Production Manager

Job Description

The candidate we are seeking must have a broad range of knowledge, as the job description is diverse and, as such we are seeking someone who can apply their skills in a range of areas. A brief overview of responsibilities are:

Agronomy
o Working with agronomists and respective contractors to manage the implementation of herbicide, insecticides and fungicide applications
o Management of paddock history via relevant software
o Analysis
- Assistance with herbage testing
- Assistance with soil fertility testing
- Soil biology development

Animals
o Stock performance
- Regular weighing of stock and record keeping with relevant software
- Stock movements and record keeping
- Gross margin management
o Animal Health Management including:
- General record keeping
- Working with vets to ensure animal production is optimised
o Feed budgeting and DM assessment

Irrigation
o Moisture modelling and scheduling
o VRI management and mapping
o General maintenance and record keeping

You will also possess good mechanical knowledge and general farm maintenance skills, be capable of managing the health and safety requirements on the farm, have a clean driver’s licence, good communication skills and be able to work both within a team environment as well as independently.

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Central Otago

Listed:

04-02-2019

Closes:

07-03-2019

Reference:

77408