Job - Feed Manager

Job Title: Feed Manager

Job Order #: EH-7389

Location: West Central Kansas

Salary Range: $0 - $65000

Commission / Bonus: 10%-15% Bonus

Benefits:

QUALIFICATION:

- College Degree with 5+ years of successful experience in a cattle feeding environment

- Animal husbandry skills, knowledge of cattle breeds and characteristics
- Previous supervisory or management experience
- Strong MS Office experience and proficiency; cattle accounting system experience preferred
- Solid understanding of OSHA/HACCP guidelines
- Excellent communication and leadership skills are required
- Valid driver license
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Feed Manager for this western Kansas Feedlot operations. This person will manage the Feed Department to maximize cattle performance, feed efficiencies, and profitability, through successfully directing and coordinating activities of employees who are engaged in the daily feeding of livestock.

- Manage, lead, and develop all feed employees.
- Interviews and train new employees through training, then plans, assigns, directs work.
- Directs supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.
- Works closely with consultants to optimize cattle performance and health.
- Monitors feed intakes, bunk conditions, cattle behavior to feed presentation and schedules ration step-up programs, based on variables such as days on feed, gender, weather, breed, etc.
- Reviews daily agenda for pen ships, moves, and transfers.
- Communicates yard issues and updates to appropriate personnel.
- Ensures that newly received and re-implant cattle are fed in a timely manner by coordinating feeding schedule with the cattle department.
- Project capital expenditures for feeding department and prepares and maintains the annual feed department budget; manage expenses.
- Maintains cattle feeding records by compiling, entering, and analyzing information.
- Enters rations into the batching system; create and enter the feeding schedule before each round of feeding.
- Prepare and follow the preventative maintenance schedule for the feeding department.
- Coordinates with the Yard department on the service schedules of all feeding equipment.
- Prepares and coordinates feeding and milling schedules with the Mill Manager.
- Ensure housekeeping is maintained in pickups, trucks, and feed office area.
- Ensure compliance with all OSHA/Safety procedures, rules, and regulations.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge.
- 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 eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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