Assistant Dairy Herd Manager

Location The Scottish Borders
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Pet, Vet & Animal Health
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 basic salary + plus 4 bedroom house and garden
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 16457 SA
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Assistant Dairy Herdsmanager

Location of the Job:

Scottish Borders.

Salary & Benefits Package:

  • Paying a highly competitive rate of pay depending on experience.

  • Accommodation - spacious four bedroom detached house with own private garden.

  • Use of a company vehicle.

  • Flexible annual leave.

Additional Information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • Working every second weekend as required.

About The Company:

An Assistant Dairy Herd Manager is now required to assist the Herd Manager in milking and caring of 1,200 dairy cows using a 60-point GEA rotary parlour. Managing a team of Milkers.

Key Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for:

  • Supervising milking team in herd manager absence.

  • Foot trimming.

  • AI - Artificial Insemination.

  • Looking after the youngstock.

  • Following protocols.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be…

  • Dairy farm work experience.

  • AI experience.

  • Foot trimming experience.

  • Milking experience.

  • In a position to relocate and live at the farm.

  • Efficient in overseeing, managing and supervising other members of staff alongside the Herd Manager and in their absence.

  • Able to work well as part of a team.

  • Trustworthy to undertake tasks efficiently on their own and a part of the team leadership.

  • Very good at communication between different staff members and management.

How to apply: Please click on the apply now button.

Industry: Dairy farm jobs, dairy farmer jobs, dairy farming jobs, assist herdsmanager jobs, assistant herd manager jobs, assistant herdmanager jobs.

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