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Live Production - Poultry & Swine

Director of Nursery and Finishing  Harrisburg, PA  
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Live Production - Poultry & Swine

Large pork powerhouse in the country seeks a Director of Nursery and Finishing for their operations, east of MS. They desire a hands-on leader to implement stringent compliance of protocols and drive quality to ensure that quality is met. This role will work closely with contract growers, involving 20% regional travel.  

Why You'll Love This Job:
*    Competitive salary + performance bonus
*    Benefits including medical, dental, prescription coverage, short-term disability, life insurance as well as paid time off and educational assistance.
*    401K company match and profit sharing

What You Will Do In This Role:
*    Support Service Team with grower relations as well as coordinate grower meetings and training)
*    Oversee contract grower performance and space requirements
*    Coach and evaluate team with regard to farm visits
*    Participate in development of R&D trials
*    Lead R&D on facility and equipment development and design
*    Develop and manage production and financial Nursery-Finishing budgets and P&L's
*    Participate in developing initiatives for N&F
*    Establish KPIs and leading indicators to support it for N&F
*    Oversee marketing plans and program solutions
*    Oversee and participate in development of new production policies and processes
*    Meet production deadlines and hold team accountable based on their scope of responsibilities
*    Ensure proper execution of protocols for bio-security and animal welfare for nursery and finishing side
*    Work with vet to create heard health plan
*    Create team succession plan
*    Communicate and advocate system changes to team
*    Work closely with recruitment of future team members

The Ideal Candidate Must Have:
*    A BS degree in applicable field
*    A minimum of 5+ years related experience and/or training.
*    Must be passionate in working with grow partners, teaching them to meet goals efficiently without sacrificing integrity and quality
*    Must be able to work well in a high paced environment

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