Our client in Tipperary is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Dairy Farm Manager to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for dairy farming. This role reports to a partnership group.
This is a large dairy enterprise that consists of 3 platforms milking over 1000 cows.
The Dairy Farm Manager will oversee the overall day-to-day running of the main herd consisting of 400 cows milking on a 32-unit parlour.
Lead and direct the work of all employees on site.
Continuously improve the process/standards of the site and implement changes as required.
Overall responsibility for managing farm resources.
Daily operations and management of the farm and always ensuring high milk production levels.
Cow fertility, herd health & nutrition requirements.
Responsible for driving the daily performance of the farm to ensure that production targets and quality parameters are met.
Working with the other staff members, the farm manager is responsible for managing the performance of people (including discipline).
Identify recruitment needs-maintain sufficient staff levels on site.
Identify training needs and implement training to enable all staff to carry out their duties in the most efficient manner possible.
Inputting into the budgetary process.
Health and safety responsibility.
Sign off all hours on a weekly basis for the payroll.
Completion of all necessary paperwork relating to the management role.
Effective communication with all departments within the partnership.
Responsible for the weekly KPIs of the farm
This is not an exhaustive list and is subject to change and amendment.
Experience and Qualifications
• Proven track record in Dairy/Farm /People management, ideally will have an element of all, or
demonstrate the ability to develop these skills.
Other Significant Role Requirements:
• Full Clean Driving licence.
In return, you will benefit from a competitive remuneration package and development opportunities
Accommodation can be provided if required.