Clemens Food Group

  • Nursery and Finishing Service Supervisor

    Job Locations US-PA-Middletown
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    1st Shift
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Clemens Food Group is the industry leader in customer solutions. Originally founded in 1895, the Company has a long rich heritage, deeply rooted in values. Clemens Food Group is a vertically coordinated company that includes hog farming, food production, logistical services, and transportation. To this day, it remains steadfastly dedicated to continuing previous generations' commitment by operating as good stewards of the community and the environment, offering quality innovative products and services, and working with our business partners, customers, employees, and family members with the highest degree of integrity and ethics.


    Candidate should reside in the Lancaster County Area


    Compliance - Priority 1 - 15% of Time

    Address non-compliance issues with growers

    Audit animal welfare program

    Audit bio-security

    Audit environmental compliance

    Audit NE3 program

    Audit lot paper work for completion

    Audit treatment plan Ensure producers are PQA certified

    Ensure that all regulatory documents are sent with truck when crossing state lines

    Maintain PQA certification

    Review training topics quarterly

    Recount barns with inventory variances Sign off on monthly

    Security checklist

    Verify bio-security processes are followed on transport schedule

    Verify feed slips for correct ration and meds

    Verify that farm is clean and disinfected prior to placement

    Wash and sanitize service vehicle

    Train growers on new processes


    Production Management - Priority 2 - 40% of Time

    Review close-outs with producer

    Verify feed and water availability

    Address maintenance issues of barn

    Check ventilation curve

    Collect and submit feed samples to Nutrition Coordinator

    Collect diagnostics for disease surveillance

    Communicate feed quality and delivery issues

    Communicate needed changes to normal feed protocol

    Communicate requests for feed order changes with Nutrition Coordinator

    Communicate health challenges with vet

    Communicate health plan to producer

    Communicate schedule and schedule changes with producer

    Communicate with sending farm/internal customer

    Coordinate barn clean-out, including washdown, and cull load

    Ensure cull selection

    Euthanize Non Placements

    Evaluate pig quality

    Facilitate and supervise research trials compliant to the protocol

    Host farm tours/visits/audits

    Manage overall lot costs through proper allocation of inputs (meds, feed, supplies)

    Manage supply and med inventory

    Monitor feed inventory and coordinate final orders prior to clean-out

    Report ending feed and schedule feed transfers with Nutrition Coordinator

    Train new growers per New Contract Checklist

    Verify feed and water at placement

    Verify placement count

    Verify ventilation settings

    Perform weekly maintenance on bolt gun

    Write service report during routine service visit


    Administrative - Priority 3 - 30% of Time

    Approve close-out payment

    Collect and submit nursery propane usage

    Communicate script changes to vet if needed

    Complete and submit

    Contract Implementation forms

    Complete and submit lot close-outs

    Complete and submit lot variance forms

    Correctly complete CRF's

    Ensure COI's are submitted and updated

    Ensure that producer has all paperwork needed for a lot

    Ensure that weekly mortality and new treats are reported to Safe Data'

    Measure barns

    Reconcile service manager warehouse inventory monthly

    Review Lots by Flow monthly for variances

    Order supplies and meds

    Submit Receipt of Goods for supplies

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

    Review and approve weekly Clean-out List

    Review and complete Close-out Checklist

    Review CRF Summary weekly for accuracy

    Review Cull Shipment Report

    Review Daily Harvest Summary and Detail

    Review Stats by flow monthly

    Submit diagnostics to lab

    Submit expense statements monthly

    Verify accuracy of close-out stats and performance

    Verify market schedule with Logistics

    Verify scripts for accuracy

    Verify wean and feeder pig movements

    Weekly med charge outs or transfers submitted
    Weekly review of Lots by Flow for accuracy

    Weekly submission of CRF's

    Create weekly route plan
    Report Bi-annual inventory

    Discuss contract changes

    Help coordinate regional PQA certification meetings

    Review Feed Performance report and address issues



    Team CFG - Priority 4 - 5% of Time

    Build, maintain, and support CVFF - grower relations

    Organize and host grower meetings Provide support to producer during unexpected times of need Respond to system emergencies

    Attend conferences, and training sessions

    Complete and execute IPP's

    Cross-train sow farm team members

    Model corporate culture and core values

    Participate in initiative teams

    Participate in peer farm service visits

    Train new team


    Members Strategy & Planning - Priority 5 - 10% of Time
    Attend and participate in bi-weekly service meetings

    Communicate business plan with supervisor

    Create market plan at placement using flow performance factors

    Develop business plan for area of responsibility Identify, develop, and submit protocol for potential trials

    Meet with potential prospects for new barns

    Participate in development of budget metrics

    Participate in period end financial reviews

    Provide input on system contract changes

    Provide recommendations for 'Bubble' List

    Review contract expiration dates and submit renewals as needed

    Schedule monthly marketing meeting with Logistics

    Team review of close-out performance



    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.


    This position requires one who has great ability to multi-task 


    Must be able to work in a stressful environment and maintain a flexible schedule


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