ASSISTANT FARM MANAGER - La Monte / Houstonia MO (Sedalia area)

Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Houstonia, Missouri


Description

Position at JBS USA

Job Title: JBS Live Pork Assistant Farm Manager - Houstonia/La Monte MO 

Department: Production

Qualified applicants could be considered for other potential future positions.  

 Summary of Position: The Sow Farm Assistant Manager is responsible for ensuring the carrying out of daily responsibilities in the caring for the welfare of the animals, including feed, water, and management. The Assistant Sow Farm Manager assist the Farm Manager directing and managing the team of farm employees and ensures they are working effectively and efficiently. This position will coordinate employees into highly effective team members to produce high quality animals in the most productive manner.                        

Principle Responsibilities:   

  • Support the Farm Manager with supervision and training of hourly employees
  • Effectively communicate expectations and job responsibilities to farm staff
  • Be willing and able to perform all jobs associated with sow production
  • Develop daily and weekly work schedules
  • Ensures animals are being cared for daily, including water, feed and management
  • Builds, leads, and trains successful team members to carry out assigned tasks
  • Complies with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS)
  • Assists in controlling costs associated with feed, supplies, and labor
  • Sets long and short term targets and goals for breeding and farrowing success
  • Maintains accurate number integrity for record keeping
  • Coordinates and oversees completion of special projects
  • Makes recommendations for operational improvements
  • Conducts safety training meetings and ensures employees are working safely
  • Performs general maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds and equipment
  • Maintains open line of communication with all team members including upper management
  • Complies with the practices and principals of biosecurity to safeguard the life and health of the animals
  • Ensures welfare of animals
  • Assists with other duties as assigned by Management 

Travel:  

  • Local travel – typically, a 30-mile radius 

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
  • Ability to effectively lead a team
  • Be a team oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethics
  • Valid non-expired Driver’s License
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with common swine diseases and medications is 
  • B.S degree in Animal Science or equivalent is preferred  

                  AND
            3-5 years related experience in swine production
                  AND
           Minimum of 1-year people management experience
                  OR
           A 2-year Associates degree in combination with 3 years’ previous           
           experience managing or working in swine production
 

Preferred Qualifications:  BS Animal Science
                                            Bi-lingual – English/Spanish
                           
Our Mission

 To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best products and services for customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.

 JBS USA Core Values 

  • Determination
  • Simplicity
  • Availability
  • Humility
  • Sincerity
  • Discipline
  • Ownership 

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