Barn Manager - South Dakota

Barn Manager - New Location South Dakota

We are looking to fill a Barn Manager roles for our new facilities in the Ipswich, South Dakota area. In this role you will be managing the day to day operations of one of Hybrid Turkeys new barn complexes.  Your farm operation experience will ensure that all farm processes are done according to established programs including breeding, quality, production & management requirements.  Demonstrating efficient time management will enable you to run cost effectively while maintaining the integrity of the flock and production.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will contribute to successful working relationships within the team. 

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • Manage day to day farm operations and production requirements
  • Responsible for all employee related issues including orientation, job training, safety issues
  • Ensure that farms remain Salmonella negative
  • Ensure that good biosecurity, flock health and proper feed management is maintained
  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained and up to standard
  • Manage logistics of the farm

          Your profile

          • 3+ years farm operations  or supervision experience
          • High School diploma or Community College or University degree in agriculture and / or animal science
          • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
          • Must be adaptable to change and able to work with people on many levels
          • Valid driver's license

          What we offer you

          In our world, passionate people are making a difference and helping to produce safe, nutritious food. At Hendrix Genetics you will have the opportunity to apply your education, skills and knowledge to help solve real problems in a constantly evolving, fast paced business environment. We value your collaborative approach, creativity and initiative as part our global team of more than 2800 people working in different locations around the world. You will work with some of the very best and brightest people in their field as we do our part to help feed a hungry planet.

          You will work in an environment based on respect, trust and recognition. You will have the opportunity to shape your own career by working locally or internationally with colleagues from around the globe. We believe in your personal development and provide  on the job training, continuing education, industry programs and challenging work. There is continuous focus on programs to ensure the company’s organizational, intercultural, management and industry leadership.

          We truly believe in Better Breeding Today. Brighter Life Tomorrow.

          If you feel that your personal skills and experience match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your cover letter, together with a resume.

          This job is located in Ipswich, South Dakota, USA

          HOW TO APPLY:  If you have questions about this recruitment please contact  Barbara Novosad at 519-578-2740 ext 245 or by email:

          About Hendrix-Genetics

          We are a leading multi-species breeding company with primary activities in layer, turkey, pig, aquaculture and traditional poultry breeding, dedicated to generating solutions for the animal protein sector that meet the challenges of food production.

          Over many years, the family-owned company has accumulated expertise and resources and leveraged its roots in farming to develop the relevant, high quality breeding solutions that it offers today. Hendrix Genetics provides expertise and resources to producers globally, with operations and joint ventures in 24 countries, and more than 2800 employees worldwide.

          Thijs Hendrix, Président: “Our common history and shared values create a platform with a new horizon that will enable us to further focus on growth opportunities in animal breeding and life sciences. We embrace our past to catch the future.”

          To fulfil our mission and to realize our full potential, Hendrix Genetics is inspired to be the global leader in animal breeding. With this goal in mind, Hendrix Genetics has developed a strategy founded on strengthening four key pillars of its business: Value Creation, Collaboration, Innovation and Sustainability.