Dairy Production Manager - Pinta Dairy - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Pinta Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Join our team milking 2,100 cows through an 80-bail rotary
·         Take your next step towards farm management with this great opportunity
·         Competitive salary, additional benefits and 4-bedroom house included

New year, new job – Grow your dairy career and support the Farm Manager at Pinta Dairy Farm based just outside of Taupo

The Opportunity

Pinta Dairy Unit is Pāmu’s largest dairy farm, milking 2,100 dairy cows on 853ha through our 80-bail rotary dairy shed.  

Your responsibilities include assisting with milking, fencing and general stock work as well as helping the Farm Manager to reach production targets by adopting a leadership role within the cow shed during milking’s along and supporting feed allocation and farm maintenance. We will also be refurbishing the cow shed this year so you will be working with a brand new shed.

You’ll plan staff rotations with a 6/2 roster nine months of the year, and a 6/3 roster for three months of the year.  With 104 days off per year, you’ll have great work-life balance.

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.
You will also have:
·       A minimum of 3 years dairy experience
·       Eagerness to learn and get involved in daily work planning
·       Effective communication skills
·       First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·       Restricted or full driver’s licence

On-farm accommodation in a 4-bedroom house just outside of Taupo, with a great range of recreational activities right on your doorstep. You’ll receive competitive remuneration and benefits package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
How to Apply

For more details about this role, please email Shane Cooper at coopers@landcorp.co.nz.

Applications close on 31 January 2023.

We’ll be contacting qualified applicants throughout the advertising period so don’t wait to put your application through!

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. 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.