Sow Farm Unit Manager

Full time Eichelberger Farms in Production Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 2000
  • Career Level Executive
  • Experience 2-years

Job Description

 

Objective

The objective of the Sow Farm Manager is to effectively manage and maintain a successful sow unit operation. This is a position of high responsibility and will require the ability to directly lead and manage the farm production team to meet production goals effectively and efficiently.

 

Key Abilities

·         Ready and writing skills

·         Basic computer skills

·         High attention to detail

·         Basic math skills

·         Must function as a team player
Work Environment

·         Loud

·         Dusty

·         Live interaction with large and small animals

 

Responsibilities

·         Develop and delegate weekly work activities.

·         Train, develop, and mentor production team.

·         Oversee new employee training and orientation.

·         Conduct performance evaluations for farm staff (60 days and annually).

·         Ensure farm staff, visitors, and contractors follow internal and external biosecurity protocols at all times.

·         Ensure complete, accurate, and legible records from production team.

·         Turn in production records and other reports by appropriate deadlines.

·         Responsible for maintaining all production targets (breeding and wean age)

·         Oversee and coordinate completion of special projects on the farm.

·         Coordinate quarterly blood tests with Sow Production Manager.

·         Oversee proper nutrition, welfare, and medical treatment for animals.

·         Conduct monthly safety trainings and ensure all farm staff and visitors follow company safety procedures.

·         Attend periodic production and training meetings. (May require occasional traveling.)

·         Maintain accurate and necessary medicine inventory.

·         Responsible for responding to alarm calls after normal work hours in event of farm system malfunctions.

·         Review and approve timecards by payroll deadlines.

·         Maintain good communication with production team through periodic meetings and by timely addressing production team questions and concerns.

·         Establish and maintain open communication with company management team.

·         Ensure production tasks and company policies are adhered to as outlined in company manuals.

·         Keep Sow Production Manager informed of farm matters.

 

Other Responsibilities

·         Regular and reliable attendance

·         Other duties as assigned.

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