Dairy Foreman in Shropshire Ref 2180

Position: Dairy Foreman
Location: Shropshire

The Farm:
The successful applicant will report to the Farm Manager and should have a good working knowledge of dairy cows, excellent practical and technical standards and a thirst to develop as part of a progressive team.

The Role:
Working with the owners to deliver the daily/weekly work plans, as well as the day to day management of the dairy staff.

Recruitment/induction of new staff
Training of new and existing staff
Staff appraisals/ maintenance of staff records
Organising the milking rota
Floating support to cover breaks/holidays 
General parlour/farm maintenance

The Applicant:
The successful applicant would be:

  • Ability to manage staff
  • Ability to delegate
  • Ability to supervise and work with farm staff and other contractors/consultants/vets etc
  • Effective communication skills
  • Leadership and negotiation skills 
  • Problem-solving
  • Good IT Skills and record keeping.
  • Agriculture/dairying qualification
  • Dairy farming experience

4-bed house on the farm

Additional Info:
This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub-contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.

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