Dairy Foreman in Shropshire Ref 2180
Position: Dairy Foreman
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.
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 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
- Good IT Skills and record keeping.
- Agriculture/dairying qualification
- Dairy farming experience
4-bed house on the farm
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.