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Alta Genetics USA Inc. is a major livestock genetic improvement company with markets in over fifty countries around the world. Our core strategy is to maintain a leading position in technology innovation aimed at increasing milk production through improved genetics. 

We are dedicated in developing partnerships with leading progressive dairy producers worldwide. Together, we passionately pursue our mission to create value, build trust and deliver results for progressive farmers around the world.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking an individual for the role of Production Manager. This position will oversee Alta’s main bovine semen production centers in Watertown, WI. 

The role is integral part of Alta’s global production department, a member of Alta’s global production team.  Within this team, the role leads and receives assistance from Alta’s specialists, and other production managers to assure optimal use of knowledge within Alta’s production department. 


Primary Responsibilities

The Production Manager is ultimately responsible and accountable for the day-to-day management and deliveries of Alta’s production center where we efficiently produce high quality bovine semen. 

The main responsibilities are outlined below:
  • Responsible and accountable for the production activities and deliveries at the production facility, and this role continuously measures, monitors and manages operational and financial deliveries against goals and budgets
  • Responsible for the management of a highly motivated and technical oriented production team, with the necessity to work with other departments, outside vendors, service providers and consultants
  • Accountable for the optimal adjustment of the day to day functions within the production unit, i.e. bull-housing and management, bio-security, and laboratory to maximize production
  • Responsible to for timely communication with the V.P. of production, production director, and staff veterinarians concerning animal health, production and management issues
  • Assure that Alta’s production systems and products adhere with company SOP’s, national and international regulations such as dictated by CSS, USDA, EU and OIE
  • Responsible to make sure all livestock and business operations performed, conform with a local, state health and safety regulations

Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree is preferred (focus in Animal Science, Dairy Science or Agricultural Science is desirable)
  • Strong organizational and planning skills (operational and financial)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office 
  • Strong interest in applying continuous improvement systems
  • Possess a sound agricultural background and/or dairy industry experience
  • Exceptional Time Management Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills

How to Apply
  • All interested applicants, please submit your resume into our Human Resources Department



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