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Director of Sow Farms

Requisition Number: 175711
Job Title: Director of Sow Farms
City: Monett
State: MO
Director of Sow Farms
Description/Job Summary
Overview:
Responsible for the oversight and management of the Niman Ranch Sow Farms. This includes the management of staff, facilities, production, and financial performance.
Duties:
+ Responsible for the sow farms and all associated employee?s adherence to all Niman Ranch production standards and expectations.
+ Supervise, mentor, and support the Sow Farm Site Managers for the continuous improvement of the Niman Ranch sow farm system.
+ Overall responsibility for farms achieving weekly production targets (KPI?s).
+ Responsible for managing operational costs and financial performance.
+ Direct and manage pig shipments in coordination with Site Managers and Placement Manager.
+ Develop and manage sow farm budgets.
+ Oversight of all period close financial and inventory reports.
+ Review farm financials with Accounting to identify and improve key drivers.
+ Responsible for overall farm biosecurity plans.
+ Develop budgets for all new sow farm construction.
+ Communicate with Senior Management weekly on current tasks, goals, and timelines.
+ Develop management succession plan for all farms to ensure seamless transition.
+ Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor.
Education/Requirements:
+ B.S. degree in Animal Science or related field, with a minimum of five-year?s experience in straw-bedded pork production system/farrowing unit, OR minimum of ten years? experience in traditional pork production/farrowing unit.
+ Minimum of two years experience in swine building construction is preferred.
+ Evidence of ability to lead by example, and manage a team of 5-10 people.
+ Knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
+ Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player.
Details
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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