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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Quarry Dairy Unit

Central Plateau - Taupo

This is your chance to join New Zealand’s largest farming organisation and help with our business transformation. We want customers to know they can trust the quality of our products and farming and Kiwis to be proud of what we do. Landcorp’s Pamu farms are about farming smart and with care.

The Opportunity

Are you honest, reliable and ready to step up? We have a Dairy Production Manager (2IC) role available on Quarry Dairy Unit. This farm is located 5 minutes from Taupo and is a 166 effective ha property, milking 400 cows through a 40 bail herringbone shed with automatic cup removers.

As 2IC, you will take on a degree of responsibility for feed allocation, budgeting, animal health, breeding and animal records management. You will be required to step up and proactively manage the daily operations when the Farm Manager is on rostered time off, so the ability to think on your feet is essential.

The convenient location gives you access to a wide range of outdoor recreational activities within a friendly and diverse community. A comfortable 3 bedroom house is available.

You will have:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ dairy farming experience
  • First class attitude to Health and Safety, and Animal Welfare
  • Comprehensive knowledge across all aspects of dairy farming
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to adapt to change
  • Impeccable attention to detail and be a forward thinker
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a team environment
  • Current full driver’s licence

We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.

For further details about the role, please contact Jordan Latoa – Farm Manager on 027 200 7130.

Landcorp is committed to providing a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background check.

You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.

Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 24th October 2017.