The Role

See below a description of the vacancy and the responsibilities, along with the skills required for this role.

Assistant Farm Manager

Bowral NSW - Poultry Farm

Bowral, Australia

Reference: 5650136

About us

Aviagen is the world's leading poultry breeding company. Aviagen Australia is an important part of this global customer focused organisation which has been built on generations of knowledge, expertise and passion.

The role

Aviagen is currently seeking applications for the position of Assistant Farm Manager. This role will assist the Farm Manager in all aspects of day to day farm management. People with good Rearing and Production farming skills, effective leadership abilities and a thorough understanding of Poultry Breeder Farm operations are encouraged to apply.

A key aspect of the role is to assist the Manager to drive continuous improvement in rearing and production processes, ensuring that biological performance of the breeding stock is maximised by following best practices in poultry management, bird welfare and bio-security procedures.

The Assistant Farm Manager position is salaried and based on a 40 hour week, which may include some weekend work. Additional hours will likely be required from time to time to meet the operational needs of the business, and this includes participating in a shared alarm roster

Who are we looking for?

This is hands on role that will be involved in all aspects of farm performance and staff management. Successful candidates will have a proactive, enthusiastic, structured and professional attitude to work and possess ambition and a desire to grow their technical and leadership development within a world-class Breeder operation.

Applicants are required to possess well rounded people skills and have a genuine interest in coaching and mentoring staff to get the best out of them. The desire to develop an enjoyable and productive work culture is just as important as attaining flock performance results.

A favourable remuneration package including a company house is provided as part of the employment package.

Applications Close: 30 Sep 2021