Job - Site Leader / Herdsman

Job Title: Site Leader / Herdsman

Job Order #: KH-7800

Location: Ohio

Salary Range: $50000 - $60000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Housing + Paid Vacation



- Prior large (1000+ head) dairy experience: Preferred
- Prior people manager/leadership experience: Required
- Herd health experience: Required
- Strong Transition Cow background
- Maternity/Fresh Cow experience
- Basic feed and nutrition experience
- Proficient in herd management software (DC305 preferred): Required
- Knowledge of Dairy Chemicals and Milk Quality
- Bi-lingual (Spanish/English): Required
- Lead/direct maintenance, repairs

Job Description:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a large dairy located in Ohio who is searching for Site Leader / Herdsman with a stable work history for their operation. This role will lead a transition site for the Company’s Dry and Fresh cows. Candidates best suited for this role will have prior experience leading teams, several years of experience with animal wellness and treatment, and have the desire for a challenge working with a progressive company who is looking to grow and develop its team members.

Role Responsibilities:
- Lead a team of 15 people in all aspects of the dry and freshening process at this site, ensuring the procedures already in place by the Company are followed - Provide daily direction to milkers, cow treatment team, maternity team, and feeding team - Backup key responsibilities as necessary to support team members’ days off - Ensure supplies such as feed, vaccinations, and chemicals are stocked and ordered when necessary - Utilize herd management software, interpret daily reports to set direction for each day; ensure daily tasks are kept up-to-date in DC 305 - Oversee CIP procedures in the milking parlor and ensure records are compliant with food safety regulations - Work with veterinarian, nutritionist, and vendors routinely to review trends, scorecards, and necessary changes - Represent the farm as a primary initial site contact, projecting the Company’s values

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kirk Hansen at or call 308-382-7370. You are encouraged to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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