Job - Farm Manager

Job Title: Farm Manager

Job Order #: EH-9128

Location: Northeast Colorado

Salary Range: $ - $85000

Commission / Bonus: $20,000.00+

Benefits: Health Insurance + Profit Bonus + Retirement

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Proven "hands on" management experience in commercial crop production, preferably turf production
- Won't need Turf production experience, but need to have a good agronomic background with desire to learn turf industry
- Need a professional farm manager that not only knows crop production, but who has good business sense
- Prefer 3 years in a leadership position overseeing crew
- BS degree in agriculture or similar major with emphasis in the science of plants, soils, water & entomology and resources economics is a plus, not required
- High degree of honesty and integrity
- Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, written and verbally, ranging from field laborers to senior managers
- Able to talk in a professional manner to their vendors they work closely with.
- Solid computer skills a plus, especially spreadsheets and ability to use large amounts of data effectively in decision making
- Ability to focus on details, work under pressure, multitask & complete projects on time, operate within budget according to plans and specifications
- Highly organized
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Represent the company in a friendly, professional manner with any and all external contacts, reflecting a customer service mentality
- Respect confidentiality of the company at all times
- Schedule, prioritize, and organize work effectively to meet or exceed deadlines
- Be teachable and coachable, with a positive attitude; work cooperatively in a team environment, and accept criticism without defensiveness
- Employee must exhibit flexibility in performing assigned and other tasks that arise

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-Placement is searching for a Farm Operations Manager for this Colorado farm. Person not only needs good crop production experience, but need to be good operating and maintaining equipment. Need someone who knows how to manage 10+ employees and provide communication back to owner. Ideal person have two years of experience managing a turf farm, but will need to have"hands on" management experience in commercial crop production operations. Need someone who knows production operations, management, and material planning; finished product production; quality assurance; inventory control; monitor efficient use of materials/inputs; shipping, continuous improvement; Ensuring customer satisfaction and optimum quality. Developing and meeting safety, cost of sales, quality, environmental, and finished product output. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.Being from an agricultural family is a plus. Basic understanding of the grasses needed and desire to learn more. Willing to do weekend work when necessary. Self-motivated and able to work independently without direct supervision. Good problem-solving skills and the know-how to find solutions when the need arises. Handle multiple demands. Flexible and able to adapt to last minute changes. Income depends on experience and person who's in this capacity, or recently in this capacity could potentially start at higher income than listed. Owner wants to find quality individual who can take on more and more management responsibilities, so he can take extended time away when desired. Excellent Career Opportunity!!!



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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