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    Unit Manager - Te Aroha

Reference no: 8HR1386
Posted: 5 May 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Te Aroha, New Zealand
Duration: Permanent - Full time
Start Date: ASAP

FarmRight Ltd manages over 70 properties throughout New Zealand and Tasmania. Their portfolio of properties includes dairy farms, orchards, vineyards, and beef farms. 


Waitoki Farm is located 5 minutes outside of Te Aroha has a very modern infrastructure which includes, new effluent and water systems, a feed pad, and the halter fenceless farming technology being implemented in the coming season. The 390-cow herd is milked through a 36 aside herringbone shed on rolling land with a great view of the local surrounds.


They have a great role for a Unit Manager who will oversee the running of the farm with regular support from the local Operations Manager. The Unit Manager’s role is the perfect step up for an experienced 2IC or Herd Manager wanting to make their first move into a more senior management position. 


They are offering an attractive salary, modern 3-bedroom house with new carpet, cell phone and internet, backed up with a strong mentoring and support from the rest of the team at FarmRight. Due to scale of operations at FarmRight, the ability to work towards further management roles within the agriculture sector as your skills develop is a real possibility.


If you want to be part of this growing business, you will need:

·      2-3 years solid dairy farming experience

·      Great leadership skills

·      Good communication skills

·      The ability to learn and use new technology and systems

·      A “can do” attitude and the motivation to succeed.

·      Able to work within a team and lead by example.


The house has an attached garage, meets the healthy homes standard and the school bus comes to the farm gate. Don’t miss out on this opportunity - apply now!