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Feedyard Operations Specialist - Amarillo, TX

Company: Friona Industries
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

The Feedyard Operations Specialist will work closely with the Operations Directors, Feedyard Managers, commercial operations, and finance team. - Candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with Feedyard personnel, administrative office personnel, consultants, and external stakeholders.Overview:Successfully establish an operating environment that embraces continuous improvement processes achieved through team-based initiatives with particular focus applied to company and Feedyard goals and scorecard measures. -Create, administer, and provide support for weekly, monthly, and annual uniform operational reports with regards to animal health and well-being, operational metrics, sustainability, and various other reports as needed. -Maintain a productive, positive relationship with Feedyard and administrative team along with vendors. - Maintain knowledge of Feedyard specific metrics, expectations, and requirements. -Responsible for continued emphasis on work systems solidify basic tools and lead the further development of high-performance work teams. - -Roles and TasksThe Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Ensure successful definition and execution of large, cross-functional improvement initiatives tied to annual strategic prioritiesIdentify, share, and continually monitor best practices across the different feedyard locationsFacilitate effective collaboration among coworkers and external partners.Understands that different situations may call for different approachesProvide support for internal stakeholders and operational teamsCoordination of individual animal data collection, both at feedyards and at the packing plant.Analysis of large, population data sets for both one-time spot evaluation and ongoing monitoringDevelop reports for periodic outputs from population dataCoordination with Feedyard regarding uniform reporting and management reportsProjects and tasks as assigned by Director of Operations -Profile / Professional CompetenciesEducation Requirements and Preferred Experience Minimum qualifications for consideration are at least 3-5 years of manufacturing/feedyard experience;. The ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and managing high performance work systems and teams. Key competencies include building effective teams, command skills, customer focus, process management, drive for results, business acumen, managing through Systems, problem solving and developing direct reports. Bachelors degree preferred. - - -Position RequirementsSpecial Conditions / Requirements:
Approximate 5% Travel required. Frequent daily visits to location FeedyardsAct as a resource for internal/external projects - Detail oriented to provide accurate and consistent workStrong project management skills Excellent oral and written communication skillsWork independently and as a team memberHeavy lifting, walking, long-term standing, climbing on and off equipmentSubject to seasonal weather conditionsMust be able to properly deal with Livestock accidents, moving machinery, contaminated medical equipment, vehicular and livestock trafficMust be able to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly -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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