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Job Title: Farm Division Manager

Job Order #: EH-6800

Location: Northern California

Salary Range: $0.00 - 75,000.00

Commission / Bonus: ?

Benefits: Full Benefits Package

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Strong leadership experience working with a diverse field team
- Strong aptitude and understanding of crop programs and the ability to implement these programs, including irrigation, fertility, pest control, and soil amendments
- Ability to excel working in an entrepreneurial environment
- Proven ability to coordinate the activities of teams in diverse functional areas of a farm
- Strong communication, organizational skills, team-building, and team-working skills
- Must be able to troubleshoot equipment/process problems and propose solutions. Problem-solving skills are essential to this position
- The ability to manage large-scale orchard farm in multiple locations
- Proven ability to effectively communicate and comply with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Ability to effectively represent the company in industry-related events
- Strong administrative Office skills
- Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture related field is preferred
- Master’s degree in Agriculture Business or related field is preferred
- Five to seven years of large-scale crop experience
- Three to five years of budgeting and purchasing
- Necessary to have basic understanding of safety programs

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Farm Division Manager for a large Orchard grower in northern California.  The Division Manager has the all-encompassing responsibility to ensure that all orchards in the division are farmed to meet or exceed company standards in an effective and cost effective manner.

Duties Include:
- Responsible for overseeing the daily operations for all farming operations including hiring of staff, security of facilities, facility maintenance, new construction and installation, pest control and grounds maintenance
- Scheduling daily staffing for production and maintenance of facilities
- Responsible for all cultural practices including irrigation, fertilizing, spraying, harvesting, insect monitoring, pruning, frost protection on all crops grown in division
- Responsible for maximum productivity of all employees and management staff under your supervision
- Responsible for continuous process improvement and increasing efficiency
- Responsible for budgeting and its implementation
- Expand cross-training and delegation of duties to maintain highly motivated management staff
- Motivating management staff for long-term growth and retention within the company
- Responsible for enforcing the company's Employee Safety Program in departments under your supervision and updating where needed
- Attend meetings as necessary to perform and implement responsibilities effectively, including monthly budget meetings, monthly safety meetings, and production meetings
- Maintain a team environment and work with other managers to support when needed and to optimize the value of farming staff for the betterment of the overall business
- Complete annual performance review of staff including goal establishment and monitoring of their progress to establish accountability
- Obtain and maintain licenses needed to oversee farming operations (PCA & QAL)
- Responsible for the timing of duties so maximum results are achieved and costs minimized


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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