Job - Farm General Manager

Job Title: Farm General Manager

Job Order #: EH-8542

Location: East-Central Maryland

Salary Range: $0 - $90000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Full Benefits Package

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Willing and able to perform a wide variety of hands-on tasks when needed
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships both internally and externally
- Strong problem-solving skills and creative thinking
- Team player with a positive attitude and ability to hit the ground running
- Strong written & verbal communication skills
- Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, etc.
- Must be authorized to work in the United States
- Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science or equivalent is preferred

- 3-5 years related experience in production AND Minimum of 1 year people management experience OR a combination

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Farm General Manager for this almost century old producer. The General Manager is responsible for planning and training the team to perform the daily activities of the nursery including: the welfare of the plants, application of water, fertilizer and insecticide, pruning, spacing, shipping and inventory management within the farm budget. The General Farm Manager directly manages the team of farm employees and ensures they are working effectively and efficiently. This position will coordinate employees into efficient teams to produce high quality plants in the most productive manner.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Builds, leads, and trains successful team members to carry out assigned tasks. Ensures plants are being cared for daily, including water, fertilizer and insecticide. Complies with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Assists in controlling costs associated with maintenance, supplies, and labor. Sets long and short term targets in conjunction with corporate goals. Coordinates and oversees completion of special projects. Makes recommendations for operational improvements. Oversees safety training meetings and ensures employees are working safely. Oversees maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds and equipment. Responsible for all crop production on the farm including fruits trees, shrubs and perennials (approximately 1.5 million units). Plans planting schedules, varieties, and quantities. Oversees pest I.D., control, applications, and records. Oversees maintenance of proper inventory counts, proper spacing of plants and efficient shipping. Responsible for quality control for all production. Coordinates purchases of supplies necessary for production. Ensures adherence to company policies and guidelines for all production employees. Develops and maintain weekly production staff member schedule. As a direct representative of the business, must always exhibit respect for all coworkers, supervisors, and customers. Assists with other duties as necessary.

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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