Job: Farm Manager-Potato Farm

Title Farm Manager-Potato Farm
Categories Production, Production/Farming
Salary $90-105K
Location Tappen ND or Little Falls MN
Job Information

Job Title: Farm Manager

Salary: $90,000-$105,000

 

Our company is a leading producer of frozen food products for the retail and foodservice markets throughout the United States.  We have three farming operations located in Tappen, ND, Little Falls, MN and Perham, MN.

 

We are seeking results-driven, self-starters for all our locations, who look for opportunities for improvement, and have the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

 

Reporting to the Director of Farming Operations, the Farm Manager will oversee the successful production of potatoes for French Fry Processing. This includes directing all daily operations, from: Planting, Growing, Harvesting and Storing. The Farm Managers expertise will be utilized in order to attain the highest possible yields, quality, and profitability from farm operations. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic, “Can Do” attitude and the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment. A comprehensive extended benefit plan package is offered to all full-time employees.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education Required: Post-secondary education in Agriculture and/or Business
  • Years of Experience Required:
  • 4+ years farm management experience
  • Experience preparing and managing budgets
  • People management experience
  • Experience growing potatoes
  • Experience with development of the following:
  • Centre Pivot Irrigation
  • Land Clearing and conversion
  • Sustainable fertility management
  • Full understanding of disease, fungi and insect management required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, with a strong focus on program improvement
  • Negotiation and business skills including the ability deal with landowners
  • Willingness to work flexible hours is required
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and interpret historical data to ensure practical and timely operational decisions are made
  • Produce the highest quality raw product for long term storage
  • Identify/implement crop management practices to enhance quality of production and evaluate current and new production practices
  • Scale all operations of the business to ensure the proper utilization of capital/human resources
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to determine raw requirements to meet business demands
  • Management of financial budgets, cost statements and profitability
  • Cultivate positive relationships with our suppliers and customers in the farming Community

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to sedonaag@careerpros.com

Sedona AG Services is an equal opportunity employer.

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