Dairy Farm Unit Manager

Job Description

Claxby Farms operates 3 irrigated dairy units of approx 1000 cows each. It has a neighbouring support block for cow wintering & young stock.

We are seeking applications for a unit manager for one of our 1000 cow farms. The position is for someone who will work alongside the senior farm manager who is responsible for over-seeing 2 adjacent dairy units.

Claxby Farms has been in the same family for over 150 years & is all about team culture, high standards and a passion for farming. Between the farms there is a team of approx 20 people.

The person we are looking for needs a minimum of 2 years experience at assistant manager level on a similar size & type of farm. They will also need to be progressing through AgITO study (or similar).

We are looking for someone that has a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, is calm under pressure, is focused on learning & developing, is tidy, has good people skills & a sense of humour.

For the right person there could be progression opportunities within the business.

The farm for this position has a 60 bail rotary & modern irrigation & housing. It was converted 4 years ago.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Waimakariri

Listed:

18-02-2019

Closes:

21-03-2019

Reference:

80270