Sow Farm Manager in West Liberty, OH

Kalmbach Feeds Inc
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Job Description

The sow farm manager is responsible for organizing and managing the day-to-day activities of the sow farm operations. This is a production position of high responsibility conducting supervisory activities and related functions.

In this role you will provide training and guidance to team members enabling them to meet performance standards. The ideal candidate must have excellent organization and people skills to meet customer demands, corporate goals, and build an effective cross-functional team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organize and delegate daily/weekly workflow schedule
  • Exhibit proficiency in all sow unit skill sets
  • Oversee proper nutrition, welfare, and medical treatment for all animals
  • Monitor cost metrics to ensure budget targets are met
  • Optimize productivity through management of gilt entry, cull matrices, breed planning, and wean schedules.
  • Train, develop, and mentor farm staff
  • Accurately record data and utilize sophisticated computer software to generate statistical reports
  • Possess basic mechanical skills needed to perform routine maintenance of facility

Who Are You:

  • Exhibit strong math and computer skills
  • Demonstrate communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Have the ability to thrive in a fast paced and ever changing environment
  • Possess a reliable, dependable, and motivated personality
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to teamwork and employee development
  • Willingness to relocate is a plus
  • Flexibility to work every third weekend and additional hours as needed
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to stoop, bend, and lift fifty pounds
  • Bachelor’s degree in animal science, agriculture, or a related field is preferred
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Farm management experience of 2,400+ head of swine

About the Company:

Kalmbach Feeds offers the highest quality nutritional products for livestock, poultry, and companion animals. The company was founded in 1963 by Milton and Ruth Kalmbach with a vision to develop the finest products, providing customers with the best possible nutritional value. The Kalmbach family’s traditional core values have served as the compass for consistent success for nearly six decades, and the company has become the regional leader within the animal nutrition industry. Kalmbach Feeds enjoys an excellent reputation for quality and integrity within the animal nutrition industry and is comprised of smart self-starters who are driven to serve customers. Our experienced, talented team utilizes cutting-edge technology and proprietary processes to deliver safe, innovative products. Our stringent ingredient testing, computer automated systems, patented technologies, dedicated manufacturing facilities, and in-house nutrition specialists guarantee it. Additional information regarding our exciting company can be found at and

Kalmbach Swine Management began with a single farrow-to-finish operation in 1985, and has grown over the years to become a leading pork producer in the heart of the Midwest. Currently, Kalmbach Swine Management produces over one million pigs per year in Ohio and surrounding states. With the acquisition of a pork processing facility, the swine division is fully integrated from farm-to-table.

Kalmbach Feeds Offers:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits with eligibility on date of hire
  • 401(K) (traditional and Roth options) with generous company match
  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off in first year
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Competitive Compensation
  • On Staff Life Coach
  • Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans
  • Access to Beach Front Company Condo in Fort Myers, FL

Kalmbach Feeds is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Each applicant for employment is considered solely based on job qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. The information contained within your resume and application, including employment history, educational history, and references, are subject to verification. Pre-employment drug screen (hair and urine), physical, and criminal background check required.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.