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Sow Unit Manager

About this Job:


1. Takes an active role in the management of their location

2. Exhibits and shows a desire to learn core leadership qualities

3. Makes strong, confident decisions on a daily basis

4. Promotes communication between farm management and team members

5. Maintains safe work habits and a positive safety attitude

6. Demonstrates animal care in all areas of production and ensures that animal care is being applied by all employees

7. Follows all bio-security measures and maintains proper herd health

a. Monitor animals daily for feed, water, comfort, and health concerns

b. Be familiar with and enforce all aspects of bio-security policy

c. Administer medicines and vaccines as directed

d. Ensure daily animal handling activities are done in accordance with SOP

8. Takes responsibility for alarm calls and all calls related to such

9. Closely monitors ventilation and environment of buildings

10. Keeps facilities clean and well maintained

11. Keeps accurate and timely records

12. Performs work as directed

13. Holds team members accountable and accepts responsibility for their actions

14. Promotes team member participation in Gainsharing

15. Maintains a cooperative attitude with all team members and other management

In all areas described above, the individual should project a positive image, show a high level of responsibility, cooperate and communicate well with management staff, and promote safety and the future growth of the company.


QUALIFICATIONS: A 2 or 4 year degree in an agricultural curriculum with an emphasis in production is preferred. Experience in personnel management preferred.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Assumes direct or indirect responsibility for all aspects of the farm. Has knowledge of animal care, biosecurity, facilities upkeep and maintenance, farrowing, breeding, gilt development, record keeping, supply management, and people management.

3-5 years
How to apply:

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