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Manager of AcuFast GeneLink SK Boar Stud

Opportunity

AcuFast is founded on the idea that the best way to predict the future is to create it – and that’s precisely what drives us. We are actively seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as the Manager of AcuFast GeneLink SK Boar Stud in Spiritwood, SK, reporting directly to the Production Manager. In this full-time role, you will provide leadership and management of a new business. You will collaborate closely with customers (both external and internal), and operating teams to manage the day-to-day operations of the facility and equipment, ensuring a top-quality product leaves the stud. Overall, this position offers the chance to lead and motivate the team to achieve their best performance.

This position will include the following responsibilities and day-to-day functions but is not limited to:

  • Leadership: Provide leadership and guidance to all team members.
    • Set clear expectations and motivate the team to meet or exceed production goals.
    • o Provide coaching and training on job requirements, SOPs, biosecurity protocols, health, and safety regulations, and fostering an inclusive work environment.
  • Customer Facing: Liaise with customers getting semen from stud.
  • Business Oversight: Oversee the day-to-day management and P&L of stud.
  • Administrative duties:
    • Preparing semen reports and conducting performance reviews to ensure proper documentation and evaluation of team members’ work.
    • Preparing semen reports and conducting performance reviews to ensure proper documentation and evaluation of team members’ work.
    • Maintaining detailed and accurate records on all animals as requested, i.e.: pig identification.
    • Coordinate boar flow (entering and exiting quarantine and boar stud).
    • Coordinate courier deliveries.
  • Data Analysis:
    • Analyze boar production results to identify areas for improvement and make informed decisions to adjust the team’s daily activities to maximize production efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Ensure proper documentation for Export sales.
  • Animal Welfare: Ensuring proper health, handling, and comfort of animals is a top priority for all staff. This includes implementing best practices for animal care, monitoring their condition, and taking necessary actions to maintain their well-being.
  • Health and Safety: Ensuring team members are working safely and performing all job duties under safety protocols. Regular safety training and inspections should be conducted to minimize the risk of accidents.
  • Biosecurity: Ensuring all staff and visitors follow biosecurity protocol. This involves implementing necessary measures, providing training, and conducting regular audits.
  • Performing other general farm duties as required.

The successful candidate would ideally possess the following qualifications and experiences:

  • Experience with boar semen & boar studs,
  • Understanding of swine reproduction,
  • Leadership experience,
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills with great attention to detail,
  • Post-secondary training in Animal Science or Reproduction is an asset,
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Self-motivated and reliable,
  • Understanding of PRISM software is preferred but not required,
  • Demonstrates a strong technical sense and understanding of swine production,
  • Able to manage priorities and solve problems,
  • Shares in AcuFast core values.

At AcuFast, we take pride in providing a compelling package for our team members, including:

  • Engaging and dynamic work that challenges and utilizes your talents.
  • A competitive salary tailored to your experience and qualifications.
  • A comprehensive benefits package accompanied by a registered pension plan. including a 4% employer match.
  • An inclusive and supportive work environment where diversity is celebrated.
  • Ongoing support and encouragement for both personal and professional growth.
  • A dedicated guide to help you craft a Career Roadmap, empowering you to achieve your dreams and more!

About Us

AcuFast provides pork producers across North America and worldwide with breeding stock and innovative genetic and reproduction solutions. We work alongside pork producers and industry partners to build the future of pork production. It is a future where cutting-edge science and proven farm practices meet, ensuring the health of pigs, producers, and consumers for generations. We empower our people by supporting and encouraging them to grow personally as well as professionally. We have a team of keen and innovative thinkers. You will love it here.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to:

careers@acufastswine.com

Attention: Human Resources with a Subject line: GeneLink SK Boar Stud

This position will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all the applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. AcuFast is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration. Applicants not currently eligible to work in Canada will not be considered for this position. To know more about us visit www.acufastswine.com