Working at our Mainroad Unit located near Rama, SK the Unit Manager is responsible for the overall operation of Olysky's nursery barn.
Responsibilities Include: Provide direct supervision to all staff in the unit Provide required administrative duties, including work schedules, production documentation, payroll timesheets, evaluations, etc. Provide training, mentoring & delegation of work and guidance to all staff to ensure SOPs are followed and implemented; also responsible for employee disciplinary action Ensure nursery targets are met in the unit Coordinate movement of pigs throughout unit & loading/transport of animals Ensure Biosecurity is followed by all employees and visitors/contract workers Ensure Animal Well Being Code of Conduct is maintained and pigs are provided sufficient nutrition and water Implement and monitor vaccination programs and monitor herd health Coordinate maintenance in and outside of barn, including manure management, ventilation, feed systems, penning/slats, and general building maintenance Coordinate yard upkeep and snow removal Understand OH&S regulations associated with the Unit and promote the use of personal protective equipment, safe work procedures and company policies Ensure incidents at unit are documented and reported Respond to alarm call-outs at the unit Order supplies as required Be available to answer alarms at the unit and be available for emergency duties Other duties as required
Skill requirements - Certificate/Diploma in Animal Science or Veterinary Technology preferred - 2 years experience in a hog barn preferred Strong personnel management skills - Strong motivational skills - Adaptability to be responsible for a wide range of tasks - Strong leadership skills - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Good time management - A strong work ethic - An empathetic nature towards animals - Minimum basic computer skills
Skills and Abilities
- Valid driver's licence
- Own transportation