Job - Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT

Job - Cattle Manager

Job Title: Cattle Manager

Job Order #: EH-9273

Location: Colorado

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

Updated 9/20/2021


- Prefer College Degree or 3+ years industry experience and sound knowledge of the cattle feeding industry
- Previous supervisory or management experience
- Excellent communication and leadership skills are required
- Strong MS Office experience (Excel, Word, etc.) and proficiency a cattle accounting system
- Animal husbandry skills, knowledge of cattle breeds and characteristics
- A good understanding of OSHA guidelines is needed
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to perform basic math functions and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, etc.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
- Valid driver license
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for Cattle Manager for this large Colorado Cattle Feeder. Will work closely with consultants to optimize cattle performance. Monitor expected delivery list and prepare receiving list. Manage other supervisors who oversee employees including Receivers, Doctors, Penriders, and Processors. This includes the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these departments. Directs supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures. Interview and train new employees; then plans, assigns, and directs work. Oversee preparation and ensure completion of all receiving records. Manage, lead, and develop all Pen-Riders, Animal Health Crew, Quality Control, and Processing Crew. 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. Communicate with Feed Manager and Yard Maintenance Manager on issues concerning feeding and maintenance. Project capital expenditures for animal health and assists in the preparation and maintenance of the annual budget. Develops department budget, manages expenses and supplies by studying historical data, anticipating needs and researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels required and approving orders. Maintain good employee relations. Train, motivate, delegate and relate to employees. Evaluates personnel for job performance, as well as rewarding and disciplining employees and addressing complaints and resolving problems. Participate actively in Beef Quality Assurance; incorporate into daily process. Performs monthly housekeeping inspections. Oversee preparation of non-conformance logs and reports on cattle received. Work with Feed Yard Manager to ensure that required records and reporting are developed and maintained to comply with state and federal environmental, safety, and regulatory issues. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies. Other 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 [email protected] or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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