Job - Site Leader / Herdsman

Job Title: Site Leader / Herdsman

Job Order #: KH-8610

Location: Ohio

Salary Range: $50000 - $60000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Housing + Paid Vacation

Qualifications:

MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

- Prior people manager/leadership experience: Required
- Proficient in herd management software (DC305 preferred): Required
- Herd health experience: Required
- Bi-lingual (Spanish/English): Required
- Willingness to relocate to and live within 10 minutes of the site: Required
- Prior large (1000+ head) dairy experience: Preferred
- Basic mechanical experience: Preferred

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, a deep understanding of milk quality and have the desire to work with a progressive, family-owned company 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 milk technicians, 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 DC305
- 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 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 kirk@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7370. You are encouraged to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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