Future Leader Trainee

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  • Posted on July 2, 2020

Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd

The Future Leader Trainee (FLT) program is designed to train emerging leaders in the swine industry a production leadership role. This positon is intended to last 12-18 months with an outcome of promoting into farm department management position. The FLT is responsible for learning the procedures and protocols from the Farm Manager and other team members in carrying out the daily responsibilities for the welfare of the animals, including feed, water, and management skills. The Future Leader Trainee reports directly to the Farm Manager and works with the team of farm employees to learn and facilitate all areas of production. This position will participate in all phases of production to produce high quality animals in the most productive manner. DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assists in working with, training, and coaching the staff  Learns to implement daily/weekly work plans for farm  Complies with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS)  Ensures animals are being cared for daily, including water, feed and management  Assists in ordering feed and monitors the feed usage  Assists in ordering supplies, tools and equipment  Assists in the selection of gilts  Trains on and completes the farrowing and breeding procedural management plans  Maintains accurate number integrity for record keeping  Trains on proper body condition scoring  Learns how to order semen and monitors usage  Assists in general maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds and equipment  Follows managers in daily walk throughs on the farm  Trains in all departments to back teams up as necessary  Learns to conduct performance evaluations  Works with team members to ensure cleanliness and sanitation in the work area  Complies with the practices and principals of biosecurity to safeguard the life and health of the swine herd  Ensures the welfare of all animals  Assists with other duties as assigned

EDUCATION WORK EXPERIENCE:  4 year degree in Animal Science preferred, OR  2 year degree in Animal Science, Ag Business or related focus required AND  1 year of people management experience MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Ability to perform repeated dynamic movements from below to above shoulder height  Ability to walk, stand, bend, kneel, and squat for extended periods of time  Ability to work independently  Ability to follow directions  Ability to work in fast paced environment  Ability to lift 50 lbs  Ability to work for extended periods of time

paid time off, health insurance, dental & vision insurance, 401k match, and much more!

How to Apply

apply online at http://.www.carthagesystem.com/careers or send resume directly to hr_recruiting@hogvet.com