Machinery Operator – Canterbury Dairy Farms

Canterbury - Ashburton
Dairy Operations – Maronan Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
- Travel around our Canterbury farms – Drive in role
- Competitive salary, health and life insurance
- Work life balance with mainly work from Monday to Friday
 
Are you a motivated Machinery Operator, with some farming experience - keen to support our on-farm operations

The Opportunity
Our Maronan Dairy complex is looking for a machinery operator, who is responsible for operating and maintaining farm machinery as well as carrying out stock work and general farming operations when required.

This role has a lot of variety, your day could consist of anything from:
-          Driving a tractor: Feeding out silage, topping or mowing roadsides
-          Handyman work: General maintenance of plant and infrastructure, including pivots and other plant and equipment, repairing fences etc…
-          Stock work: Moving fences, checking stock on the run-off block and providing cover where needed

This is the ideal role for if you are looking to take on more responsibility.  You would be travelling to farms and would regularly connect with our farm teams and contractors, you would also have a high level of autonomy, so you would need to be comfortable working independently and be self-driven.
 
About You
Ideally, you will have proven skills in the operation, maintenance, and repair of farm machinery, you will have experience driving tractors and towing equipment.
 
You are a positive, self-motivated person who is keen to further develop, work and grow along with the rest of the team. 

You will also have:
- A commitment to health and safety
- Self-motivation and initiative
- Current full NZ drivers’ license

Benefits
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.
 
Pāmu has a strong commitment to health and safety and all our employees are expected to operate with the highest level of attention to health and safety in all aspects. We provide all your PPE and also regularly maintain our farm vehicles to ensure that you're working in a safe environment.
Apply Now
Applications close Sunday 14 July 2024, we will be contacting candidates as they apply, so please don’t wait.
If you've got any questions, please email Brendon Stent, Business Manager, stentb@landcorp.co.nz.