Swine Research Finishing Manager

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  • Job ID 38308
  • Experience Prior experience preferred
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

About this Position:
As Kalmbach Feeds and Kalmbach Nutritional Services continue to grow, we are looking for passionate, hard-working, diplomatic, and detail-oriented team members that live our values to join our growing team. As the Swine Research Finishing Manager, you will work in concert with
Kalmbach Nutritional Services and the Swine Nutrition Team to implement and conduct live swine studies at the Kalmbach Swine Research Finisher.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide overall supervision for Kalmbach Swine Research Finisher operations by managing personnel, land, buildings, and equipment
• Coordinate with the Swine Nutrition Team and Kalmbach Nutritional Services to conduct two(2) to six(6) live animal research projects per year and apply experimental treatments per project protocols
• Coordinate with the Feed Mill Operations Team to ensure experimental feed is properly manufactured and delivered
• Supervise and participate in the daily husbandry needs for research animals including placement in facility, vaccine administration, treatment of sick animals, feeding, handling, euthanizing, and all other swine rearing needs
• Supervise and participate in the sample/data collection for research studies including weighing live animals and feed, performing necropsies for post-mortem sample collection, and collecting blood, tissue, fecal or environmental samples
• Maintain data integrity by supervising and participating in data collection, entry, organization, management, and reporting

The Right Candidate:
• Bachelor’s degree required, degree in Animal Science, Agriculture, or related agricultural field preferred
• Must be comfortable with handling animals up to 300 pounds in weight, demonstrated experience with applied swine research preferred
• Ability to maintain detailed records and resource management
• Ability to lift 50 lbs. on a consecutive basis and work in dusty conditions
• Ability to work weekend and/or evening hours to accommodate research needs
• Ability to relocate near Vanlue, OH and possess a valid driver’s license
• Demonstrated experience in managing farm enterprises, personnel, and budgets preferred
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel and Word)
• Does not have regular contact with pigs outside of Kalmbach Swine Research Finisher

About the Company:
Kalmbach Feeds offers the highest quality nutritional products for livestock, poultry, and companion animals. The company was founded in 1963 by Milton and Ruth Kalmbach with a vision to develop the finest products, providing customers with the best possible nutritional value. The Kalmbach family’s traditional core values have served as the compass for consistent success for six decades, and the company has become the regional leader within the animal nutrition industry. Kalmbach Feeds enjoys an excellent reputation for quality and integrity within
the animal nutrition industry and is comprised of smart self-starters who are driven to serve customers. Our experienced, talented team utilizes cutting-edge technology and proprietary processes to deliver safe, innovative products. Our stringent ingredient testing, computer automated systems, patented technologies, dedicated manufacturing facilities, and in-house nutrition specialists guarantee it. Additional information regarding our exciting company can be found at https://youtu.be/UONTNdszwY4 and www.kalmbachfeeds.com/.

Kalmbach Feeds Offers:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits with eligibility on date of hire
• 401(K) (traditional and Roth options) with generous company match
• 3 Weeks Paid Time Off in first year
• Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Company Paid Life Insurance
• Competitive Compensation
• On Staff Life Coach
• Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans
• Access to Beach Front Company Condo in Fort Myers, FL

Kalmbach Feeds is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Each applicant for employment is considered solely based on job qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. The information contained within your resume and application, including employment history, educational history, and references, are subject to verification. Pre-employment drug screen (hair and urine), physical, and criminal background check required.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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