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Swine Research Manager in West Frankfort, IL at GPAC

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

We are currently working with a leading swine production organization who is looking to add to its Research Management Team. The company is looking for an individual with a strong swine operations background along with several years of experience managing people in wean to finish operations.

This is a family oriented organization that has continued to grow of the years with numerous locations across the Midwest. This is an opportunity that offers a competitive compensation, as well as the potential to grow into higher roles within the company. If you are looking to advance in your career with a thriving and stable organization, then apply now!

Research Farm Manager Duties:

  • Overseeing employees and production protocols
  • Working directly with wean to finish phases
  • Conducting nutritional and health trials
  • Documenting and recording nutritional and health trial results
  • Meeting goals
  • Coordinating and implementing production practices
  • Coordinating work schedules
  • Enforcing bio-security protocols
  • Monitoring facility maintenance
  • Proper record keeping
  • Managing inventory
  • Hiring, firing, and training of personel

Research Farm Manager Qualifications:

  • Swine production management experience required
  • Wean to finish operations work
  • People management experience
  • Ability to work in a group alongside others
  • 2 or 4 year Animal Science or related degree preferred
  • Research trial knowledge is a plus
  • Nutritional and health knowledge
  • Strong management qualities
  • Strong people skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • PQA & TQA certified or ability to become certified


  • Competitive base pay (DOE)
  • Production bonus
  • Attractive benefit package
  • Relocation assistance if needed

If interested please contact Dan Sokolowski at (605) 809-8521. Thank you!

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