Farm Location Manager

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Farm Location Manager

Melfort, SK

Permanent

Posted Date: 25/07/2022

Job ID: SN69343725

Engineering & Technical

Join a top employer and advance your career. David Aplin Group has partnered with a Saskatchewan-based grain farming company to hire Farm Location Managers across the province. This is a unique opportunity to join an organization that strives to be the industry leader in farm efficiency, agronomic performance and environmental stewardship. 

Aiming to be respected leaders in the communities they operate in, our client prioritizes collaboration and a positive company culture. The success of the organization is achieved through commitment, communication, and teamwork.


Perks & Benefits:
  • Exceptional compensation, with the potential for bonus and/or profit sharing
  • Potential for career growth and professional development
  • Diverse crops and geographical spread offers organizational stability
  • New, well-cared-for equipment
  • Comprehensive health benefits

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the management of the people and operations of your location
  • Working with the senior management team to ensure the successful planting, production, harvest, storage and delivery of the crops for your location
  • Develop agronomic field plans in partnership with the Agronomy Manager & CEO
  • Scout & monitor fields for crop staging, weeds, disease or nutrition deficiency in partnership with the Agronomy manager
  • Supervise in-field tasks such as seeding, spraying, harvest
  • Maintain crop condition in storage
  • Assign work tasks to staff
  • Train and mentor staff
  • Prepare Repair and Maintenance budgets
  • Ensure proactive maintenance of equipment is performed at regular service intervals
  • Ensure accurate record of farm activity
  • Lead your team, and in the busy seasons participate in
    • fill in where and when other employees are not available with priority given to training and developing other staff over personally operating equipment
    • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
    • Maintaining & procuring shop supplies and parts inventory;
    • The safe operation of all farm equipment;
    • Coordinate the movement of grain, seed, fertilizer, & farm chemicals; and
    • Maintaining the farm fields, yards, and buildings to organizational standards 
 Qualifications
  • Farm experience, preferably in a leadership role
  • Capacity to operate and maintain farming equipment
  • Strong organizational, planning and communication skills
  • Knowledge of crop market trends
  • Experience in the management of a farm budget; capacity to make planting and harvesting decisions
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field is preferred
  • A valid drivers license is required


Job ID: SN69343725 

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-DNP #IND-DNP

David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com

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