Responsible for all aspects of farrowing and meeting weekly shipping targets of full-value pigs
Oversee and manage GESTAL farrowing feeder system
Ensure that ALL animals across the farm have received proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding on a daily basis
Assist with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis
Oversee proper procedures are followed for Day-One pig, fostering
Direct and manage processing of piglets in accordance with company procedures
Manage treatment/care of sows in farrowing
Direct cleaning/bedding of farrowing pens; and clean-out and disinfecting farrowing room after weaning; and oversight of Patz barn cleaning system
Keep, communicate, and report accurate records on a daily basis
Maintain correct temperature/ventilation settings, and that all associated equipment is in full working order
Maintain current inventory and supplies order list for farrowing, including bedding, propane, etc.
Assist in Period Close inventory, cost analysis, and cost control
Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor
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
B.S. degree in Animal Science or related field, OR minimum of one-year experience in straw-bedded pork production system/farrowing unit, OR minimum of two years’ experience in traditional pork production/farrowing unit.
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