Job - Assistant Feedyard Manager

Job Title: Assistant Feedyard Manager

Job Order #: EH-8348

Location: Southwest Nebraska

Salary Range: $0 - $65000

Commission / Bonus: Bonus

Benefits: Beef + Health Insurance Allowance + House + Paid Vacation + Utilities + Workman Comp


- 3-5 years of experience in a previous feedlot lead capacity
- Bachelor's Degree in Ag Econ or Business Degree, Will consider Animal Science Degree or a related field of study
- Would consider equivalent work experience/School of Hard Knocks
- Strong animal health background and/or a combination of technical training and work experience
- Proven experience in a supervisory position, with drive to excel
- Leadership skills in developing and directing their work force
- High level of integrity and work ethic
- Understanding financials with the ability to assist in the development of the animal health and facilities annual budgets
- Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct yard maintenance and general upkeep to maintain and improve the feedyard functionality and aesthetics
- Analyze and identify opportunities to improve feeding performance and profitability at receiving, processing, animal health, and other areas as identified
- Bilingual Spanish a plus


Number one, this is hand-on assistant managers position. Manages functions and production staff related to the operation of the feedyard facility. Responsible for oversight of receiving and shipping of cattle, processing, feeding programs, feed mill operation, feed ingredient inventory, animal health and nutrition, equipment needs, maintenance, people resources, waste management, and all other production operations.

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Feedlot Assistant Manager for this southwestern Nebraska commercial Cattle Feeder. Responsibilities include: Manage daily operations of the feedyard facility. Assure all activities are within company guidelines and applicable laws/regulations. Safeguard employees and company assets. Supervision of staff, including all work schedules. Assure all employees understand expectations of the job. Handle training and direction. Execute coordination and communication including staff meetings among crew and people to achieve a team-oriented approach to production. Manage production people to achieve maximum efficiency of the feedyard. Complete recruiting, training, employee development, hold employees accountable, provide constructive performance feedback, complete written evaluations, any necessary disciplinary action, document appropriate actions and coordinate wage administration. Manage costs. Strive for efficiency. Evaluate equipment and repairs for alternatives. Keep rolling stock and equipment in good operational condition. Prepare Appropriation Requests as required. Assist the owner in customer origination, feeder cattle procurement, risk management, feed ingredient procurement and finished cattle marketing. In case of absence, cover all responsibilities of owner. Handle all regulatory compliance matters for the feedyard. Stay abreast of all regulations and pending issues to keep the yard in effective operating order. Assure animal health practices and feed nutrition meet optimum growing conditions. Manage shrink and death loss. Work closely with outside consulting veterinarians and nutritionist to address deficiencies and improve cattle feeding results. Maintain effective environmental practices to prevent contamination of any soil and keep the relationship with neighbors in good standing. Keep facility in neat appearance. Use proactive communication. Continue professional growth through participation of industry events and training. Attend conferences, seminars and educational workshops to stay abreast with latest industry practices and new technology available. Other projects and duties as assigned.

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

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