Agri Veterans Job Board

Trainee Farm Manager

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Freemans Reach NSW
Salary: $60,000-$70,000

Start Date:
ASAP

Who We Need

Agri Veterans is seeking a Trainee Farm Manager for a client's leading egg production / poultry facility. The company is looking to give industry leading training and development to an eager, hardworking individual who is looking for a career change.

The family owned, and operated enterprise has over 35 years' experience in the poultry industry. From the farm gate to the central warehouse, all processes are designed to protect animal welfare and produce quality eggs. The company invests heavily in innovative and state-of-the-art facilities and continues to exceed worldwide standards in flock care, product quality, environmental impact and bio-security.

Our client believes in the further development of staff - creating career pathways with training and mentoring programs that see you reaching your career goals.

Job Description

THE ROLE

As supervisor for the day to day operations of the farm, this is a key management role requiring you to work across the divisions of egg production and fertiliser with over 250,000 laying birds.

You will develop and implement appropriate business strategies designed to meet organisational production and deliver incremental gains towards profitability and quality.

The Trainee Farm Manager must be able to successfully drive a culture of high performance and innovation while effectively leading staff and ensuring compliance with WHS and biosecurity standards. Your duties will include (but not limited to):

- Develop and implement a farm management business plan
- Lead and motivate a large 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 and is now looking for a career change to the agriculture industry. 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, 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:

- Leadership and management experience
- Great interpersonal skills, including client management skills
- Driver's Licence

Key Job Info

  • Career Progression
  • Including vehicle, phone & laptop
  • Diverse role
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