Feed Delivery Manager

Dalhart, TX
Full Time
Mid Level

General Description / Objective

The Feed Delivery Manager oversees feed consumption of all cattle to balance between over and underfeeding while maximizing gain and efficiency with minimal waste. This role also supervises the feed truck drivers.

 

Roles and Tasks

 

  • Determine daily feed calls based on cattle intake patterns, cattle type, weight, health, and weather. Foreman will visually appraise cattle behavior and bunk condition to accurately determine appropriate feed requirements.

 

  • Daily management of feed truck crew to insure correct, accurate, and timely delivery of all rations. Visual inspection and appraisal of the feed ration.

 

  • Samples commodities and rations for chemical analysis monthly and dry matter determinations weekly on Feed Mill commodities, silage, and alfalfa.

 

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities such as interviewing, hiring, training, assigning, and directing work.

 

  • Responsible for daily operating expenditures in the feed delivery department.

 

  • Checks grind, moisture, and pack of green chop for silage.

 

  • Ensures that feed crew assists, when possible, in covering pits with plastic.

 

  • Fills in as needed when necessary.

 

  • Ensures that feed callers follow established routines.

 

  • Keeps feed alley clean.

 

  • Ensures that rocks, concrete, and metal are picked up out of bunks and that bunks are kept clean of manure, mold, etc.

The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

 

Profile / Professional Competencies

Education Requirements:

  • 1 Year of relevant experience

Specific Knowledge:

  • Experience working with cattle is preferred.

 

 

Position Requirements

Special Conditions / Requirements:

•   Valid License

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

•   Long-term sitting, driving, some lifting, and shoveling

  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to access feed truck
  • Constantly works in outdoor weather conditions
  • Moving machinery
  • Extreme weather conditions such as rain, sleet, snow, hair, heat, cold, wind, dust, etc.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities and we will not unlawfully consider any factors of race, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender, disability veteran status or any and all other unlawful biases regarding federal, state or local laws with regard to workers or applicants.

Friona Industries participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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