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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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