommendations that are cost effective to the company
  • Implements the marketing plan
  • Develops and maintains relationships with Contract Growers and serves as a Liaison between them and  PSM management
  • Explains the closeout procedures to the contract growers
  • Conducts regular farm visits, and completes and submits site reports to the Associate Director of Production
  • Complies with all company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) and ensures they are being implemented and followed
  • Complies with the practices and principals of biosecurity to safeguard the life and health of the swine herd
  • Assists in the maintenance of facilities, equipment, and machinery to keep them in working condition
  • Ensures the welfare of all animals
  • Assists in other duties as assigned management
Requirement:

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:

2 year Agriculture Degree AND
2 year experience in wean to finish swine production OR
A combination of Education & Experience

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Requires proven ability to lead by example, foster mentoring relationships, support organizational change, and to build a team environment using positive reinforcement
Use of logic and reasoning skills to identify strengths & weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems, and take action
Requires strong leadership, project management, and time management skills
Requires outstanding verbal and written skills
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, excel, Outlook) and software specific to swine industry

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to perform repeated dynamic movements from below to above shoulder height
Ability to walk, stand, bend, kneel, and squat for extended periods of time
Ability to work independently
Ability to follow directions
Ability to work in fast paced environment

** Job description may not be all inclusive **

Salary:
Experience:
2 years
How to apply:

For consideration, submit a resume to: Human Resources, PO Box 220, Carthage, IL 62321.

Apply online by clicking HERE to fill out the web application.

OR to email a cover letter and resume, click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button . Please state Professional Swine Management the job title as the subject of your email application.