Production Manager -Tinsdale/Leroy SK

Job Type: Full Time
Close Date: 10/09/2014
Professional Areas: Barn Employees
Description:

HyLife Ltd is a progressive Manitoba based company. HyLife and its affiliates have feed and pork operations and genetics sales in Canada, US, and China. We are currently seeking highly motivated people to fill the position of Production Manager. This position is located in Tinsdale/LeRoy Saskatchewan.

Responsibilities could include

  • Regularly scheduled in-barn inspections.

  • Training of farm staff on health, feeding programs, animal care & record keeping.

  • Advise farm staff on best practices to achieve productivity targets such as growth rate, feed conversion and other biometrics.

  • Proactively identify and communicate with the staff required changes on the farms regarding items such as pig health, barn and pig management or maintenance.

  • Monitor and make adjustments to barn environmental controls as needed.

 

These positions require the following responsibilities qualifications:

  • A thorough understanding of all aspects of nursery and finishing production

  • Analytical skills

  • Ability to develop and implement strategies to improve production performance

  • Effective communication skills

  • Positively motivate staff at the farms to achieve performance objectives

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

  • Basic computer skills are required (email, weekly reports in Word & Excel)

  • Valid class 5 license and ability to accommodate overnight travel

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive compensation based on experience and knowledge.  HyLife has been recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies.

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