Dairy Production Manager - Bounty Dairy - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo /
Dairy Operations – Bounty Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Develop your leadership experience in this 2IC opportunity on a large dairy farm
·         Milking 1400 cows through a 60-bail rotary, located just 15 minutes from Taupo
·         Competitive salary, 3-bedroom home – start April or 1 June 2023

Join a large, hardworking, supportive team with good work-life balance in an organisation that looks out for your health and safety & will support your professional development

The Opportunity
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.
There’s a great team environment on this farm and Pāmu support their staff by maintaining their farm equipment, providing all personal protective equipment (including footwear) and protective clothing as well as health and safety gear.  You’ll have a great work-life balance with a 6/2 roster (June -Jan) and a 6/3 (Feb – May).

You can start either in April or 1 June 2023, depending on your availability.

The Farm
Bounty Dairy Unit is a 629-ha property, that winters 1500 cows and milks 1400 through a 60-bail rotary at peak.

About You
You will be a team leader, with a positive attitude and ability to manage situations as they arise.

Along with your positive attitude, you will have:
·         2-3 years’ dairy experience
·         Strong communication skills to motivate and coach team members
·         An exceptional attitude towards Health and Safety, and Animal Welfare
·         Sound knowledge and experience in grazing, pasture management and feed budgeting
·         Restricted or full NZ driver’s license (essential)

Ideally you will have managed smaller farm or done contract milker and are seeking to step back a little but still have day to day hands on management of large scale.

We offer a competitive remuneration package including salary, health benefits, etc.  The role comes with modern 3-bedroom home with internal garage, wood burner and heat pump.  The location has great schooling options nearby and easy access to a fantastic range of outdoor recreational activities including water sports, hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 26 March 2023.
We will be speaking with strong candidates as and when they apply.

Got questions?  Get in touch with Bevan Samuel, Farm Manager on 027 836 1746.

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.

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.