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Gestation/Breeding Manager #2828 (Southwest - Missouri)

Posted: November 14th 2019


Overview:  

  • Oversee and manage all areas of Gestation and Breeding including the Electronic Sow Feeding system and all associated paperwork, records, and correspondence
  • Ensure that ALL animals across the farm have received proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding on a daily basis
  • Assisting with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis

Duties:

  • Ensure synchronization of gilts and sows to meet weekly breeding target
  • Manage quantity and quality of semen
  • Accurate and daily reporting of all breeding records, ultrasounds, and animal movement
  • Managing sow vaccinations (pre-farrowing, pre-breeding)
  • Treating sick animals on a timely as needed basis, recording, and managing withdraw periods for all of gestation
  • Complete ultrasounds at 28-day and 56-day post service, accurately recording and reporting
  • Ensure all animal pens and handling facilities are in good working order, and routinely cleaned
  • Responsible for accurate information in the NEDAP Electronic Sow Feeding system, including but not limited to: Animal Location, Start Service Date, Feed Curves, BCS, Paint and Sort Rules, Heat Check Recordings
  • Review and document all non-fed ESF events and associated reasons
  • Maintain and ensure immediate reporting of any equipment malfunction
  • Calibration and associated recording of ESF system no less than quarterly
  • Oversee training of new gilts into the ESF system
  • Oversee and manage integration of new animals into dynamic and static pens
  • Ensure proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding of boars across the farm 
  • Proper cleaning and maintenance in and around the ESF stations, gates, and feed plinth
  • Responsible for placing all orders (supplies, vaccines, semen, fuel, bedding, etc.)
  • Compiling accurate production and inventory records
  • Organize and arrange transportation for cull truck
  • Assist in Period Close inventory, cost analysis, and cost control
  • Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor

Education/Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Animal Science or related field, OR minimum of one-year experience in straw-bedded pork production system, OR minimum of two years' experience in traditional pork production.
  • Ability to lead by example, and manage a team of 2-5 people
  • Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player

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Finishing Service Manager #2824 (Southwest - Indiana)

Posted: November 4th 2019


Our client, a leading pork integrator is looking for someone to take on the role of Finishing Service Manager. This position will oversee the production of both company-managed units and contract finishing operations. In addition this role will have supervisory responsibilities for a nursery site with 2 employees.  This position requires day travel throughout southwestern Indiana. Bilingual a plus. Company offers competitive benefit package, excellent bonus potential, and a company vehicle for travel between sites.


A successful candidate will:


  • Monitor health status of all facilities in area
  • Establish and communicate marketing targets and schedules
  • Maintain relationships across multiple parties
  • Schedule arrival of pigs, vaccinations, and market loads
  • Provide direction to growers pertaining to health, production, disposal, and animal welfare
  • Maintain safety, cleanliness, and represent the company in a positive manner 

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Soybean Seed Production Field Operations Manager #2827 (South Central - Illinois)

Posted: November 4th 2019


The Field Operations Manager reports to the Location Manager, and has direct responsibility for all field activities associated with the production of soybean and wheat seed. These activities include but are not limited to grower recruiting, grower contracting, grower development training, and field production activities.  The Field Operations Manager works closely with the Location Manager to ensure that all processes are conducted in a safe and cost effective manner, and that continuous improvement occurs in all areas of responsibility. The Field Operations Manager works closely with the Plant Operations Manager in order to ensure quantity and quality requests for each customer are met. Other responsibilities may include but not limited to:


  • Employee safety training and compliance to safety programs.
  • Hire, train, and supervise temporary & seasonal employees.
  • Provide daily supervision of full-time employees working within the field production process.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining the ISO Quality Management System within the field production process.
  • Assist and train growers on proper production techniques needed to ensure good seed quality.
  • Assist in coordinating delivery of bulk seed to the facility.
  • Monitor on-farm storage conditions and acquires bin samples for quality analysis.
  • Supervise scouting of soybean and wheat acres, and supply required customer reporting information.
  • Develop and maintain good grower relationships

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Agronomy Sales #2826 (Western - Illinois)

Posted: October 30th 2019


We have a retail agronomy sales opportunity available in Western, IL. This location has a large sales volume and is very profitable. The seed business is excellent with a large volume of customers. Facilities and rolling stock are all top of the line and in good condition. This is a major agribusiness with good career opportunities. Candidates need to have a good educational background with retail agronomy experience. Salary is 60k-90k and incentives, company truck, health, dental, and vision insurance, 401k with company match.

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Agronomy General Manager #2825 (Western - Kentucky)

Posted: October 30th 2019


Large independent Ag retail is seeking a General Manager for Western Kentucky. This position will be responsible for the overall financial performance of the location. This will include purchasing, sales, operations, personnel, and profitability. This company is an industry leader in agronomy technology, proprietary products, and seed sales. 


This position will:


  • Sell fertilizer, crop protection products, and seed
  • Provide service that will optimize the company's market share and savings
  • Achieve the Company's mission and goals which will result in outstanding customer service
  • Work with Ownership to establish yearly sales goals
  • Maintain delivery schedules and sales to customers, providing exceptional customer service
  • Make proper recommendations and applications of products sold
  • Assist in developing competitive marketing strategies
  • Provide the service necessary to meet goals and objectives. This includes responding to customer calls promptly, encouraging repeat sales by enhancing the profitability of customers, and maintaining proficiency in retail sales and knowledge of appropriate programs

Qualifications:


  • Two or four year degree in Agribusiness, or related program or equivalent previous experience
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer knowledge

This position offers a competitive salary plus excellent incentives and exceptional benefits package.

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