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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 11/5/2016

Clemens Food Group Ridgeville, IN

Ridgeville, IN
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


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.
The Finishing and Nursery Supervisor is responsible for:

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
Update 4&8 week mortality report
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 is multi-task oriented and a team player
* Must be able to work in a stressful environment

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Additional Benefits

Full service, 24/7, gym on site in our Hatfield, PA office location. Gym includes full-size basketball court, weight and exercise machines, fitness instructors and classes throughout the day.

Onsite cafeteria and company store for purchases at a discounted price.

Wellness Program with activities through the year to promote physical and mental well-being.

Annual Company picnic and celebration events for Team Member recognition.

Discounts with area businesses.