Farm Location Manager

Farm Location Manager

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Supply Chain & Operations




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin 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 positive company culture. The success of the organization is achieved through commitment, communication, and teamwork. 

Benefits & Perks:
  • Exceptional compensation, with the potential for bonus and/or profit sharing
  • Potential for career growth and professional development
  • Diverse crops and geographical spread offer organizational stability
  • New, well-cared for equipment
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • 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 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
  • 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 driver's license is required, along with a satisfactory driver's abstract

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