Nursery/Grow Regional Manager
Description and Responsibilities:Production and marketing results responsibility for ~300,000 swine spaces based in SE South DakotaDirect supervision of a nursery-grow finish system, service managers, contract growers, service and barn labor teams.Responsible to ensure completion of stated goals in productivity, costs and employee measures.Accountable for a system which strives to achieve excellence with industry standards and achievements.?DUTIES INCLUDE:? Direct and lead the activities of a team of service managers, contract growers and barn labor to ensure:Scheduling efficiencyManage inventoriesImplementation of standard operating proceduresEffective communication and organization skillsIdentification of improvement areas and follow throughMonitoring of key priorities such as: pig placements, biosecurity, health, medication and vaccine usage, pig flow, marketing, etc.Regular and accurate reporting of results and action plansProvides technical and leadership development to new and existing contract growers and barn labor while monitoring performanceTrains and develops employees and growers on Sunterra?s SOP?sBe a part and liaises closely with the senior management team to review and decide the best options for current and future contractual relationshipsOversee new construction, track progress and ensure barns are ready for arrivalsOversee PQA site assessment and PQA training for employeesEnsure Biosecurity is being followed and SPSP is up to date in all sitesWorks effectively with partners responsible for providing inputs to the grow finish process, feed mill managers, nutritionist, veterinarians, agronomy, transportation, etc.Requirements:Proven strong, effective leadership experience or equivalent.Strong relationship building, persuasion, influence and conflict resolution skills required.Extensive farm management experience.Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and leadership skills.Ability to manage time and priorities in a fast-paced changing environment is essential.Effective communication skills and experience in exercising independent thinking and judgment.Uses teamwork to promote excellence.Ability to travel commensurate with position responsibilities.?EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: B.S. degree, Associate?s degree, or equivalent degree from a two-year college or technical school preferred; or 4+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Apply for this job.