Clemens Food Group

  • Farrowing-Lead III- Penn Valley

    Job Locations US-PA-Mohrsville
    Requisition ID
    2018-10787
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At Country View Family Farms, we are a family owned company with relationships throughout the state of Pennsylvania and its neighboring states. We pride ourselves in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Spend some time on our site getting to know our company and how we provide safe, wholesome food for our friends and neighbors every day.

    Country View Family Farms a subsidiary of Clemens Food Group.

    Responsibilities

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    Production Management- 40% of the time

    Responsible for counting inventory Oversee wean pig quality

    Fall behind management Management of nurse-ons and nurse-offs

    Oversee pig placements at birth

    Selection of cull sows at weaning

    Oversee that processes are completed (tail length, castration, gruel pans, ruptures)

    Ensure proper ventilation

    Oversee room set-up and initial inspections

    Oversee crate management

    Oversee daily walkthroughs

    Oversee treatment of scours

    Oversee sow and piglet treatment

    Management of proper euthanization (sows and piglets)

    Ensure all sows have proper feed and water

    Managing wean age Assist the manager with supply orders

    Assigning heat lamp management

    Management of Day 1 care

    Ensuring vaccinations of sows and piglets are completed

    Oversee management of piglet and sow in

    Marketing Solutions programs

    Ensure that scours are being collected for breeding (feed back)

    Management of pits in farrowing

    Ensuring cleanliness of tools and housing

    Ensuring all policies and procedures are being followed

    Completing daily checks on security and alarm systems

    Audit/spot-check daily checklist is being followed

    Identifying open sows

    Identifying problem pigs

    Follow and ensure biosecurity process is being followed

    Follow and ensure animal handling and welfare policies are followed Ensuring PPE is in good condition and available

    Responsible for general maintenance of farrowing house

    Responsible for pest control Understand how to operate and trouble shoot feed systems, ventilation systems

    Ensure that sows are properly identified

    Oversee C-sections as needed

    Ensure withdrawal times are adhered to

    Responsible for farrowing card management

    Responsible for flagging problem sows

    Responsible for forward fostering of piglets

    Responsible for scoring sow condition upon exit and entrance to farrowing

    Oversee mortality removal and composting

    Oversee Dynamate use and ordering Manage farm on weekend rotation

    Responsible for response to emergency alarms and situations

     

    Administration & Planning- 20% of the time

    Responsible for writing up wean paperwork

    Oversee all farrowing record keeping is completed in a timely manner

    Oversee Pig Knows corrections

    Evaluating, understanding and running Pig Knows reports

    Manage action lists Fill in for manager as needed (Kronos, Feed ordering, daily and weekly EMS, etc.)

    Responsible for completing any accident reports in manager's absence

    Manage ADKAR plans Establish KPIs and Rocks for area responsibilities

    Manage expiration dates on meds and supplies

    Manage wean projections

    Managing the flow of the farrowing house

    Ensuring every group is farrowing on time

    Responsible for knowing farm targets

    Cross train in other areas and responsibilities of the farm

     

    Communication - 20% of the time

    Lead daily safety huddles Assigning daily tasks to team members

    Coordinate and oversee weekly farrowing team meetings

    Communicate to the manager any people or health concerns

    Communicate with internal and external customers

    Communicate and ensure compliance of policy changes to team members

    Communicate new information to team members

     

    Talent Management- 10% of the time

    Complete annual team member evaluations

    Participate in prospective team member interviews

    Oversee completion of daily tasks and team member time management

    Assist with conflict resolution

    Managing PTO and Earned days for direct reports

    Ensuring team members are wearing proper PPE

    Hold team members accountable

    Develop personal plans and set goals for team members

    Overseeing schedules and overtime for direct reports

    Manage Day 1 specialist schedule

    Oversee processing training

    Oversee training of new team members Training of team members in Level 1 and Level 2 certification

     

    Team CVFF- 5% of the time

    Respond to phone calls and emails in a timely manner (24 hours)

    Assist HR as needed with changes to

    Panel List Foster community relations with neighbors around farm

    Effectively utilize community giving budget

    Communicate CVFF vision and mission

    Create with Sow Service Manager and communicate farm mission

    Model corporate culture and core values Initiate farm celebrations

    Qualifications

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: � Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or a degree from an accredited technical school; or a minimum of five years related experiences and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience � Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions � Must understand that the Company is a producer of high quality pork and be supportive of the mission of raising swine for meat. � Must be willing to learn and perform the responsibilities described within CVFF�s process manual. � Must be able to work in a stressful environment. � Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

     

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