Team Lead - Production (Paxton, NE)
Maschhoff West LLC
Production Team Leader Job in Paxton, NE
Job Overview: This role leads, trains, and works with a team to safely and efficiently oversee the welfare, care and day-to-day management of animals in their farm. The position insures good production through the implementation of standard operating procedures, maintenance of accurate records, promotion of the well-being of animals, and sound environmental stewardship. In their absence, this role performs the Farm Manager duties on a short-term basis.
Job Duties & Accountabilities * Ensure daily care promotes humane animal handling, including the safeguard of animal health, providing access to water and feed, and the best possible environment. * Monitor the health of all animals, ensure proper vaccinations, medications, and injections are given and documented as needed to promote animal well-being, achieve regulatory compliance, increase production and communicate all animal well-being issues and/or concerns to the Farm Manager. * Promote safe work habits, maintain a safe working environment and report all work related injuries within 24 hours of occurrence to the Farm Manager. * Keep and maintain accurate production records. * Assist the Farm Manager in the training of team members' production and interpersonal skills through open and honest informal daily feedback, and daily organization of their activities. * Organize and participate in the daily production activities of their departments including implementation, follow up, and review of the execution of standard operating procedures. * Communicate department needs to the Farm Manager such as feed, supplies, maintenance, personnel issues, etc. * Perform minor maintenance and repairs on buildings and equipment, as well as, housekeeping responsibilities of the facility and communicate to Farm Manager of necessary repairs or maintenance needed. * Implement best management practices for environmental stewardship including the proper regulation of manure storage facility (pit) levels and the flushing time and