This innovative, family-owned enterprise located approximately 60km from Esperance WA, extends over 7,500ha and specialises in intensive controlled traffic cropping. The business utilises the latest in variable rate technology to produce optimum yields of the highest quality wheat and canola.
The Precision Cropping Manager will be responsible for leading the team in the overall management of the farm and annual cropping program. Key aspects of this role will be coordinating all on-farm activities to optimise sustainable production and building the skills of the team.
Manage all seasonal cropping activities to deliver optimum returns
Plan and implement best practice processes for cropping program
Drive financial performance and manage farm budgets
Develop the operations team to develop on-farm initiatives
Foster a strong Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) culture
Work closely with operational team, advisors and consultants
Skills and Experience
Extensive farm management experience in broadacre, dry land cropping
Analytical skills to develop and manage budgets, business plans and reports
Experience in machinery operation to optimise efficiency
Computer literacy in farm management software and Excel
Experience with precision agriculture technology
Knowledge of grain markets and quality specifications
Post-secondary qualifications in agriculture or business management
Unrestricted drivers license is essential, an MC license is highly desirable
Chemical users accreditation
Current first aid certificate or willingness to complete
An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
The Lucas Group
The Lucas Group is dedicated to providing the agricultural industries with HR consultancy, executive search and recruitment services. As Australias premier agribusiness recruitment agency, we search regionally, nationally and globally to identify highly skilled candidates who possess passion and aptitude for the agribusiness industries.