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Swine Farm Manager

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Job Title: Swine Farm Manager
Location: Balcarres, SK, Prairies Canada, Canada
Company: Hypor Inc.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Animal Production - Swine
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 5
Salary: Competitive
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Hypor is the Pig Business Unit of Hendrix Genetics, a global multi- species animal genetics company dedicated to generating solutions for the animal protein sector that meet the challenges of food production.


We are currently looking for an individual to manage a 600 sow farrow to finish operation located near Balcarres, Saskatchewan.


A self-starter, the ideal candidate will display: superior communication skills; an in-depth knowledge of swine and swine management; a responsive and proactive approach to problems; knowledge of bio-security and animal welfare issues; and a strong ability to translate corporate vision to production performance.   


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Manage all operations in a 600 sow farrow to finish swine farm
  • The ability to lead a team of employees with a hands-on approach
  • Optimize unit productivity in terms of quality and quantity of breeding stock selected for sale, as well as quality and quantity of slaughter stock;
  • Ensure all employees are adequately trained, and that protocols are strictly followed;
  • Ensure the health, safety and welfare of both employees and stock in the facility
  • Ensure unit kept in good repair;
  • Prepare expenditures and production budget for unit;


Your skills, education and experience


  • In-depth knowledge of swine production, with particular emphasis on health, environment, nutrition and genetic improvement
  • Understanding of veterinary practices and preliminary disease identification
  • Working knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation
  • Superior communication skills
  • Good networking abilities
  • Above average computer skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Agriculture or  Animal Science preferably with an emphasis on swine
  • 10 years’ experience in commercial swine facility with 5 years in a management capacity of minimum 600 sow unit


What we offer you


  • We offer a competitive compensation package including a group benefit plan and pension plan.


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Job Post Date: 05/01/19
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