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Category: Dairy
Location: Canterbury

Dairy Farm Mangement Services

Dairy Farm Managers


Our clients are a large family owned business which operates three dairy
farms and support land at Rangitata in South Canterbury.

The business farms approximately 2,500ha, much of it irrigated, milking
approximately 4,000 cows and rearing large numbers of calves. It operates
virtually self-contained, owning much of the machinery to operate the

The business seeks to recruit skilled and motivated managers to fill the roles

• Dairy 1: 650 cows
• Dairy 2: 1,850 cows
• Dairy 3: 1,450 cows

These roles will work closely with the Farm Operations Manager to take the
farms to the next level of physical and financial performance.

The successful candidates for the roles will have the following attributes:

• A thorough understanding of dairy farming systems
• A strong focus on cows, people and grass
• Have strong leadership skills
• Have a collaborative working style and be committed to working in a
team environment
• A focus on workplace health and safety
• Enjoy working in a drug free work environment
• Be well organised

The position start date is 1 June 2018, or earlier by negotiation.

Remuneration includes a competitive salary package and accommodation.

This is a great opportunity for highly motivated people in a large-scale family
orientated business.

Applications in the form of a CV to:
Dairy Farm Management Services Ltd., referenced “MDL1 Farm Manager”

Email: (Word or PDF format).

Applications close 19th March 2018.

For further information contact DFMS Consultants
John Donkers 027 439 7108 or Peter McLeod 027 275 2695
or Operations Manager Mark Frear 027 485 3727

Date Posted: 2018-03-08


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