Dairy Production Manager - Totara Dairy - Westport
West Coast - Westport /
Dairy Operations – Totara Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm
· Join a supportive team environment and support the Farm Manager
· 480ha, milking 1080 cows through a 60-bail rotary
· Competitive salary, 3-bedroom home and health insurance included
Grow your dairy career with this opportunity on the West Coast, develop your management skills as the 2IC on Totara.
You will be the go-to support for the Farm Manager, which will involve stepping in to manage the operations when the Manager is on rostered time off. The key tasks for the role will include taking on responsibility for feed allocation, animal health, budgeting, animal records and mentoring staff.
Located in Westport as part of our Cape Foulwind complex, Totara Dairy Unit is a 480 ha property milks 1080 cows through a 60-bail rotary with ACR’s, Milk hub and an in-shed feeding system. Totara currently run a 5/2 roster.
You will be a motivated individual with great communication skills to join and support our team as 2IC.
You will also have:
· Sound knowledge/experience across all aspect of dairy operations
· A positive attitude towards health and safety, and animal welfare
· Eagerness to learn and get involved in daily work planning
· Effective communication skills
A 3-bedroom house is available along with a comprehensive salary package which includes life and health insurance. Convenient location to schooling options and a fantastic range of recreational activities in the area. Pāmu is proud to offer development and training as well as provide employees with a good work-life balance.
Applications close Sunday 19 March 2023.
For more details about the role, please contact Jack Raharuhi, Business Manager on 027 838 7295.
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.