Farm Manager Breed-to-Wean , Cedar Rapids, NE (50303)
The Maschhoffs, the largest independent pork producer in the U.S., is looking for a full time Farm Manager to oversee the welfare and daily management of a Breed-to-Wean production facility.?Function: Breed-to-Wean ProductionLocation: Cedar Rapids, NE?Responsibilities:Participate in the development of annual operating goals, human resource needs, and farm business plans.Support the Animal Housing team to identify and facilitate major capital repairs, routine repairs, and preventative maintenance programs.Ensure the implementation of BTW standard operating procedures, technologies, and other innovations to improve production and environmental stewardship through direct training and field/metric observations. ?Implement individual pig care practices to maintain the health and well-being of all animals.Own, monitor, and direct all practices that promote Bio-Security in coordination with Health Services.Develop leadership and technical skills of a team of Section Managers and/or Production Technicians through strong communication, active planning, priority setting, effective delegation and routine coaching of behaviors utilizing company leadership tools. Ensure the Performance Management system is properly executed for all applicable employees to drive performance, reinforce positive behaviors, and enhance leadership/operational potential.Monitor, review, and analyze biological and operational performance/metrics for root cause of issues. Identify effective countermeasures and execute plans to restore performance. ?Participate in routine All Farm Messages, Scorecard meetings, and Management meetings to educate and be educated.Participate in recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, and accelerating the development of new team members. ?Align at all times with company expectations and policies for hiring, staffing, discipline, and terminations. ?Schedule work hours, vacation and leave days of all employees and report all time worked to the payroll system.Promote safe work habits, a safe working environment, and report all work related injuries.Coordinate and manage all farm inputs; examples: air, feed, water, labor, gilts, medications, supplies, and fuel.?Requirements:High School diploma required, Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Agriculture or related field preferred.3+ years management experience required, with High School diploma; 1+ year of management experience required with Bachelor degreeLivestock/swine management and handlingStandard maintenance proceduresBasic understanding of how to operate computer hardware and software, including MS Office, and Internet ExplorerExcellent verbal and written communication skillsApplication of company tools for leadership development and learningBuilding effective teams and motivating them to achieve high performanceOptimize breeding farm productivity?Competitive wages and an exceptional benefits package are available. ?Apply for this job.