Innovative and very adaptable Cattle Manager talented at managing and developing dynamic and cross-functional team, who is a "self-starter" with a positive can do attitude, is seeking an Assistant Managers position.Over the past year of progressive management experience in this feedyard I have developed a staff with a "team" oriented, "Whats best for the cattle attitude", several being cross trained in doctoring and evaluating animal health. Previous to this position I was the Cattle Clerk where I learned our office system better than most. At the same time I learned to communicate and interact with other members of the corporate office.
I have developed a versatile staff, that is team oriented, and works together to accomplish daily task and shared goals.
I have developed a strong backup to handle day to day in my absence, or possibly be my replacement in the event I am transferred or promoted.
I am in the process of developing a second back up to give my department more depth and options.
I have created open communication channels with other dapartment supervisors, and gained their respect.
Managed the day-to-day tactical and long-term strategic activities within the department . Reduced and controlled expenses by improving work schedules, giving my employees more days off, in return lowered salaries, as well as ensuring preventative maintenance is kept up on rolling stock and chutes in hospitals. Coached and mentored fourteen employees by offering constructive feedback and taking interest in their long-term career growth. Offered feedback to executive-level management on the effectiveness of strategies, animal health developments and rising concerns.
In this position I was responsible for entering all cattle transactions in our office system. This required great communication skills with the Cattle Manager at the yard, and various members of the corporate office. If anyone had a problem with any cattle transaction I was the one expected to help who ever needed clarification, corrections, or solutions.
In this position I was responsible for supervising a team of three, treating sick or lame animals, managing hospital numbers, and evaluating animals to be railed or sent to the restart pasture.
In this position I was responsible for supervising a team of three, treating sick or lame cattle, evaluating cattle to be railed or restarted, overseeing the go-home process which involved a crew of ten, sorting 80 to 200 head of cattle 7 to 15 ways, hauling to designated allies, ensuring timely return to home pens.
In this position I was an active member of a ten man team. We evaluated cattle from horse back and an observation truck, returned cattle back to home pens counting shipping pens and reassigning cattle from lights to heavies to a more suitable sort group.
In this position I was an active member of a six man team. We evaluated cattle to be pulled, how they were treated and when to return the cattle back to home pens.
In this position I was a active member of a ten man team. We were responsible for evaluating cattle to be pulled and returned to their home pens in a timely manner, manage shipping pen counts and making sure all animals were marketable.
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