Assistant Farm Manager

JBS USA Food Company Dalhart, Texas
Job Type Full Time

Purpose & Scope: This position is responsible for assisting the Farm Manager in the total operation of breeding a sow farm consisting of 3150 to 9000 sows

Principle Responsibilities:

40% - Support the Farm Manager with supervision and training of hourly employees
15% - Effectively communicate expectations and job responsibilities to farm staff
10% - Be willing and able to perform all jobs associated with sow production
10% - Develop daily and weekly work schedules
10% - Coordinating the activity of department lead personnel
5% - Monitor the appearance of buildings and grounds are neat, clean and orderly at all times.
5% - Order feed, semen and supplies
5% - Ensure animals are being care for daily

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • 2 years previous experience managing or working in breeding
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
  • Ability to effectively lead a team
  • Be a team oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethics
  • Driver’s License
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with common swine diseases and medications is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS Animal Science
  • Bilingual - Spanish


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