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Farm Foreman - Tasmania

Costa - Devonport, TAS

Manufacturing & Industrial
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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Farm Foreman

We’re Costa. Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.

On the land, in distribution centres, and out on the roads - Costa people work hard to bring the freshest produce to tables across Australia.

But joining our team is about more than just hard work. It’s about picking a meaningful, sustainable job that’s good for you, and for Australia.

Who we’re looking for:
We're looking for an experienced Farm Foreman to join our team in northern Tasmania on a permanent full time basis.

What you’ll be doing:
You'll be responsible for assisting the farm manager to establish, manage and monitor the crop and production needs, to ensure the highest possible yield & quality.

You will be responsible for the leadership of the farm Supervisors on site and will be involved in planning and executing key farm activities

Other responsibilities:
Manage labour and equipment resources
Encourage and support staff development
Support the farm manager in day to day farm management and horticultural procedures
Ensure efficient collaboration between relevant departments on farm including horticulture, operations and harvest
Oversee the scheduling of nutrition and irrigation programs
Monitoring, managing & understanding the crop & its needs.
Take an active role in the management of pests and disease on farm
Assist with machinery maintenance schedules on a preventative basis
Ensure initiatives such as piece rate are implemented to ensure optimum productivity
Adhere to financial requirements & schedules as directed by the farm manager with a specific focus on exceeding budget requirements and driving efficiencies.
Managing staff and developing a motivated team with excellent culture

What you’ll bring to the role:
We’re looking for someone with…

Minimum 5 years farm management/horticultural leadership experience
Licence to perform high risk work
Chemcert qualification
Experience managing a crop and understanding its need
Experience leading teams
Experience with labour and resource planning
Demonstrate leadership skills
High level written and verbal communication skills

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