We strive to hire and retain personnel who are active learners and workers, and who will consistently and energetically strive to improve our organization. All employees need to be passionate in their willingness to work with each other to improve a progressive livestock operation that maximizes quality and consistency, while maintaining industry leading efficiency.
Cattle and Farm Hand
The Cattle and Farm Hand position will work at one of Lone Creek Cattle Company’s locations. This position will involve all aspects of a cattle and farm operation, including - calving, processing cattle, feeding, monitoring herd health, and assisting with range management. Feedlot maintenance, fencing, and general maintenance projects will also be part of the day to day duties. Assisting with seasonal tasks such as planting, pivot irrigation, harvest, and haying operations, may also be included.
Some livestock and farming experience required. A valid CDL license (Class A, B, or C) is helpful. Assume other duties as assigned.Positions are currently available near Broken Bow, Nebraska.
Cattle Development Coordinator
The Cattle Development Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be overseeing and coordinating all Certified Piedmontese cattle through the background and finishing phase. This will include forecasting, purchasing, and placing all qualified cattle with a preferred background and finishing yard. This individual will work closely with yard managers to insure all cattle are raised to meet Certified Piedmontese program requirements.
The Cattle Development Coordinator will work closely with co-workers and management in cattle inventory tracking, harvest forecasting, and assisting with compliance audits and leased customers. Essential duties and tasks may include:
-Oversee pricing, transportation, and scheduling of all purchased feeder cattle.
-Supervise feeder cattle through backgrounding and finishing phase.
-Oversee weekly harvest schedule and maintain necessary harvest forecasts.
-Analysis of production and harvest data.
-Oversee outline of dates for breeding, calving, and weaning, etc.
-Review production system and operating plans for strengths and weaknesses on semi-annual basis for continued progress.
-Manage assigned lease customers as necessary.
-Assist with new customer identification, recruitment and initial contact.
-Insure successful myostatin parentage and BVD testing for al purchased feeder cattle.
-Assist with compliance programs, including IMI Global yearly audits.
This role will require good working knowledge of the beef cattle life cycle, including a good eye for cattle health and nutrition, from birth to harvest. Good communication skills, a high level of professionalism and good attention to details are a must. Some experience in cattle industry is required, preferably in the finishing capacity. This position will involve some travel. Valid driver’s license required. Assume other duties as assigned.Positions are currently available in Lincoln, Nebraska.