Job - Assistant Farm Manager

Job Title: Assistant Farm Manager

Job Order #: EH-9703

Location: Iowa

Salary Range: $ - $87750

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Health Insurance + Paid Holidays + Paid Vacation + Retirement + Sick Leave

QUALIFICATIONS:

- 5 years of row crop production experience
- Supervisory experience
- Position will require a hands-on working assistant manager
- Will need CDL for mainly local grain hauls
- Solid production management experience required
- Help direct planting, chemical/fertilizer application, harvesting, record keeping, etc.
- Inspection of equipment to ensure proper function
- Inspect fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage
- Enforce safety regulations and interpret policies
- Make decisions, solve problems, analyze information, and evaluate results
- Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
- Monitoring and controlling resources and management of material resources
- Appraise crop rotation, herbicide, pesticide, and fertilizer
- Ensure all documentation is securely entered into the appropriate management information and electronic file systems
- Partner with internal and external resources to ensure that all services and projects are timely delivered and completed effectively
- Prioritize and delegate projects and oversee ongoing progress
- Report all farm related revenue and expenses and work closely with the owners and office staff
- Strong communications, team building, integrity, work ethic, multi task, and ability to think outside the box

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Working Assistant Farm Manager who will be very much hands-on in crop production and to help oversee day-to-day operations for this east-central Iowa producer. Really prefer 5+ years row crop production and who will help be responsible for personnel and equipment.

Farming:
- Train, and supervise workers engaged in farming activities such as: planting, cultivating, harvesting, and storing of crops (team of 3-4).
- Farming equipment: be knowledgeable of its function, its abilities, and constraints, continually inspect its condition, perform daily maintenance on its components, perform regular cleaning inside and outside of the equipment, prepare it for its intended use, communicate and coordinate on preventive fluid maintenance and other mechanical repairs needed, effectively and safely operate, thoughtfully and proactively clean and store, and otherwise protect and be productive with equipment.
- Perform select equipment maintenance and repairs as time and resources permit
- Analyze soil to determine types and quantities of fertilizer and other soil amendments required for maximum crop production (in conjunction with consultant).
- Harvest and store crops. Help with grain dryer operation and maintenance. General grain facility maintenance with legs, conveyors and grain bins. Being able to climb 100 feet plus to work on grain legs and conveyors would be a plus.
- Coordinate with Farm Team on specific farming activities.
- Perform Weekly Safety Meetings with workers.

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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