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Sow Unit Manager

Company: Cooper Farms
Location: Oakwood
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

General Information
Job Title: Sow Unit Manager
Location: 22348 Rd 140, USA, Oakwood, OH, 45873
Other Compensation: Paid vacation upon hire, 8 paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and life insurance; FREE healthcare clinics, 401(k) plan with company match, monthly and year-end profit-sharing bonuses, $300 yearly wellness reimbursement, and deals on turkey products.
Job Category: Management

Contact information
Name: Heather Parrett


Cooper Farms is a family-owned farm and food company based in Northwest Ohio for over 80 years. A commitment to teamwork and quality has made us one of the top turkey, hog and egg companies in the U.S. and awarded the company and its team an excellent reputation. Our Oakwood Division located in Paulding County, Ohio, breeds hogs and turkeys while providing the best care to our animals in a small team setting. Cooper Farms is currently seeking a Sow Unit Manager to join our newly remodeled, state of the art facility, Grand Republic, in Edgerton - Williams County, Ohio.

Job Functions:

  • Takes an active role in the management of the Grand Republic location in Edgerton
  • Makes strong, confident decisions on a daily basis
  • Promotes communication between farm management and team members
  • Demonstrates animal care in all areas of production and ensures that animal care is being applied by all employees
  • Follows all bio-security measures and maintains proper herd health
  • Monitor animals daily for feed, water, comfort, and health concerns
  • Be familiar with and enforce all aspects of bio-security policy
  • Administer medicines and vaccines as directed
  • Ensure daily animal handling activities are done in accordance with SOP
  • Takes responsibility for alarm calls and all calls related to such
  • Closely monitors ventilation and environment of buildings
  • Keeps facilities clean and well maintained
  • Keeps accurate and timely records
  • Holds team members accountable and accepts responsibility for their actions
  • Promotes team member participation in all company programs Requirements
    • A two or four year degree in an agricultural curriculum with an emphasis in production is preferred.
    • Experience in personnel management preferred.
    • Knowledge of animal care, biosecurity, facilities upkeep and maintenance, farrowing, breeding, gilt development, record keeping, supply management, and people management.

      Cooper Farms consistently works to be more than just a workplace to our team members. We provide generous paid vacation immediately after hire, eight (8) paid holidays; medical, dental, vision and life insurance, and FREE healthcare clinics; a 401(k) plan with company match; monthly and year-end profit-sharing bonuses; great deals on Cooper Farms deli and turkey products; a $300 yearly wellness reimbursement, and so many more opportunities to earn and grow with the company. Apply today to learn what "more than a workplace" really means!

      Location: Edgerton - Williams County, Ohio


Keywords: Cooper Farms, Fort Wayne , Sow Unit Manager, Executive , Oakwood, Indiana

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