Sow Production Manager - Iowa

Date Posted: 8/3/2022
Type of Employment: Full-Time

Job Description:

AMVC Management Services is a progressive swine production company headquartered in Audubon, IA, with a presence in eight states. We are a veterinarian-led company committed to providing pigs with the best care and management. Our core values of Integrity, Passion, Fairness, Commitment, and Professionalism guide us to do the right thing every day for our clients, employees, and pigs.

AMVC’s vision is to be an industry leader in livestock production by providing management, veterinary, nutritional, marketing, and employee expertise that supports animal welfare, environmental stewardship, quality and traceability of meat products, and sustainability of livestock production.

Job Overview:

AMVC Management Services is seeking a sow production manager to oversee multiple sow farms in Western Iowa. AMVC sow production managers oversee all aspects of sow farms, including monitoring production goals, problem-solving on-farm challenges, mentoring and developing farm managers and leadership teams, and effectively communicating with internal and external farm stakeholders. Our sow production managers are self-motivated leaders who can resolve issues and ask for help when necessary.

Responsibilities:

Provide oversight and leadership for sow farms

Direct and support farms and employees to achieve farm and system goals

Provide clear and concise communication to sow production and grow/finish teams

Manage time efficiently

Coordinate audits and continuing education covering human resources, safety, welfare biosecurity, Pork Quality Assurance Plus, and Transport Quality Assurance

Support the improvement of the overall sow production system

Required Skills and Knowledge:

Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop productive working relationships with a wide variety of individual personalities

High integrity, commitment, respect, and care for all animals

No exposure to pigs or direct contact with individuals caring for pigs that AMVC Management Services does not manage

Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Required Education or Experience:

Previous management experience – can be in a non-swine or agricultural field.

Knowledge of modern swine production would be helpful.

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Benefits:

Competitive compensation based on experience

Paid time off

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance AD&D

401K with company match

Company vehicle and computer

Cell phone stipend

Great family and community-focused colleagues

Meat benefit


How to Apply:

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If you have trouble applying or have not heard from an AMVC recruiter in 2 days after you have submitted your application, please call 712.563.2080.


Contact with any questions:

Human Resources

AMVC Employee Services
508 Market Street
Audubon, IA 50025
712-563-2080
careers@amvcms.com

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