Job - Animal Health Manager

Job Title: Animal Health Manager

Job Order #: EH-9274

Location: Kansas

Salary Range: $ - $80000

Commission / Bonus: Possible Bonus

Benefits: 17 Days Paid Time Off + 401K + Excellent Health Insurance 100% of Premium Paid + Life and Disability Insurance + Paid Holidays

QUALIFICATION:

- High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

- 5 or more years of successful experience in a large animal health environment
- 2 years in a supervisory/management position; previous vet tech or veterinary school experience is very helpful
- Excellent communication skills are a must
- Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's; ability to perform these operations using units of American weight measurement, volume, and distance
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
- Valid driver license
- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for an Animal Health Manager for this large Kansas Cattle Feeder. Will work closely with consultants to optimize cattle performance. Supervise and perform all job procedures and critical tasks in accordance with the Safety Program. Manage, lead, and develop Doctor Crew in all stages of animal health procedures. Review animal diagnosis received from Pen Riders; review animal health records and symptoms. Review protocol via computer based upon diagnosis. Review, update and develop procedures, critical tasks and other procedures as needed for the doctor crew. Administer injections and/or other treatments according to the protocol. Document all cattle movements and drug treatments by the established procedure. Update animal health records and/or tags. Participate and/or perform animal necropsies to determine cause of death. Audit and maintain all medications and medical supplies stored at the hospitals. Monitor all drug inventories on a daily basis. This includes monitoring the doctor records for accuracies and damaged or outdated product. Prior to shipping, run required reports (i.e., Not in Home Pen, Animals on Withdrawal) to ensure accuracy of head counts and/or ability of animals to ship. Ensure copies of MSDS are retained at all hospital sites. Keep health records in Walco. Communicate with Cattle and Feed Managers on issues concerning feed and animal health. Maintain good employee relations. Train, motivate, delegate and relate to employees in a fair and impartial way in accordance with Equal Opportunity Policy. Participate actively in Beef Quality Assurance; incorporate into daily process. Notify personnel responsible for end of day reports when doctoring is done for the day. Performs monthly housekeeping inspections. Ensure compliance with all ISO/HACCP and OSHA/Safety procedures, rules and regulations. Other duties may be assigned.


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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