Job Description

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40034 West Clayton Road
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Summary and Essential Duties

The Farm Manager supports and works closely with the General Manager by overseeing the overall strategy, planning, and implementing operational elements to support the operation. This includes cattle reconciliation, contracting commodities, inventory, facility maintenance, maintenance financial analysis, liaison to corporate accounting, safety, and modeling for projects.

Essential Duties:

  • Running day to day operations of a large dairy farm (e.g., milk barns, feeding, maintenance, calf, heifer, breeding programs, etc)
  • Assists with coordination of all activities related to the farm and serves as a source of expertise as measured by costs per CWT and income over feed costs.
  • Reviewing departmental budgets, including staffing, labor and equipment needs as measured by meeting budget requirements.
  • Confers with department heads and other internal customers to ensure coordination of operations activities with activities of other functions such as Corporate, organic, calf, cow, etc.
  • Create monthly checks and balances for operations
  • Work with Human Resources in handling issues including but not limited to hiring, feedback, disciplinary actions, termination, and payroll.
  • Maintains a safe environment for all department functions as measured by the safety record, accident-free days, lost time days and total dollars spent.
  • Assists in the creation of the capital expenditure and annual budgets
  • Supports and initiates continuous Business Process Improvement (SPBI) as measured by total projects completed, project participation, and total dollars saved
  • Ensure compliance for all governmental regulations as well as customer related inspections to include FDA, OSHA, State, County and Federal inspections
  • Cross train associates in the use of herd and feed management software
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8+ years of large herd experience (5,000+)
  • 2+ years’ experience developing and leading teams
  • Proven ability to effect change, identify opportunities, research solutions, request resources, sustain results, and share learnings
  • Strong team approach to management, communication, and people skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public
  • Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which are subject to evenings, weekends, and holidays

Corporate Summary

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first – our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922.

Our Mission: At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family’s motto to “treat associates like family and customers like friends.”

Why work for us?

Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That’s why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn’t stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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