Unit Manager – Breeding & Farrowing Unit

Olypork Limited Partnership

Hog Producer

We are looking for talented individuals who are interested in a career in our expanding Western Canada Hog Production Sector.  Our goal is “feeding the world together”, to do this we look for employees who work with integrity, respect and trust.  Enjoy the benefits of a living in rural Alberta or  Saskatchewan while working with diverse company that offers the opportunity for a full time career with the possibility of development within our Management team.  This is a great opportunity to create a new life for you and your family in Canada.

The Unit Manager is responsible for the daily management and coordination of all assigned tasks within the hog operation to ensure that all company goals and objectives are met.

General Responsibilities:

·Provide direct supervision, training, mentoring, delegation of work and guidance to all farm workers

·Provide required administrative duties, including work schedules, documentation, payroll timesheets, evaluations, etc.

·Understand OH&S regulations associated with the Farm and endorse and monitor the use of personal protective equipment, safe work procedures

· Understanding of industry programs such as Quality Assurance, Animal Care and Animal Handling programs ensuring employees maintain their certification

· Understanding of  the Company’s standardized production processes  and ensuring processes are followed

· Coordinate maintenance in and outside of barn, including slurry management, ventilation, feed systems, penning/slats, and general building maintenance

·Coordinate yard upkeep and snow removal policies

·Ensure incidents at Farm are documented and reported

·Respond to alarm call-outs and emergencies at the Farm

·Order supplies as required

·Attend scheduled production meetings in Humboldt, SK, when requested

·Delivery of training programs & conducting staff performance reviews

·Ensuring that the production process is cost effective.

·Ensuring that products and services are of high quality & work with other departments for quality controls

·Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed

·Responsible to act safely in performing job duties at all times and reporting safety concerns

·Other duties as required

Education/Experience Required:

·Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Agriculture – Animal Science or Veterinary Technology preferred

·5 years’ experience in a pig farm preferred

·Strong leadership, personnel management and motivational skills

·Adaptability & good time management and the ability to hold effective meetings

·The ability to understand and analyze physical and financial records

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·Basic Computer skills with experience in  Excel, Word programs

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