Job - Feed Manager

Job Title: Feed Manager

Job Order #: KH-8300

Location: New York

Salary Range: $45000 - $50000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Health Insurance + Housing/Housing Allowance + Paid Vacation + Simple IRA


Qualifications:


MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

- Management experience
- Strong work ethic
- Positive attitude
- Time management skills
- Team Player
- Class B CDL
- Feed/Nutrition knowledge
- Feed delivery experience
- Experienced in operating equipment
- Feed mixing (Knight Vertical Mixer)
- Record keeping skills
- Computer experience - Feed Watch
- Dairy Spanish


Job Description:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a large dairy operation located in New York who is searching for a trustworthy Feed Manager who is detail oriented and has a strong work ethic. Feed Manager is responsible for keeping fresh, clean and properly mixed rations in front of the cows at all times to ensure the health and maximum milk production from the herd. Other responsibilities include: Providing accurate and consistent feed mixes to all animal groups daily. Required to have all cows fed at the same time every day. Track inventory and feeding rate of all purchased feeds and ordering feed when necessary. Communicating with nutritionist about logistics of implementing changes and how cows are performing. Communicate with night herdsman about what feed was moved over night and how much refusal was in each group. Monitor forage dry matter daily and adjust dry matter as needed. Manage forage pile and bunk silo faces with care so that waste is kept to a minimum. Keep detailed records when moving into new piles of feed, and records of all feed delivered to the farm. Ensure that all delivery slips get forwarded to the farm office and all deliveries are weighed. Track and record feeding amounts and weigh back amounts for each group. Assist as required anywhere on the farm and work with the crop crew to ensure that feed is put in the best it can to limit waste. Track feeder loading error, % refusal and Dry Matter Intakes. Also responsible for overseeing the appearance of the farm, equipment operation and maintenance,

This position has the possibility of becoming a management position which will include the responsibility of ordering feed and overseeing Assistant Feeder. Employer is looking for individual that can be trusted to get job done with no supervision. Will work with Nutritionist. Must be able to operate equipment and have a Class B CDL license. Dairy uses FeedWatch and candidate must speak Dairy Spanish.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kirk Hansen at kirk@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7370. You are encouraged to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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