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Feedyard Assistant Manager - Preconditioning

Southeast, TX

Posted: 05/30/2024 Job Number: 17214 Targeted Compensation: $75,000.00

Job Description

Assistant Preconditioning Feedyard Manager

What’s in it for you:

  • You will have the opportunity to join one of the best teams in the cattle industry.
  • You will continue to grow and develop in your career.
  • There is an excellent opportunity for ownership and a long-term career.
  • A vehicle is available for work use.

What you will be doing:

  • Working closely with senior leadership to set direction and priorities of operations which includes objectives around: consultants, pen maintenance, animal health, cattle placement, ration formulation, budgeting and yard visits.
  • Work with management and consultants to ensure that recommendations are implemented.
  • Work with the human resource director to ensure all safety and employee initiatives are implemented.
  • Communication with cattle procurement on placement of cattle based on feedlot capacity and projected demand for cattle by out date.
  • Regular review with managers on key cattle performance indicators; dry matter intake, average daily gain, conversions, maximizing grid, medicine costs, out of programs, morbidity rate, mortality rate; and action items to improve those key indicators.

A successful candidate for the Assistant Feedyard Manager will possess the following:

  • Cattle feedlot operations experience with increasing responsibility.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Proven results in the feedlot industry.
  • Proficiency with numbers and analyzing data.
  • Self-motivated with strong work ethic.

Keys to success in this position include:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong accounting, finance, computer, managerial skills.
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • Willingness to live and work in southeast Texas
  • Passion for the Beef industry!
  • Spanish speaking is a plus.

Compensation: $65,0000

Desired Location: Southeast Texas

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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Assistant Manager job.

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