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Assistant Farm Manager

Industry – Free range Poultry Farming (Layers)

Location – East Otago

Potential for a long term career, along with ongoing development

This is an opportunity to join a market leader within a growing industry. They are a company that can offer long term career options and they are willing to invest in their people. They are progressive in terms of their farming practices and their free range farms offer brand new facilities and state of the art technologies. They have a vacancy for an experienced and capable Assistant Farm Manager to join one of their East Otago-based free range layer farms.

The perfect person will have some experience in a poultry environment but relevant farming or agricultural experience maybe considered. This is a full-time, permanent role usually working 10 days per fortnight on a rota and with some rostered weekends and on call work. The successful candidate will need to live within 20 minutes of the farm.

A key focus of the role will be supporting to Farm Manager to ensure the smooth day to day running of the farm and ensuring the wellbeing of all livestock is maximised.

Other duties will include

  • Deputising both the Farm Management as and when required;

  • Reporting to management all aspects of flock performance and wellbeing;

  • Working to improve flock performance and maximise farm profitability;

  • Assisting with record keeping including maintaining KPI records and meeting budgets;

  • Managing staff and driving team performance towards success;

  • Ensuring compliance across all aspect of health and safety and animal welfare.

This role requires determination, proven ability, an ability to learn and a genuine passion for the industry. With no two days the same, this role promises to be an excellent opportunity to work within a high performing New Zealand company. To express your interest, please apply now or for a further information please contact Lisa Edwards on 03 477 0873.

 

Vacancy ID: 67126

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