Job - Cattle Manager

Job Title: Cattle Manager

Job Order #: EH-9168

Location: Texas

Salary Range: $ - $70000

Commission / Bonus: Possible Bonus

Benefits: Health Insurance + Paid Vacation + Profit Sharing + Vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Experienced cattle management of cattle feeding operation
- Experience supervising other employees highly desired especially in commercial cattle feeding operations
- Undergraduate degree; or equivalent related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Animal husbandry skills
- Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software
- Valid driver’s license
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Cattle Manager for a progressive cattle feeder in northern Texas panhandle. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assists in management of subordinate supervisors who supervise a number of non-supervisory employees including: Receivers, Doctors, Penriders and Processors. Shares responsibility for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises 1-2 non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Assigns workers to receive, weigh, inspect, medically treat, and transfer livestock.
- Examines livestock to determine effectiveness of disease control and collaborates with consulting veterinarian to take corrective action and rectify deficiencies.
- Observes livestock handling and issues instructions to minimize stress on livestock during transfer; ensures that no animal leaves the facility without meeting applicable withdrawals by maintaining thorough and accurate records.
- Manages department supplies inventory by researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies and approving orders.
- Develops department budget; manages expenses by studying historical data, anticipating needs and researching costs.
- Sets a positive example for employees by modeling safe work practices and following safety rules and policies. Communicates critical safety information to employees by conducting regular safety training; monitors workplace for unsafe/noncompliant behavior.
- Monitors department activities to assure adherence to applicable USDA, FDA, State and Federal laws, Company policies and Company standards through open communications with team.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


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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