Trainee Farm Manager

Posted 12 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameSophie Brown

Job description

Trainee Farm Manager
Co Cavan & Co Monaghan (multiple roles available)
Day Shift
Negotiable Salary (Starting from €28k+ DOE)

Vickerstock are working in partnership with our leading FMCG client who consistently deliver fresh and premium products to their customers and due to the growing dynamic team, they are currently seeking to appoint a number of Trainee Farm Manager to join them the team based in Co Cavan & Co Monaghan.

As a Trainee Farm Manager, you will report to the Farm Manager and be responsible for

  • Growing mushrooms on large, modern mushroom farm with support and training from Farm Manager.
  • Management and rostering of a large, international work force; to include supervisors, collectors, compost filling team and harvesting staff.
  • Oversight of and participation of farm operations including the filling & emptying of mushroom tunnels, pesticide application, general cleaning of site.
  • Ensuring productivity, crop yield and efficiency targets are met, as per company KPIs.
  • Forecasting of mushroom production, both daily and weekly.
  • Completion of daily farm walks, frequent quality spot-checks and highlighting quality issues to production team.
  • Maintaining farm records in line with food safety standards.

We are looking for you to have a background/education in agri-business or farm, be local to either Cavan or Monaghan farm sites, flexible with working hours/days and be eager to learn and develop/grow within the company.

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Sophie now on 01 5267473 or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).
If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.