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FARM OPERATIONS MANAGER

FARM JOBS

GRIFFITH, NSW, 2680

FULL TIME

Company

This large-scale horticulture operation supplies premium seasonal produce direct to national supermarkets. The business optimises output from the 800Ha farm with an intensive row cropping program that includes a winter and summer rotation of melons, brassicas and pumpkins.

Position

The Farm Operations Manager will, in a hands-on capacity, be instrumental in supporting the continued growth of the business. They will provide leadership and day-to-day management of the field team to ensure the effective implementation of the Annual Farm Plan.

Responsibilities will include:

Optimising yield to meet market demand and achieved production objectives
Assisting in the planning and scheduling of crop planting and spraying
Coordinating the day-to-day activities of staff to maximise labour efficiency
Working with the management team to prepare annual budgets and define production objectives

Qualifications and experience

Previous experience in large-scale horticulture production
Management experience in best-practice methods for row crop vegetable production
Post-secondary qualification in horticulture
Strong leadership skills
Chemical users certificate and forklift licence
GPS Ag experience essential

Personal attributes

Well organised, self-motivated and reliable
Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate initiative
Willing to learn and adapt to new system and methods
A practical, hands-on approach
A methodical approach demonstrating attention to detail
Capable of working in a fast paced environment with a can-do attitude

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant to reflect skills and experience.


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Farm Manager
  • Leadership skills
  • Farm Manager - Crops
  • Chemical Users Certificate
  • Diploma of Horticulture
  • Certificate IV in Horticulture

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