Pillen Family Farms
  • Hastings, NE
  • Hastings, NE, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary:  This position is responsible for the oversight and management of a genetic nucleus sow farm in Nebraska, as well as the intensive testing of purebred offspring.  Leadership of a team is foremost responsibility of this position.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all daily activities and processes associated with reproduction and farrowing in accordance with established protocols and procedures.
  • Manage all daily activities and processes related to raising, testing, and selecting animals, in accordance with protocols and procedures. 
  • Recruit and interview potential candidates that fulfill the teams needs and consistent with the culture of the Company.
  • Develop Team Members by leading, planning, coaching and mentoring.
  • Manage and administer personnel related items, such as performance reviews, vacation/sick leave, disciplinary actions, etc.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for our animals and teams by providing training, equipment and taking all necessary actions to preserve safety and welfare.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate reporting of records (Feed inventory, Treatments, HR, Safety, Environment, Helix, etc.)
  • Monitor and maintain appropriate ventilation and room environments.
  • Responsible for training and adherence to company animal welfare policy, and mandatory reporting of any violations.
  • Responsible for farm maintenance and cleanliness
  • Accurately order and maintain inventory of supplies.
  • Selection of animals
  • Engagement with veterinarians, agronomy, and selection teams.
  • Strict adherence to Company biosecurity policies.
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