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Genetic Supervisor - Vandalia, IL


AcuFast is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a full-time Genetic Supervisor position at our Bear Grove Nursery farm in Vandalia, IL. The successful candidate would ideally live in the surrounding communities, but foreign recruits are welcome to apply. This position is responsible for the daily execution of all on-farm genetic work instructions, accurate data collection and information reporting, and other production tasks.

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

  • Ensuring adherence to the genetic work instructions including maintaining genetic targets,
  • Overseeing quality assurance of single sire mating used to produce GGP replacement animals,
  • Maintaining data integrity in all genetic documentation and individual pig identification,
  • Evaluating each animal in the unit at weaning and at final selection into the unit to include oversight of weighing, ultrasound scanning, feet and leg structure, body conformation, and underline scoring,
  • Training all employees to properly fill out genetic paperwork and routinely auditing processes,
  • Communicating and building rapport with the unit team while working in a dual role as the genetic supervisor and a unit employee to achieve both genetic and production goals,
  • Holding routine meetings with the site manager and unit staff to add clarity to genetic targets,
  • Working safely and wearing appropriate PPE while performing all job duties,
  • Ensure the barn’s biosecurity protocol is followed by all staff and visitors,
  • Performing other general farm duties as required.

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

  • Self-motivated, reliable, and a team player,
  • Outstanding organization and communication skills and demonstrates attention to detail,
  • Able to manage priorities and solve problems in a fast-paced environment,
  • Driver’s license and ability to work weekends,
  • A college certificate or other specialized training in agriculture or livestock husbandry with 1-2 years of experience would be an asset,
  • Shares in AcuFasts core values.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary based on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications,
  • Employee referral program,
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension, with a 4% employer match,
  • Inclusive work environment,
  • Dynamic and challenging work for talented individuals.

About Us

At AcuFast™ we believe that the best way to predict the future is to create it. We combine leading genetic, technology, and commercial measurement programs creating a unique and integrated approach to realized genetic value for swine producers. AcuFast provides transformational genetic solutions that drive progress toward a more efficient and sustainable future for our people, our partners, our pigs, and our planet.

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

Attention: Human Resources Subject Line: Genetic Supervisor – Vandalia, IL


This position will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. AcuFast is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration.