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    Farm Manager role leading into Contract Milking opportunity

Reference no: 8HR1381
Posted: 16 Apr 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Duration: Fixed Term
Start Date: 1 June 2021

If you’re almost ready to move into a Contract Milking role then this could be the position for you!  

Eight Mile Farms Ltd wants to appoint a Farm Manager for one year who will then be given the opportunity to move into a Contract Milking position the following season. Their 340-hectare dairy farm is located 15km from Te Kuiti and 12km from Piopio. This 750 cow herd is milked through a 60 bale rotary shed with ACRS and an in-shed feeding system.  

This farm is set up as a fantastic Contract Milking opportunity, so if you get in now you will have the ability to settle in as the Farm Manager for one year, before applying for the Contract Milking position. 

You will need to have:  

  • Experience as a Farm Manager with a similar sized herd
  • The financial ability to move into a Contract Milking position after one year
  • New Zealand residency
  • A focus on quality outputs
  • Great attention to detail
  • A commitment to a long term career in dairy farming
  • Good decision making skills
  • The ability to communicate well 

The accommodation provided is a modern 3 bedroom house with double garage and the school bus comes to the farm gate.