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Site Manager

About this Job:

Objective: Manage assigned unit and employees for maximum production, safety, efficiency and profitability.


  1. Management and participation of farm production
    1. Manage and train employees to follow all production protocols and procedures
    2. Complete policing routine to monitor protocols, and monitor production and efficiencies
    3. Ensure appropriate, accurate inventory management of swine, semen ordering & supplies
    4. Monitor feed inventory and order when necessary
    5. Conduct goal setting with employees and monitor on a regular basis to maximize production
    6. Analyze financial reporting and make appropriate adjustments to meet and/or exceed budget; conduct appropriate SOAP analysis where applicable
    7. If unit has designated Assistant Site Manager and/or MIT, Site Manager is responsible for training the individual(s) in all designated aspects of manage­ment.
    8. Complete or supervise completion of required reporting through website, faxing, emails, etc.
    9. Participate with Human Resources in recruiting, interviewing and retaining farm employees
  1. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all levels of farm involvement
    1. Utilize task sheets and time frames to maintain an organized workday.
    2. Create and utilize consistent monitoring of task schedules for both Gestation and Farrowing
    3. Provide consistent shareholder communication for both pig deliveries and vet recommendations (4 week, 2 week and 1 week calls)
    4. Participate at shareholder meetings as requested by Production Manager and/or Director of Sow Operations
    5. Train assistant manager and other employees on financial aspects of the farm and how their personal performance affects the finances outcome of the organization
    6. Produce and present appropriate presentations as requested
  1. Ensure farm paperwork is completed accurately and on time
    1. HR paperwork must be completed on time to ensure accuracy in payroll and that the employee files are updated. It includes, but is not limited to new hire paperwork, absentee forms, evaluations, disciplinary forms, training forms and payroll approval reports
    2. Ensure completion of all work related injury paperwork and participate as necessary in accident investigations and corrective actions
    3. Ensure employees are properly trained on how to complete paperwork in their respective areas of work. Submit production records and corrections on time
    4. Ensure appropriate Porcitec data entry, reports and corrections are completed accurately and timely
  1. Bio-Security
    1. Train and manage staff to adhere to all bio-security protocols
    2. Take appropriate measures to ensure bio-security audit deficiencies are corrected and brought into compliance in a timely manner
  1. Animal Welfare
    1. Train and manage staff to adhere to all animal welfare and PQA guidelines
    2. Participate as requested in animal welfare audits and ensure any recommended corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner
  1. Safe Working Environment
    1. Follow all safety procedures and guidelines
    2. Ensure all safety equipment is in place and utilized
    3. Train all employees in accident prevention for the areas they work in
    4. Hold monthly safety meetings with employees
    5. Maintain up-to-date safety sign off sheets
  1. Ventilation Controls
    1. Monitor and ensure entire ventilation system is in good working order
    2. Regularly monitor the environment to achieve optimum comfort for the animals
    3. Train designated employees to monitor ventilation system in the Site Manager’s absence
  1. Facility Maintenance
    1. The facility must be maintained and well kept
    2. Train and direct staff to complete routine maintenance on a daily basis
    3. Communicate non-routine repairs to the maintenance department
    4. Train and direct staff to keep both interior and exterior of the unit clean and organized


1. Other duties and projects as assigned by Production Manager and/or Director of Sow Operations


Education: High School Diploma or GED Required

Prefer 2 Years Post High School Education With Agricultural Major

Experience: Prefer 4+ Years Livestock Experience and 2 Years Supervisory Experience with HS Diploma

Prefer 1 Year Agriculture Swine Experience and 1 Year Supervisory Experience with 2 YearsPostHigh School Agricultural Education

Training: Safety Orientation Video

Annual Safety Training

Animal Welfare Training/PQA Certification

Sexual Harassment Training

New Manager Training Checklist

FMLA Training

Company MIT Course with Passing Grade

Small Group Manager Continuing Education Test with Passing Grade

Designated company online courses


Environment: Agricultural swine confinement environment in rural location

Noise levels that require hearing protection in some areas

Gestation, farrowing, and small swine care processes


Requirements: Standing, walking and ability to be on feet 8 to 10 hours per day

Frequent bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling

Frequent use of one or both hands/arms to grasp or pull

Frequent lifting of objects weighing 3-20 pounds

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or requiring up to 50 pounds of force to move

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 100 pounds or requiring up to 100 pounds of force to move with the assistance of another person as needed

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Ability to attend and participate in meetings of various lengths


Requirements: Must live no farther than 30 minutes driving distance from farm being managed

Must be able to work weekends

Must have valid drivers license and reliable transportation to get to work and attend meetings

Basic computer knowledge to send/receive emails and reports

How to apply:

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Click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job”button to email your resume. Please state Pipestone System and the job title as the subject of your email application.

For questions please call 507-825-2532 or 866-918-7378.

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