Overview

Belstra Milling is looking for an individual to help run the financial and business functions of Belstra Group Farms. This position is for an individual to oversee financial analysis, risk management strategies, optimal finishing sales, feed ordering, production analysis, and maintenance strategies. Belstra Group Farms operates 19,000 sows, 320,000 finished pigs, and 120 employees across 25 sites. The continued growth of this division creates opportunities throughout the system and requires additional assistance at the management level. This individual must work in compliance with all the company policies, local, state, and federal policies, laws, and regulations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • Oversee risk management and future pricing of all hogs and corn contracts
  • Financial analysis and reporting
    • Market trends
    • Cost trends
    • Cost of production
  • Perform weekly reporting and tasks effectively
    • Marketing reconciliation
    • Production flash reporting
    • Propane pricing and monitoring
  • Understand necessary pig flows and production systems (sows, nursery, finishing, WTF)
    • Understand finishing performance, feed consumption, conversion rates,
    • Understand sow trends, production practices, and farm layouts
    • Know the difference in barn efficiency among the entire system
  • Optimize finishing performance
    • Time of sales, forecasting weight, forecasting sales,
    • Using optimization tools (Full Value Pig, Forecasters, )
  • Effective communication and implementation between management team and farm managers
  • Maintenance analysis and strategic cost planning

Skills and Requirements (included but not limited to):

  • Strong communication skills
  • Desire to work with and lead others
  • Quality oriented with attention to detail
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles, terminology and QuickBooks program

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience preferred

Tagged as: EARLY CAREER

To apply for this job email your details to karlaromo@belstramilling.com