Farm Location Manager

Farm Location Manager

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Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Office Professionals

Permanent

28/11/2022

200504-2

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.

Applicants from across Saskatchewan are welcome! 

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
  • Valid drivers license is required


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