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


- College Degree or 3-5 years industry experience in cattle health and performance

- Animal husbandry skills, knowledge of cattle breeds and characteristics
- Previous supervisory or management experience
- A good understanding of OSHA/HACCP guidelines is needed as well as an understanding of a cattle accounting system
- Excellent communication and leadership skills are required
- Valid driver license
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to perform basic math functions and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, etc.
- 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
- Strong MS Office experience and proficiency with developing and using spreadsheets and/or databases
- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for Cattle Manager for this large Colorado Cattle Feeder. Duties and Responsibilities: 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. Interviews and train new employees through training, then plans, assigns, directs work. Oversee preparation and insure completion of all receiving records. Manage, lead, and develop all Pen-Riders, Animal Health Crew, Quality Control, and Processing Crew. Oversee itemized animal health billing process for customer billings. Ensure animals are weighed prior to shipping and shipping information is complete. Communicate with Animal Health and Feed Manager with issues concerning animal health and feeding. 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. Evaluates personnel for job performance and bonus, as well as rewarding and disciplining employees and addressing complaints and resolving problems. Ensure monthly housekeeping inspections. Oversee preparation of non-conformance logs and reports on cattle received. Ensure compliance with all ISO/HACCP and OSHA/Safety procedures, rules and regulations. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies. 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 or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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