Manager in Training (57101)
?Job Description: ? ? ? ? ?? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ??Reports To: ?Farm or Production Manager ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ???Job Overview: ? The primary responsibility of the manager-in-training is to shadow a Farm Manager or Production Manager to learn the procedures for managing a production unit or production portfolio. This role ensures good production practices through the development and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs), employee training and development, maintenance of careful and accurate records, promotion of animal well-being and good environmental stewardship.??Typical Duties of a Manager in Training, Production Operation include:?1. Assist in the implementation and management of SOPs including, but not limited to, feeding strategies, animal movement and care, proper ventilation practices and the use of pharmaceutical (medication) and biological products (vaccines).?2. Promote the development of all team members? production, leadership and organizational skills.?3. Assist the Manager with local human resource management including safety promotion, work-related injury documentation, recruitment, creating work schedules and reporting hours, administering discipline, performing terminations and accurate recordkeeping.?4. Perform timely duties and comply with bio-security practices and reporting violations of these practices.?5. Oversee daily production activities including time management, consulting with Team Leads and team members on long term planning, goal setting and prioritization of activities, coordination of animal transportation and sales, feed and supply deliveries, monitoring of animal health and assisting with daily animal care.?6. Maintain accurate production records and recommend system and/or team improvements as needed.??7. Perform maintenance and repairs on buildings and equipment as well as housekeeping responsibilities of the barn facilities including trash removal and maintaining the cleanliness of office spaces, lunchrooms, and employee changing areas.?8.Enforce and implement best management practices for environmental stewardship.?Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience ? ? ?? ??1. High school diploma or GED required.2. Bachelors of Science in Agriculture or a related field preferred.3. 2 years Two years of experience in modern swine production or related experience4. One year supervisory experience preferred5. Bachelors degree may be substituted for work experience.?? ? ??1) Knowledge of:Animal science as applied in modern swine production systemsInformation Management Systems for swine productionStandard Operating ProceduresQuality Management Systems, Process Verification??2) Skill in:Clear and concise verbal and written communication skillsOrganizational and leadership skillsUncompromising commitment to customer serviceAdaptation to new and changing technology?3) Ability to:Work independently, as well as part of a team ? ? ? ? ? ?Make sound business decisionsMaintain confidentialityLead, develop, coach and motivate othersApply for this job.