Clemens Food Group

  • Gestation Lead - Sullivan Farm

    Job Locations US-PA-Covington
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    At Country View Family Farms, we are a family owned company with relationships throughout the state of Pennsylvania and its neighboring states. We pride ourselves in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Spend some time on our site getting to know our company and how we provide safe, wholesome food for our friends and neighbors every day.

    Country View Family Farms a subsidiary of Clemens Food Group.


    Production Management49 day group checkBarn environment check (air, water, feed)Comply with euthanasia policyCondition ScoringCull selection for gestation sowsEnsure Breed Department feed bin managementEnsure overall barn organization and cleanlinessFeedbackImplement pest control programManage ADKAR plansManage expiration dates on meds and suppliesManage hospital penManage non-productive daysManage gestation inventoryManage withdrawal datesMonitor daily ventilation checklistMonitor feed system for proper operationMonitor Push list (problem eaters - ESFS)Monitor sow herd health and condition of gestating sowsOversee heat checking of gestating groupsOversee treatments of gestating sowsPreg checkingReview action list for area of responbilityMark sows to farrowSchedule gestation vaccinationsTransfer animals from gestation pens to farrowingMonth end breed barn inventoryOversee all record keeping for areaResponsible for response to emergency alarms and situations CommunicationCommunicate health issues to manager/vetCommunicate month end supply needs to managerCommunicate repair and maintenance needs to managerCommunicate with internal/external customersCommunicate with manager obstacles to implementing policesCreate and communicate daily work scheduleDelegate tasks to team membersCommunicate new policiesLead weekly breeding team meetingOversee and troubleshoot department repairs/maintenanceParticipate in weekly farm team meetingParticipate/lead in monthly talk topicsSafety huddles

     Talent ManagementBio-security trainingDevelop team membersParticipate in training as neededTraining on production policies and processes for areaTraining team members on Electronic Sow Feeding SystemParticipate in annual team member evaluations in collaboration with Barn SupervisorParticipate in prospective team member interviewsOversee completion of daily tasks and team member time managementAssist with conflict resolution for areaEnsuring team members are wearing proper PPEHold team members accountable for gestation activities, company policies and key expectationsSet goals for teamOversee training of new team members as neededTraining of team members in Level 1 and Level 2 certification

     PlanningIdentify any team members for sucession plan advancementReview production reports (performance monitor, weekly benchmarks, etc.) and plan appropriate action for continuous immprovementSchedule team members to complete diagnostic collectionTarget fallout mixPlan with Early Care Lead due to farrowUtilize Continous Improvement toolsOrder replacement PPE as necessaryFill in for Breeding and Gilt Development Lead as needed
       Team CVFFBe a positive role model by following Core ValuesBe a safety advocateOrganize and implement team celebrationsParticipate in CVFF/CFG committees



    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: •  Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent four year degree; or a minimum of five years related experiences and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience •  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions •  Must understand that the Company is a producer of high quality pork and be supportive of the mission of raising swine for meat. •  Must be willing to learn and perform the responsibilities described within CVFF’s process manual. •  Must be able to work in a stressful environment. •  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds


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