Site Leader / Herdsman (KH-7800)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not be able to reply to you if your resume does not meet the position requirements. There is NO closing date. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. You must be currently authorized to work in the US to be considered for this position. QUALIFICATIONS: MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION – Prior large (1000+ head) dairy experience: Preferred- Prior people manager/leadership experience: Required- Herd health experience: Required- Strong Transition Cow background- Maternity/Fresh Cow experience- Basic feed and nutrition experience- Proficient in herd management software (DC305 preferred): Required- Knowledge of Dairy Chemicals and Milk Quality- Bi-lingual (Spanish/English): Required- Lead/direct maintenance, repairs JOB DESCRIPTION: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a large dairy located in Ohio who is searching for Site Leader / Herdsman with a stable work history for their operation. This role will lead a transition site for the Company s Dry and Fresh cows. Candidates best suited for this role will have prior experience leading teams, several years of experience with animal wellness and treatment, and have the desire for a challenge working with a progressive company who is looking to grow and develop its team members.Role Responsibilities: – Lead a team of 15 people in all aspects of the dry and freshening process at this site, ensuring the procedures already in place by the Company are followed – Provide daily direction to milkers, cow treatment team, maternity team, and feeding team – Backup key responsibilities as necessary to support team members days off – Ensure supplies such as feed, vaccinations, and chemicals are stocked and ordered when necessary – Utilize herd management software, interpret daily reports to set direction for each day; ensure daily tasks are kept up-to-date in DC305 – Oversee CIP procedures in the milking parlor and ensure records are compliant with food safety regulations – Work with veterinarian, nutritionist, and vendors routinely to review trends, scorecards, and necessary changes – Represent the farm as a primary initial site contact, projecting the Company s values ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS.If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.