Job - Farm Unit Manager

Job Title: Farm Unit Manager

Job Order #: EH-9601

Location: South-Central Idaho

Salary Range: $ - $110000

Commission / Bonus: TBD

Benefits: 401k w/ 3% employer match

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Solid Production Management Experience Required
- Oversee production employees
- Directs and coordinates work activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, record keeping, etc.
- Soil analysis to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production
- Inspection of equipment to ensure proper functioning
- Inspects fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage
- Assist in the purchases of machinery, equipment, and supplies
- Hiring authority, transfer, and promote workers
- Enforce safety regulations and interpret policies
- Make decisions, solve problems, analyze information, evaluate results
- Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
- Monitoring and controlling resources and management of material resources

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for an experienced Production Farm Manager for this large progressive crop operation in South-Central Idaho.

Duties for this qualified Unit Farm Manager:
- Assist in development of annual field, crop, and unit input budgets.
- Manage crop production in your unit for best possible yield and quality. This may include the following crops: alfalfa, beans, beets, potatoes and corn.
- Manage, maintain, and improve the lands farmed for the greatest possible productivity and sustainable husbandry.
- Manage and work with the Irrigation Foreman to assure that the irrigators and irrigation systems are providing timely and even applications of water to the crops.
- Help formulate pre-season plans to for all activities and applications for each separate field.
- Continually evaluate yield, quality and production costs for efficiencies and improvements that will maximize crop revenues.
- Assist in recruiting talented personnel to accomplish company and unit goals.
- Supervise and be accountable for the planting of each crop in each field. If crops do not start right, they cannot end right.
- Continuously, in conjunction with agronomist, scout crops for water requirements, fertility, pests, and weeds and take appropriate action to meet yield and quality goals.
- Record all crop inputs and applications.
- Work closely with landowners to inform them of anything that will affect them.
- Coordinate with the Director of Field Operations for all actions involving farm equipment. This includes use of controlling calendars for all field operations.
- Attend and participate in all assigned management and other meetings.
- Speak up when something does not seem to be right or is not in alignment with stated company objectives and goals.
- Must not be shy of computers and technology. These will be used extensively.
- Other projects and duties, as assigned.


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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