The Assistant Unit Manager helps to oversee all daily operations performed in the sow unit. May include, but is not limited to, all aspects of staff management, pig production and unit upkeep. It is imperative that the assistant unit manager understands what the keys are to make a unit successful and is able to perform in this environment.
The assistant unit manager assists in the communication between the management company and the employees. The Management company is the link between the unit manager and the ownership.
Responsibilities and Duties
Some positions require travel to additional barn location(s) to complete the essential functions described above. Travel is primarily local and occurs during the employee’s regular shift.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee has constant exposure to dust, animal dander and odor. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Employees stand and walk on concrete for most of their shift. Seasonally, the employee is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions within the barn that include heat and humidity.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to move throughout the farm; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, balance, climb, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) weight of up to 50 pounds. Position requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Frequently required, for extended periods of time, to stand, walk, stoop, reach with hands and arms, kneel, bend at the waist, climb, perform repetitive motions, and communicate.
The opportunity provides a generous benefit package including: health insurance, life insurance, disability, IRA, PTO, and tuition reimbursement.
If you feel that you would be right for this job, please fill out our application now. We look forward to meeting you!
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