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May

Dairy Farm Manager

Private Company - Conondale, QLD

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Dairy Farm Manager

A long established dairy company seeks to recruit a full time Farm Manager to manage its operation in SE Queensland. The successful candidate should have:

  • Agricultural qualifications from a recognised university
  • Minimum of 3 yrs experience in senior dairy position
  • Capable of making sound management decisions in complex and changing environment
  • Ability to engage with and motivate staff from varying ethnic backgrounds.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • developing and implementing breeding plans
  • maintaining detailed breeding records
  • maintain individual production records and provide advice to the company on improved management strategies.
  • Monitor market fluctuations and seek opportunities to improve product diversification
  • provide analytical reports to directors on all aspects of farm production and future plans
  • oversee crop production, monitor and take appropriate action to maintain optimum production.
  • develop and implement grazing management plans for peak output
  • control and supervise general farming activities such as equipment maintenance, fencing, fertilizer, fodder and water facilities.
  • develop and implement weed control strategies
  • manage milk harvesting and ensure adherence to Safe Food Queensland standards
  • Manage sale and purchase of livestock
  • assist personal growth and train staff.
  • Develop farm budgets and grant applications in consultation with directors.

Total remuneration package to be negotiated but we envisage in the range of $65 000 to in excess of $90 000 for the right person with the right skills. To apply in confidence please send application, CV and at least 2 references to: dairy@scorpex.com.au