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Production Services Team Member

About this Job:

Production Services Team Member

South West Ontario Veterinary Services is a dynamic leader in the Pork Production Industry.  We pride ourselves on stellar customer service, innovation and collaboration.  We offer our employees a progressive and family-oriented atmosphere, where they can learn and grow in their careers.  These are exciting times and we are expanding.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Production Services Team.

SUMMARY: This position will allow you to share new ideas, drive modernization, and be part of a dynamic team.  Work in this role involves direct interactions with swine industry stake holders including farmers, technicians, swine production professionals, veterinarians, and industry allies such as genetic and feed companies.  With the right experience and attitude, an individual in this position can collaborate with co-workers and clients to support and improve pork production in Ontario.

Description/Responsibilities:

·        Working with swine producers to provide a variety of value-added services to their farm including:

o    Sample collection

o    Records analysis

o    Assisting with on farm labour

o    Development & delivery of management goals for farms

o    Creation & implementation of protocols and best management practices

o    Oversight and management of client farms

o    Working with veterinarians to address health and production challenges

Requirement:

Someone Who:

  • Is passionate about agriculture and livestock production
  • Takes pride in operational excellence
  • Is able to offer innovative solutions and drive action
  • Has superior communication and collaboration skills
  • Is focused on success and improvement – for themselves, their co-workers and clients

Preference given to candidates who:

 

·        Large animal production/husbandry experience

·        Post secondary education in agriculture

·        5+ years experience in pork production

 

 

 

 

This is a full time position.  South West Vets offers its employees a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.  Employee perks include: a fully stocked kitchen, clothing allowance and staff appreciation events. 

 

Interested applicants can send their resume to: Mandi Ropp at aropp@southwestvets.ca

 


Salary:
Experience:
5 years
How to apply:

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

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