Christensen Farms is seeking an experienced swine professional to lead and manage a sow farm near Pierre, SD. The primary focus of the Sow Farm Manager will be centered on the care and welfare of the animals, as well as production efficiency, site care, and providing leadership and development opportunities to employees.
Education: 2 or 4-year degree within an agriculture-based major is preferred.
Experience: 1 to 3 years of swine production management experience preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to manage time and priorities in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Display a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Ability to work successfully with limited supervision.
Ability to recognize problems before they occur and take a proactive approach to resolve the issue.
Possess excellent problem-solving, leadership, and project management skills.
Ability to manage confrontational situations in a fair, consistent, and prompt manner.
Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven ability to lead by example and positively influence a group of people.
Ability to maintain positive working relationships and support organizational processes and goals.
Christensen Farms is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to select the most qualified person for each position in the organization. No employee of CF will discriminate against any applicant for employment or a fellow employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, citizenship status, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other prohibited basis under applicable local, state, or federal law.
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