Job - Feedyard Feed Manager

Job Title: Feedyard Feed Manager

Job Order #: EH-8671

Location: Northeast Colorado

Salary Range: $0 - $0

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Full Benefit Package

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Undergraduate degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software
- Valid driver’s license
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
- 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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for an Feedyard Feed Manager for a progressive cattle feeder in northeast Colorado.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Manages 1 subordinate supervisor and 5-6 non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Monitors cattle intake and assigns subsequent distribution of feed by familiarizing self with cattle eating patterns according to gender, days on feed, weather and breed; maximizes feed intake of cattle by following guidelines issued by consulting nutritionist.
- Ensures accurate feed delivery by monitoring feed bunks and assessing feed distribution, quantity, type and timeliness of delivery.
- Ensures that newly received cattle are fed in a timely manner by coordinating feeding with cattle department.
- Minimizes truck downtime by scheduling maintenance/repair; develops and implements feedtruck preventative maintenance program.
- Maintains cattle feeding records by compiling, entering, and analyzing information.
- Develops department capital and operating budgets; manages expenses by studying historical data, anticipating needs and researching costs.
- Manages department supplies inventory by researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies and approving orders.
- 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.
- 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 eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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