Job - Feedyard Manager

Job Title: Feedyard Manager

Job Order #: EH-8196

Location: Texas Panhandle

Salary Range: $0 - $110000

Commission / Bonus: Potential up to 30% Bonus on salary

Benefits: Company Benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Bachelors degree in Agriculture preferred, equivalent experience considered
- Experience in production animal settings, general farm labor
- Demonstrated leadership ability, with the ability to engage and motivate others
- Excellent communication and leadership skills
- Good reasoning, conflict-management, and analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience with Microsoft suite of applications including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint is strongly preferred
- 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 experienced Feedyard Manager to oversees daily operations of all feedyard functions for this northwest Texas feedyard. They work in conjunction with the Operations Manager to meet and exceed the operational standards set by company leadership. They provide knowledge and support for herd nutrition, marketing, employee development, and environmental conditions for livestock in the feedyard. The Feedyard Manager will support company's safety-first culture by focusing on a lead-by-example mentality that fosters awareness, training, and accountability to maximize feedyard productivity, growth, development and sustainability. The successful candidate will be an engaging and inclusive leader with a sense of urgency that ensures operational plans are executed, performance goals are achieved, and teams are kept informed across all reportable locations. The goal of the Feedyard Manager is to continually seek further efficiency with innovations in process flow, yard optimization, and shared best practices to meet business goals. Oversee the routine care and feeding of beef cattle kept in the feedlot Ensure profitable operations of the feedlot to optimize feeding parameters. Manage, develop and lead staff. Ensure compliance with OSHA/Safety procedures, rules and regulations. In conjunction with the Operations Manager serve as the feedyard liaison, corporate-to-location to support and communicate new technologies, processes & procedures, health & safety, and best practices to achieve business goals and company programs. Oversee the operations associated with mill, yard, office, feed delivery, and cattle operation for efficiency to develop and support best practices and standard operating procedures. Ensure that proper husbandry techniques and feeding programs are in place to promote optimal growth for each animal in the herd. Manage feedlot and appropriate safety standards and relations with employees, suppliers and customers. Prepare short- and long-term operational plans supportive to the feedlot in conjunction with the Operations Manager. Monitor and report any financial or operations irregularities. Prepare, monitor, and approve budget and report operational and capital expenditure. Report of weekly and monthly feedlot performance. Manage mill, yard, office, delivery, and cattle operations to ensure efficiency, quality practices. Repair and maintain equipment and structures such as stock water, yards, buildings etc. Ensure that all health and safety standards are maintained and that the working environment is clean, tidy and hygienic for all employees. Establish and maintain proper pen stocking to maximize feedyard efficiency. Coordinate nutritional and veterinary guidelines to ensure compliance with animal health and welfare requirements. Manage efficient expenditure of allocated funds to ensure accurate inventories and financial reporting. Ensure security of all assets including land, livestock and inventories. Establish and manage customer relationships, community, and personnel relations. Adhere to HR policies and best practices; leading by example.


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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