Assistant Feed Department Manager
Job Title: Assistant Feed Department Manager Reports To: Feed Department Manager FLSA Status: Salary, Ag Exempt Function: Assists in directing and coordinating activities of workers engaged in daily feeding of livestock by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. Sets a positive example for employees by modeling safe work practices and following safety rules and policies.Communicates critical safety information to employees by conducting regular safety training; monitors workplace for unsafe/noncompliant behavior.Assists in management of non-supervisory employees.Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Monitors cattle intake and assigns subsequent distribution of feed by familiarizing self with cattle eating patterns according to gender, days on feed, weather and breed; maximizes feed intake of cattle by following guidelines issued by consulting nutritionist.Ensures accurate feed delivery by monitoring feed bunks and assessing feed distribution, quantity, type and timeliness of delivery.Ensures that newly received cattle are fed in a timely manner by coordinating feeding with cattle department.Minimizes truck downtime by scheduling maintenance/repair; develops and implements feedtruck preventative maintenance program; performs servicing on feed trucks, hay machine and tractors.Maintains cattle feeding records by compiling, entering, and analyzing information.