Farm Lead – Eastern Canada

Farm Lead – Eastern Canada

The Company:

My client is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world. They have two state-of-the-art potato processing plants an appetiser plant.

The Role:

This potato farm in Eastern Canada is now seeking a Farm Lead. The primary function of a Farm Lead is to manage and direct operational aspects from seed procurement, to planting, through harvest. Reporting to the Farm Manager, a Farm Lead will be a results-driven, self-starter who is constantly looking to improve existing operations. This individual must be reliable, positive, and have the ability to adapt in a fast paced, dynamic work environment. 

Role Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities for this role are:

  • Planning, preparing, coordinating and aligning equipment maintenance with operations.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical problems as they arise.
  • Minimise equipment and machinery downtime through effective operation and maintenance.
  • Oversee and manage special field projects.
  • Train crew on Equipment Best Practices and associated Safety Practices.
  • Equipment operation: tillage, planting, spraying, harvesting, etcetera (as required).
The Candidate:
  • Demonstrated history of operational and mechanical ability through education and/or experience.
  • Background and passion for agriculture either through education and/or experience.
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of equipment electrical and hydraulics.
  • Ability to operate agricultural equipment which includes GPS systems.
  • Capable of performing physical labour on a modern farming operation (lift 55lbs frequently).
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.
  • Understand and willing to work extended hours due to seasonal nature of the business.

Please send your CV to if you are interested and you will be contacted if you are a suitable match. For more information please call 07809 737 474.

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