Assistant Production Manager - Thompsons Dairy

West Coast - Reefton, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
Due to an internal transfer, we are now looking for a motivated Assistant Production Manager who is available for an immediate start! Thompsons is located 15 minutes from Reefton and 45 minutes from Greymouth. This 300 ha farm milks 700 cows at peak through a 54 bale rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub.
This position will work closely with the Dairy Production Manager (2IC) to plan and help manage the daily operations of the farm, therefore having good experience in animal health and pasture management is essential to being successful in this role.

3-bedroom house is available for the successful candidate. The location offers a friendly local community and easy access to a range of outdoor recreational activities. We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as training and development opportunities!

What you will bring:
·       A minimum of 2 years NZ dairy farming experience
·       First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·       Be self-motivated and show passion for dairy farming
·       Some computer skills and a willingness to learn
·       A good eye for detail and effective communication skills
·       Current NZ driver’s licence
For further details about the role, contact Jamie Hart – Farm Manager on 021 869 874.
Applications close 5pm, Friday 31 July 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.