Tosh Farms
  • Swine Sow Operation - Fairway 1
  • Adairville, KY, USA
  • Full Time

Sow Farm Manager                                                                             

Benefits: 
Company Paid Short Term Disability insurance
Company Paid Life Insurance
Low-cost share on Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance through BCBS of TN
401(k)with company match – 50% of 8%
Scholarships provided for all dependent children up to age 26
Student Loan Assistance – we pay your student loans for you
Tuition Reimbursement for employee
Generous Paid time off
Holidays & Floating Holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Referral program
Pay advances - after 1 year of employment

Position Overview 
The Sow Farm Manager oversees and manages the sow farm which includes breeding, farrowing, and weaning of pigs. The manager will be responsible to lead and mentor a cohesive team to meet or exceed budgeted volumes of wean pigs.

Company Overview
Tosh Farms is a rapidly expanding, family-owned crop and swine production business with over 450 employees and growing to 500 employees within the next year. As part of that growth, we are looking for a knowledgeable and committed individual to manage our sow farms in Adairville, KY. Don't miss out on the opportunity to work in a family-oriented environment and feel proud to be a part of the largest hog operation in TN - where the company owner was recently recognized as Farm Journals 2019 Top Producer.


In this role you should expect to

  • Responsible for the overall safety, quality, performance, and compliance which includes:
    • Performance management
    • Reward and discipline employees
    • Resolve problems
    • Address staffing needs
    • Promote safety
    • Training
  • Oversee daily care of breeding sows and piglets
  • Provide proper environment for the animals
  • Provide proper nutrition for the animals
  • Oversee proper animal health and bio-security protocols
  • Meets or exceeds production targets and other KPI for farm
  • Oversee general maintenance of farm facilities
  • Oversee recordkeeping of farm
  • Develop best practices and use strong communication skills to build a strong, cohesive team
  • Champion a safety culture
  • Act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency for daily business requirements
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Build strong relationships with senior leadership through effective communication and collaboration to support company goals


What you'll need to succeed in this role

  • Bachelor's degree in Animal Science strongly preferred but not required. In lieu of degree, 6+ years of experience in swine management
  • 3+ years sow management experience
  • Strong decision-making & problem-solving skills with independent decision-making ability
  • Demonstrated analytical aptitude
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning capabilities
  • Ability to drive change as well as lead, mentor, and train others
  • Ability to connect with people throughout all levels of the organization
  • Team-oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Self-motivated
  • High-level organizational skills with attention to detail, allowing you to handle high volumes of work and multiple priorities

 


Tosh Farms does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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