Farm Manager

Location Kalbar
Salary per annum
Discipline Manufacturing/Operations
Farm Manager Opportunity ! 

We are currently searching a well-groomed, energetic Farming Manager with a passion to succeed to join our clients dynamic team located near Kalbar.

Our client's is a family owned and operated business involving harvesting, receiving, despatching of Fruit and Vegetables.

What's on offer 
  • Stable work with an industry leading brand/ business
  • Excellent career opportunities
  • Working within a innovative team environment
  • Kalbar location!
  • Great Salary & Work Environment
Are you an experienced Manager looking for your next challenge?  If so, then this role may be for you! 

Major Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring products supplied / processes undertaken are to the highest standard.
  • All operational functions planned, scheduled & managed
  • Recruit, select, assign, schedule, train, coach & counsel staff to reach optimal potential 
  • Servicing / Maintenance of farming implements, vehicles & motors. 
  • Overseeing end to end process of farm management 
  • Manage production levels including input for wages, hours & contracting budgets 
  • Ensure premises, equipment & production areas are well maintained 
  • Approve & monitor any subcontracted production work
  • Run a safe workplace adhering to all OH&S policies. 
Additional Information:
  • Prioritising OH&S with a zero tolerance culture
  • Expert in "GMP - Good Manufacturing Practices" principles 
  • Ensuring daily production schedules are complete
  • Maintaining team culture and influence positivity 
  • Support and reinforce quality standards with production staff
  • Ensure all team KPI's are meet
  • Ensure efficient operation for production 
  • Stock take, stock maintenance and procurement monitoring 
  • Budget and report management
Whats Required: 
  • 5 years proven managerial experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment / commercial farming production 
  • Business management and acumen, with a proven track record of growing a business
  • Extensive knowledge in horticultural crop operations / farm management 
  • Advanced verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated Leadership and management skills preferred
  • Computer skills and tech savvy
  • High attention to detail 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Customer service focus 
  • Ability to meet and manage targets 
  • Ideally qualifications in agrilculture or trade certificates (desirable)
  • Forklift Licence & Chemcert accreditation are desirable however not essential 
  • A current driver's licence & reliable transport 
Successful candidates will possess
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Unlimited Working rights in Australia
  • 2 x work related references
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Drivers license and own reliable transport 
If you have the skills, experience, knowledge and drive to take on this position, apply now!