GENERAL JOB STATEMENT
The Service Manager is responsible
for overseeing the finishing and wean to finish swine production for specific
flows in company managed swine units and contract wean to finish and finishing
growers. The individual will ensure that daily grower practices comply with
company policies and relate to profitable swine production. Service Managers
oversee the health status of the wean-to-finish and finishing facilities, and
establish and maintain wean to finish and finishing production targets and
New employees are eligible for health, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term
disability, paid holidays and PTO following 60 days of employment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Cultivate a Positive Relationship with Growers
Assist growers in determining the most efficient, timely and
practical way of pig disposal via composting, rendering, or incinerating.
Consult with growers on spot treating, daily observation,
feeder adjustments, and sorting pigs.
Coordinate with growers on arrival of animals, vaccinations,
shipping dates and times.
Execute and train to ensure the highest levels of
Instruct, train and advise contractor in loading and
handling of pigs to avoid injury, bruising, stress, or trim loss.
Represent New Fashion Pork in a positive and professional
manner, including appearance of self and company vehicle.
Reward and discipline growers in a reasonable manner and
Schedule weekly visits to sites to monitor health,
environment, and grower performance.
Supervise, train, and execute to ensure the highest
standards of the humane treatment of animals.
Ensure Optimization of Production Facilities
Conduct site audits and offer feedback to growers as well as
to New Fashion Pork management.
Ensure proper wash down and sanitation of facilities.
Ensure sights are neat, weed, and rodent free.
Maintain efficient use of buildings for maximum through put.
Monitor, train, and direct contractors to ensure optimal
temperature, air quality, and equipment to improve or maintain performance and
Monitor upkeep of feeders, waterers, fans, curtains, and all
Oversee proper operation of alarm systems.
Proper Record Keeping
Ensure proper record-keeping of pig & drug inventory;
forward reports for processing in a timely manner.
If applicable, forward mileage logs, including a detail of
all site visits, to payroll
Maintain open communication with growers, other supervisors,
and vets to promote ideas and concerns.
Report escalated issues or enforcement issues that require
action to Director of Production.
Transition of Marketing Pigs
Communicate with growers on shipping dates.
Communicate with Transportation Department to determine
marketing times to meet target sale weights with minimum sort loss.
Create a positive work environment for co-workers by leading
Define personal and business short and long-term goals.
Positively represent the company at work and in the
Other Requirements and Responsibilities
All other tasks and responsibilities as may be required by
Attend staff meetings and trainings as scheduled and
Follow all safety rules and practices and encourage
co-workers to do the same.
Follow all applicable biosecurity measures per NFP policies.
Regular and consistent attendance
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Able to independently schedule activities.
Able to prioritize and plan work activities to use time
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to problem solve.
Drive a company vehicle from site to site.
Effective time management.
On call for emergencies; work 2 weekends/month and 3
Previous experience as contractor liaison preferred.
Read and interpret procedure manuals.
Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism; able to
represent New Fashion Pork in a positive manner.
Strong understanding of the company's production system, or
Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year
College or technical school education in swine production; or two years related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
Interacts closely with the Production Manager, Farrowing and
Breeding Managers and Nursery Managers, as well as office staff.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to move throughout the
farm; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb 4-foot gates,
and manipulate (lift, carry, move) medium to heavy weights of 50-75 pounds.
Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including
ability to grasp. Frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and