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Director of Farm Operations Confidential

  • Date Posted June 29, 2024
  • Location TBD, MI
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Organic year round farm featuring crops and small livestock Job description

OVERVIEW

This manager will be hands-on and will lead farm production operations with primary focus on maximizing quality and revenue through their cropping operations. This position will be much like a self-employed farmer, as this Manager will also be running equipment when needed. They will provide consultation and support to additional farming operations (including but not limited to row crop production, sales, marketing, real estate, etc.) The Farm Manager utilizes expertise and best agriculture and land management practices to direct day-to-day operations of the farm in order to meet identified environmental and revenue goals. The Farm Manager will supervise full and part time employees as necessary.  This individual needs to be ambitious, not scared of work, growth or change.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate a team in the direction of the outlined mission

   5+ years of management experience preferred.

  • Coordinates and implements crop management activities, including the preparations for future growth, as outlined in the Farm Business Plan

Has a solid understanding of technology and willingness to adopt as it relates to improving operations, efficiencies and driving revenue.

  • Marketing crops and identifying new market opportunities to drive revenue.
  • Communicates with management team on daily assessments of the farm and its goals • Monitors the effectiveness of implemented crop management strategies to ensure goals are being met.
  • Assists in the recruitment, hiring, and training of Farm employees, and effectively manages personnel schedules and conflicts.
  • Communicates with the management team to ensure infrastructure, equipment, and tools are in good working order and assists in overseeing maintenance as necessary. Maintains regular and effective communication with owner on progress, budget, opportunities, and risks
  • Assist in purchasing supplies, equipment, and contracts for necessary operations, meticulously tracking expenses and managing the annual budget
  • Engages with contractors on large-scale projects such as buildings, irrigation and installation, well fixes, etc.
  • Builds relationships with potential customers
  • Maintains strong local relationships through regular and open communication
  • Experience with business processes, financial reporting and farm health and safety

Able to handle other duties as required or assigned.

Manager needs to be a team player too when supervising crew and have the ability to motivate to get the best out of their team. Manager needs to be a good communicator and well organized. This is certainly a family friendly farm. Farm is growing exponentially and needs to find a manager who's up for the challenge.

Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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