Dairy Production Manager - Kotuku Dairy

West Coast - Greymouth
Dairy Operations – Kotuku Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm /
·         Join our supportive, hard-working team as a leader
·         471 effective ha farm, milking 950 cows through 60-bail rotary
·         4 bedroom house included, competitive salary and health insurance
Support the farm manager as their 2IC on this nice sized farm located in the Greymouth/Lake Brunner area on the West Coast.
The Opportunity
You will really get to know your land, your animals, and your team.  You’ll enjoy working with the animals, running toolbox meetings, and performing general repairs around the farm such as fencing, as well as coaching and support team members and supporting the Farm Manager.
The team works well together, do their jobs thoroughly, and they’re easy going.  With the calibre of the team and the size of the farm, it doesn’t require the excessive hours of some operations.
The Farm
Kotuku Dairy Unit is part of Pāmu’s Weka Complex, located 10 minutes from Lake Brunner. We milk 950 cows in a 60-bail rotary cow shed with ACRs. The farm is a humped and hollowed terrain of 550ha with 471ha effective.
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:
·         Minimum 2 years dairy farming experience
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         Excellent knowledge and implementation of grazing and pasture management, feed budgeting and profit maximisation
·         Self-motivation and good problem solving ability
·         Effective time and communication skills
·         Current and full NZ drivers licence
The role comes with a 4-bedroom home.  Pāmu offers competitive remuneration as well as health insurance, life insurance, KiwiSaver contribution – and more!
Apply Now
Applications close Sunday 21 April 2024.
We’ll get in touch with qualified applicants as they come through – so don’t delay.

For more information about this role contact Kim Hooper via email: hooperk@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.