The Clemens Family Corp Sow Farm Manager II Deer Ridge in Ridgeville, Indiana
OVERVIEWless thanbr> Sow Farm Manager IIless thanbr> Welcome to Country View Family Farms! We re a progressive family owned company with deep roots in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, we have operations in PA, IN, and MI. Known for being industry leaders in our practices and animal care, we live by our core values of ethics, integrity and stewardship.less thanbr> Be Me Be Clemensless thanbr> Country View Family Farms is a subsidiary of Clemens Food Group. Come grow with us as we continue to vastly expand our swine operations. Join a team of individuals passionate about agriculture.less thanbr> We re Hiring a Sow Farm Manager for our Deer River Farm in Ridgeville, IN. In this role you will be the location manager overseeing production of a 5,000 sow unit and leading up to 20 employees. Enjoy our progressive operation including electronic sow feeding (ESF), top-notch biosecurity practices, open pen gestation, along with half our herd being antibiotic free. You will report to the Regional Manager and will be a hands-on manager overseeing operations including employee management, performance management, compliance and safety. You will lead with a focus on efficiency, maximizing capacity and developing the team.less thanbr> We Offer a competitive salary and bonus system based on performance, along with a comprehensive benefit program including medical, dental, prescription coverage, long and short-term disability, life insurance as well as paid time off and educational assistance. In addition, we offer a generous Sharing Plan, which includes a 401k with company match, and profit sharing.less thanbr>RESPONSIBILITIESless thanbr> What You Would Be Doingless thanbr> * Manage all aspects of the performance of the team including defining target, coaching, training and development, and scheduling.less thanbr> * Work closely with HR and Regional Manager on determining hiring needs and conduct on-site interviews.less thanbr> * Facilitate weekly farm meetings to engage team members.less thanbr> * Work with Nursery Service Manager on health and numbers; communicate health challengesless thanbr> * Execute animal care plans including vaccination and med planless thanbr> * Execute continuous improvement plansless thanbr> * Monitor budgets and targetsless thanbr> * Execute biosecurity program, animal welfare program and production policiesless thanbr> * Ensure all team members are PQA trainedless thanbr> * Participate in monthly regional farm meetings and quarterly whole system meetingsless thanbr> * Assist in developing and setting farm budgets and targetsless thanbr> * Develop a yearly business plan with Sow Service and update quarterlyless thanbr>QUALIFICATIONSless thanbr> This Role is for You if:less thanbr> * You have prior livestock management; prior swine management preferred, but open to other livestock backgrounds such as dairy, heifer management and/or poultry.less thanbr> * You have an Associate's degree (A.A.) in Animal Sciences, Agribusiness, Livestock Production or equivalent from two-year college or a degree from an accredited technical school; or a minimum of five years related experiences and/or training.less thanbr> * You are passionate about teaching and leading the team to meet goals in efficiency while maintaining our ethics, integrity and stewardship.less thanbr> * You are naturally analytical and can understand what the numbers are telling you. Be able to solve problems in the moment and make adjustments for future improvements.less thanbr> * You thrive in a fast-paced environment and can physically be standing on your feet a majority of the day with the ability to lift 50 lbs.less thanbr>Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Employer's Job# 2020-14519less thanbr>Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.