Precision Cropping Manager

Large-scale precision cropping enterprise, Leadership opportunity, Esperance region, WA.


-  Large-scale precision cropping enterprise

-  Leadership opportunity

-  Esperance region, WA


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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.


22/06/2020 $0 Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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