Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Earnslaw Organics

Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – Earnslaw Organics Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm /
·       Life and Health Insurance
·       5/2 Roster all year round - with 104 days off per year
·       Career development opportunities
The Opportunity
After almost five years with us, our current Production Manager is moving on, this opens up a rare opportunity within the Earnslaw Dairy team to take up a leadership role.  This could be the next step in your farming career, with a progressive organisation and a supportive, positive Manager.
Scott Kupa, the Farm Manager is known for his supportive leadership approach and the development of his team.
As (2IC) you are committed to farming excellence, and lead by example in aspects of the farming operation.  You will join our high performing and supportive team with planning and management of the herd and dairy operations.
In addition to day-to-day management and guidance of the team, this also involves taking a degree of responsibility for feed allocation, budgeting, animal health and breeding, and animal records.
The Farm
Earnslaw Organic Farm is located less than 10 minutes from Taupo and will milk 800 cows through a 54-bale rotary shed.
Excellent schooling options nearby. Friendly and supportive local community with school bus at the gate and easy access to a wide range of recreational activities.
About You
We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and passionate about dairy farming who is wanting to grow their career and develop leadership skills.
For the right person, this could be your next step up, so while leadership experience is preferred, it’s a nice to have.
You will also have:
·       Proven dairy experience in grazing, pasture management, animal health and feed budgeting.
·       A commitment to individual and team development
·       Pasture management and feed planning skills
·       High standards of animal welfare and commitment to health and safety
·       Self-motivation and initiative
·       Ideally you will have experience driving farm machinery/tractors
We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package including health and life insurance, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
The role comes with a 3-bedroom house of high standard.  
Apply Now
Application close Sunday 26 May 2024.
We’ll be interviewing qualified candidates as they come in so don’t hesitate to get your details through to us. 
To find out more about the role, contact Scott Kupa, Farm Manager, on kupas@landcorp.co.nz.

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.