Job - Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT

Job - Feedyard Head Receiver

Job Title: Feedyard Head Receiver

Job Order #: EH-8670

Location: Texas Panhandle

Salary Range: $0 - $0

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Full Benefit Package


- Undergraduate degree; or equivalent related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

- Ability to ride a horse in a safe manner; ability to furnish gentle horse and tack
- Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to apply these functions using units and weights
- Animal husbandry skills; knowledge of cattle breeds and characteristics
- Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software
- Valid driver’s license
- Ability to work a varied schedule should shipping necessitate
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Feedyard Head Receiver for a progressive cattle feeder in northern Texas. Duties and responsibilities include:
- Supervises crew to receive incoming cattle. Shares responsibility for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this area. May directly supervises 1-2 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.

- Ensures that no animal leaves the facility without meeting applicable withdrawals by maintaining thorough and accurate records.
- Communicates with buyers to coordinate receipt of cattle.
- Inspects incoming loads of cattle for miscounts, sick animals or other inconsistencies between received load and A report; checks in cattle; records load information.
- Sorts cattle as needed; alerts management to high risk cattle.
- Ensures that incoming cattle are fed and watered in a timely manner by regular communication with the Feed Department; plans pen movements.
- Oversees processing/revaccination of incoming cattle including administration of vaccines, dewormers and implants.
- Complies with all applicable safety rules and policies.
- Monitors department activities to assure adherence to applicable USDA, FDA, State and Federal laws, Company policies and Company standards through open communications with team.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at [email protected] or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

"Unless The Lord Builds the House, We Labor In Vain Who Build It"

PSALMS 127:1

The Nation's Oldest and Most Highly Respected Ag Agency, Serving Agri Business and Production Agriculture Since 1959.
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now