Job - Feedyard Assistant General Manager

Job Title: Feedyard Assistant General Manager

Job Order #: EH-8479

Location: Northeast Colorado

Salary Range: $0 - $0

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Full Benefit Package


- Undergraduate degree in Animal Science, Ag Economics or related field; and 3 years related feedlot experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Would consider equivalent work experience/School of Hard Knocks
- Supervisory Experience - Proven experience in a supervisory position, with drive to excel
- Leadership skills in developing and directing their work force
- High level of integrity and work ethic
- Knowledge of basic business/accounting
- Understanding financials with the ability to assist in the development of the animal health and facilities annual budgets
- Analyze and identify opportunities to improve feeding performance and profitability at receiving, processing, animal health, and other areas as identified
- Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; and Database software
- Ability to multitask
- 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 work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical situations


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for an Assistant General Manager for a progressive cattle feeder in Colorado. Manages 5-6 subordinate managers. Shares responsibility in overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these individuals. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training management employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining management employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth. Develops management team by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities. Provides a positive leadership example to subordinates by modeling professional behavior. Serves as a resource to management team on employee issues and safety matters. Coordinates the purchase of commodities (may include: corn, feeder cattle, proteins, supplements, liquids and other roughage sources) by keeping abreast of facility needs/preferences/Company position, and establishing rapport with outside suppliers. Coordinates shipment of fed cattle to packer by identifying cattle ready to ship on a weekly basis and scheduling shipment. 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 operational activities to assure adherence to applicable State and Federal laws, Company policies and Company standards through open communications with management 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 or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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