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Sow Unit Manager
Sow Unit Manager - SW Michigan
A leading family owned swine farrow-to-finish production company in the process of new sow unit construction, is looking for a strong leadership person responsible for managing a sow breed-to-wean unit. The Sow Unit Manager will report to the Livestock Production Division managing partner, and will have sole responsibility for oversight of employees, all production departments and performance records for this unit. This is a SEW producing site, but all pigs are retained by owner for grow out.
The ideal candidate would possess 3+ years of sow unit department management and some overall sow unit management experience with hands on working knowledge in all areas of sow unit production. The candidate needs the ability to oversee coworkers in a team oriented management approach. This position will be responsible for maintaining and increasing the reproductive efficiency of the sow unit, work as team leader and side-by-side with current employees, and for performance records and overall productivity of the unit. Increased responsibility with excellent performance may be available in the future, as they have multiple sow unit sites. DON'T APPLY if you are a job hopper and cannot provide four references that we can call!
What’s in it for you?
- Excellent family owned business with top people and production
- Opportunity to manage overall sow performance and show your abilities
- Great supervisor with hands on work style to help you ascertain your and the company's goals and objectives
- Abundant employment opportunities in the area for spouses and a beautiful area to live, good schools, etc.
This position is available immediately for the right candidate, and a very good swine production opportunity with a high producing sow unit.
Keywords: swine, AI, genetics, production, livestock, breeding, sows, gilts, farrowing, management, gestation, boars, Michigan
*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Sow Unit Manager job.