Assistant Production Manager - Eyrewell Dairy

Canterbury - Ashburton - West Eyreton
Dairy Operations – Dairy
Permanent - On Farm
Are you motivated, energetic and keen to learn? We have an opening for an Assistant Production Manager with a passion for farming to join our team on Eyrewell Dairy Unit. Located in West Eyreton, 10 minutes from Oxford and 25 minutes from Rangiora, this is a 400 effective ha farm and milks 800 cows through a 60 bale rotary.
 
Main responsibilities include assisting with milking, fencing and general stock work. This role will provide you with the opportunity to collaborate with the Production Manager and Farm Manager to help coordinate the daily operations on farm.

Housing is available. Great local community with a wide range of recreational activities close by. Good schooling options.
The successful applicant will have:
 
·         A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience
·         An exceptional attitude towards Health and safety, and Animal Welfare
·         Sound knowledge of current NZ dairy farming practices
·         A can-do attitude and good communication skills
·         The ability to work unsupervised and shows initiative
·         Restricted or full NZ driver’s licence
 
Applications close Friday 7 February 2020.
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.  

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.  

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.

Pāmu is recognised within New Zealand and internationally as standing for best practice and sustainability.  We have a strong culture of safety and respect for the land, our people, and the animals under our care.  We’re a State-Owned-Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, wood and more.  Pāmu strives to be a leader in New Zealand agriculture, carefully creating natural products of high quality.