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Assistant Farm Manager

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Griffith NSW
Salary: Negotiable

Start Date:
ASAP

Who We Need

Agri Veterans is looking for an Assistant Farm Manager for a client with an excellent reputation for staff retention and company cultures. The business has been operating for over 20 years and has a major contract with one the largest broiler chicken companies in Australia.

The business is going from strength to strength with ambitious growth plans now in place with the addition of 6 more sheds on this particular farm now under construction.

Our client is an expanding company that is seeking to establish a strong team of staff who will grow with business and into the future.

Job Description

THE ROLE

Responsible for assisting day to day operations of the broiler farm, you'll come equipped with plenty of poultry experience and a strong commitment to working as part of a team.

As an Assistant Manager, you will prioritise workloads, operate machinery, monitor feed management and bird collection. The Assistant Farm Manager also supervises shed and ground servicing and maintenance and strives to meet production requirements and improve profitability and quality.

The Assistant Farm Manager, must be able to successfully drive a culture of high performance while effectively leading staff and ensuring compliance with WHS and biosecurity standards.

Your duties will include (but not limited to):

- Lead and motivate a team
- Manage and operate farm resources and equipment
- Monitor animal welfare and production quality
- Actively promote a safe and productive company culture

YOUR SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have experience in a supervisory role within the agricultural industry - poultry experience is preferred. You need to be an effective communicator - someone with great leadership skills who is committed to the support, development and positive engagement of your team.

Self managing and proactive, you must have a good working knowledge of OH & S requirements and be efficient with excellent site management capabilities, ensuring all quality and maintenance standards are upheld. To be considered for the role, it's important you address the following criteria:

- Minimum two year's experience in an operational environment
- Leadership and management experience
- Great interpersonal skills, including client management skills
- Drivers Licecse

Key Job Info

  • Great employer
  • Career progression
  • Diverse role
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