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Production Team Lead

Who Are We?

PIC is a market leader in porcine genetics and is uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated, research and development (R&D) function and an international distribution network. We breed and distribute the genes of the world's best pigs, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers, who are some of the world's biggest farmers and food producers

Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.


Position Location: Adolphus, KY; Scottsville, KY; Adrian, MI; West Manchester, OH; Mound City, SD or Kipling, Saskatchewan, Canada


Open Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Production Team Lead position.

Implementing and holding others accountable for following the requirements and guidelines of the Company’s Safety Program

Require facility bio-security.

Abide by all company policies, procedures and guidelines and require others to do the same.

Change plans in accordance with farm needs.

Create team environment by effectively leading a team to accomplish daily department work requirements and farm goals.

Ensure animals are moved and efficient animal flows are maintained.

Ensure multiple areas on the farm are sanitized and washed using high pressure equipment.

Feed, water, vaccinate, and perform general animal husbandry tasks including basic veterinary procedures.

Process piglets, which includes: Injecting medications, castrating, docking tails, and ear tagging.

Maintain accurate production information and update all department records as required.

Treat sick animals with a variety of pharmaceuticals by injection, oral application, and/or other methods as required.

Ensure barn maintenance, office cleanliness, and laundry duties are complete.

Follow the Company’s animal care policies and procedures as well as hold others accountable, including: providing a physical environment that meets the animal’s needs, providing access to adequate water and high quality feed, providing humane treatment of the animals, providing identification and appropriate treatment of animals in need of health care and
following the guidelines for euthanasia.

Ensure compliance with all environmental laws and procedures.

Report all environmental issues immediately.

Ensure the team reads and understands the company’s emergency notification process and how it applies to their specific worksite.

Responsible for understanding all safety requirements of the job and for performing the job in compliance with the safety requirements.

Effective communication with teammates and supervisors in order to competently achieve goals.

All other duties as assigned necessary for the care of in the swine and/or the swine facility.


The Candidate:

Previous documented exceptional results within the production system/industry or commensurate education in specified field.

Previous livestock handling helpful.

Ability to do hard physical labor.

Strong commitment to team work.

Willingness to shower daily in and out of facility

Ability and willingness to effectively manage 2+ full time employees.

Devote full time and attention to this role.

Weekend, evening, and holiday work required as needed.

Must be on call to work in emergency situations to include but not limited to, power outages or personnel shortages.

Ideally, candidates have experience working in a global role for a company in the agriculture sector.


What Can We Offer You?

At Genus, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, together with the opportunities that come with working for a global organization. We offer an environment where personal growth in encouraged.

If you are interested in playing a key role for one of the most innovative and highly regarded companies in our industry, this is the business for you.