Livestock Operations Manager
Position Objective GENEX is seeking a Livestock Operations Manager to oversee all areas of livestock management including bull semen production for animals housed in the facilities in Shawano, WI. Major Areas of ResponsibilityProvide leadership and training to staff to carry out all activities related to semen collection, livestock management and performance. Coordinate scheduling to ensure that an adequate number of trained personnel are on hand to carry out daily work duties.Plan and organize facility utilization to meet biosecurity and operational needs in order to comply with semen export requirementsRecruit, train and manager direct reporting staffProvide input into educational programs for the areas of livestock management especially for the collection room in order to maximize sperm harvestsAssist with the coordination of where animals should be locatedMonitor the semen production process to ensure staff is performing at a high level and provide feedback as necessaryPrepare annual operating and capital expenditure budgetsProduce or purchase adequate levels of feed and bedding supplies and coordinate with outside experts to ensure the animals are being fed a nutritionally sound dietMonitor animal health and communicate concerns to the staff veterinarian. QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Dairy or Animal Science with at least 5 years of related experienceExtensive cattle management experienceMust have computer skillsAbility to establish priorities and delegate effectivelyAbility to work in a team environment as well as possess effective communication skillsWillingness to grow and develop both personally and professionally.Apply for this job.