Dairy Production Manager - Mayflower Dairy

Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – Mayflower Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·         Join our team as 2IC, with on-farm accommodation available
·         Milking 700 cows through a 54-bail rotary shed
·         Located just outside of Taupō, additional benefits included
 
Develop your dairying skills and work in the gorgeous Central Plateau in this Dairy Production Manager role.
 
The Opportunity
You will be a good communicator, have a demonstrated ability to meet targets, be enthusiastic and feel comfortable in setting a good example for others. Your day-to-day activities will involve bringing the cows in for milking, doing the milking, shifting both the cows and the young stock, etc. You would also support the Farm Manager in the day-to-day planning and running of the farm.
 
As 2IC, you will take on a degree of responsibility for:
·         Feed allocation and budgeting.
·         Animal health and breeding.
·         Animal records.
·         Staff guidance and supervision.
 
The Farm
Mayflower Dairy Unit is a dairy farm that is fully organic production milking 700 cows through a 54 bail rotary. We are one of the largest dairy complexes in New Zealand.
 
About You
Along with a positive attitude, self-motivation and initiative, you will have:
·         Minimum 3-4 years dairy farming experience
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         The ability to work unsupervised in a team environment
·         A desire and ability to lead and support your co-workers, including when the Farm Manager is away
·         Computer and technical skills and a willingness to learn
·         Excellent time and communication skills
·         Current and full NZ drivers licence
 
Benefits
You’ll be well supported and will benefit by learning from others. We offer a competitive salary and a great opportunity to kick start your Pāmu career.  Our Dairy Production Manager role comes with excellent on-farm accommodation with 3 bedrooms.
Apply Now
Applications close off Sunday 7 April 2024.

For more details about this role, please call Farm Manager, Casper Meyer on 027 644 6763.

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand. We are unable to accept applicants on temporary work visas for permanent opportunities.

Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.