Yard R&M Manager

Spearman, TX

Location: Frontier Feedyard in Spearman, Texas


About the Company:  

Frontier Feedyard is 1 of 10 Cactus Feeder’s locations based in Spearman, Texas. Cactus Feeders, Inc., is an Amarillo, Texas-based producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and over 850,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion. The Company has cattle feedyards throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina, and Georgia. 


Job Description

The Yard R&M (Repair and Maintenance) Manager is responsible for upkeeping the bunks, vehicles, and equipment at Frontier Feedyard. This role is responsible for both preventative and routine maintenance projects at the feedyard.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing the Yard R&M Department which consists of the appropriate coaching, direction, and daily supervision of 3-4 employees to meet productivity goals.
  • Overseeing all preventative maintenance and improvement projects to the feedyard
  • Ensure the optimization of equipment by scheduling routine maintenance on feed trucks and other heavy equipment.
  • Administer and lead the safety program for all Yard R&M employees and provide safety training as necessary 
  • Responsible for the department expense budget and determining and administering monthly budgets for      operating, repair, labor, energy and capital expenses.
  • Lead new employee orientation and training of Yard R&M employees. 
  • Participate in the annual performance and wage review program for Yard R&M employees
  • Complies with all applicable safety rules and policies.


  • 1-2 Years of Industry and Management Experience, Required
  • High School Diploma, GED, or Trade School Experience, Preferred
  • Heavy equipment and welding experience, Preferred.
  • Successful candidates will have an agricultural background, experience, or upbringing, with a desire to work in and manage production agriculture. 

Pay & Benefits:

  • Salaried position with wages based on qualifications, skills and experience
  •  Competitive and affordable Insurance package – Health, Dental, and Vision
  • 100% paid retirement through the (ESOP) Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Employee will be eligible for end-of-year bonus plan and merit raises
  • 401K

Cactus Feeders provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.