Cropping Manager

Cropping Manager 

Wallumbilla, Qld

 

Winnathoola Pastoral Company is a family owned business with an exciting opportunity for a Cropping Manager on its Wallumbilla properties. 

 

The properties are located 25km South of Wallumbilla and approximately 65km from Roma. Winnathoola Pastoral Company involves a progressive dryland broadacre zero till farming operation as well as a Wagyu cattle breeding and backgrounding operation. The business places great emphasis on high performing and productive grain and fodder crops. 

 

The position requires vast experience in all aspects of zero till broadacre cropping and the operation and maintenance of modern machinery including self-propelled sprayers, headers, tractors, camera sprayers, trucks and all other subsequent machinery involved in the operation of zero till farming.

 

The Cropping Manager will be responsible for:

  • Organising and ensuring successful completion of all operational aspects of the farming business
  • Staff management, leadership and overseeing tasks set for staff 
  • Operating all machinery where necessary
  • Machinery services and workshop maintenance 
  • Troubleshooting machinery breakdowns as they arise and rectifying the problem
  • Ensuring all necessary preventative maintenance is carried out and all tasks are performed in a timely manner
  • Monitoring and treating grain in storages
  • Maintaining chemical and grain storage inventory records
  • Maintaining service and maintenance records
  • Maintaining records of all farming operations
  • Regular reporting of operational activities and records to the Farm Manager

 

This position is predominately hands on and suited to an honest, self-motivated individual who takes pride and satisfaction in achieving great results.

 

The comfortable 4-bedroom home is within close distance to the school bus. An attractive remuneration will be offered commensurate with experience and ability. 

16/11/2020 $0 Mt Isa & Western QLD 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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