Farm Manager

Country Views Family Farms

Covington , Pennsylvania

Overview
At Country View Family Farms, we are a family owned company with relationships throughout the state of Pennsylvania and its neighboring states. We pride ourselves in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Spend some time on our site getting to know our company and how we provide safe, wholesome food for our friends and neighbors every day. Country View Family Farms a subsidiary of Clemens Food Group.

Responsibilities

Talent Managment - 35% of the time

  • Facilitate weekly farm meetings to engage team members
  • Hold team members accountable to targets
  • Weekly safety coaching of new team members
  • Set and manage team member schedules
  • Approve PTO
  • Set up and Conduct Interviews
  • Open a requisite in Ultipro
  • Complete New Hire paperwork
  • Schedule Pre-employment drug screen
  • Complete on farm investigation of any accidents
  • Post Panel List for medical care
  • Participate in review of accident report
  • Onboarding orientation for team members
  • Complete and return disciplinary reports to HR
  • IPP for direct reports
  • Review non-exempt evaluations
  • Approval of level I, II, III and cross training
  • Oversee effectiveness of level training
  • Follow termination protocols
  • Communication with HR on holiday pay
  • Identify and develop top talent
  • Coordinate and execute training plan for all team members
  • Recruit as needed

Production Management- 35% of the time

  • Submit 4 week pig projections
  • Ensure count of and verify animal inventory
  • Provide inventory variance explanations as needed by deadline
  • Monitor feed ordering
  • Complete and submit feed logs
  • Order propane
  • Complete and submit Propane logs
  • Place supply and med orders
  • Follow up on back ordered items
  • Monitor receipt of goods
  • Recommend changes or additions to supply order form
  • Verify weekly transportation schedule
  • Establish quarterly Rocks
  • Submit maintenance request forms
  • Communicate weekly with Nursery Service Manager on health and #'s
  • Execute farm vaccine and med plan
  • Communicate and train new process changes with ADKAR plan
  • Approve expense statements
  • Oversee the collection and submission of diagnostics for surveillance
  • Ensure adequate supply of CO2, fuel, compost material, safety and maintenance supplies
  • Schedule compost hauling
  • Communicate health challenges with vet and Service Manager
  • Verify scripts to fill farm's need
  • Oversee changes to semen order and delivery
  • Execute on Continuous Improvement plans
  • Monitor and execute farm budgets and targets
  • Ensure action plans are developed when targets are not being met
  • Report water meter readings
  • Audit weekly production data inputs to PigKnows
  • Assist and mentor team members in resolving PigKnows corrections
  • Oversee equipment maintenance through scheduled maintenance plan
  • Ensure that all CRF/MRF's are correctly completed and sent with truck
  • Ensure CRF/MRF's are submitted to logistics
  • Troubleshoot production issues
  • Audit farm ventilation
  • Audit overall herd health
  • Audit condition scoring
  • Alarm system updating
  • Set up alarm response plan
  • Complete semi-annual visit to nurseries

Compliance- 15% of the time

  • Audit and manage supply and med inventory
  • Review safety files
  • Audit daily PPE inspections
  • Complete post-accident drug screen
  • Submit accident report
  • Facilitate monthly animal welfare topics
  • Audit EMS program and paperwork
  • File weekly and quarterly EMS paperwork
  • Submit CAFO paperwork
  • Oversee upkeep of farm appearance
  • Approve visitation
  • Oversee visitation protocols
  • Investigate HR issues on farm
  • Execute bio-security program and hold team accountable to policies
  • Execute animal welfare program and hold team accountable to policies
  • Execute production policies and hold team accountable
  • Execute HR policies and hold team accountable
  • Ensure that all regulatory documents are sent with pigs crossing state lines
  • Communicate environmental emergencies
  • Participate in external inventory/financial audits as needed
  • Ensure team members are PQA+ trained
  • Approve team member times

Strategy & Planning- 10% of the time

  • Participate in monthly regional farm meetings
  • Participate in quarterly whole system meetings
  • Participate in task force as needed
  • Assist in developing and setting farm budgets and targets
  • Develop with Sow Service and submit a yearly business plan
  • Update yearly business plan quarterly
  • Develop with leads, plan to ensure throughput targets

Team CVFF/CFG- 5% of the time

  • Respond to phone calls and emails in a timely manner (24 hours)
  • Assist HR as needed with changes to Panel List
  • Foster community relations with neighbors around farm
  • Effectively utilize community giving budget
  • Communicate CVFF vision and mission
  • Create with Sow Service Manager and communicate farm mission
  • Model corporate culture and core values
  • Initiate farm celebrations

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

• Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or a degree from an accredited technical school; or a minimum of five years related experiences and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Must understand that the Company is a producer of high quality pork and be supportive of the mission of raising swine for meat.
• Must be willing to learn and perform the responsibilities described within CVFF’s process manual.
• Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

HOW TO APPLY

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