Production/Farming

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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Title Farm Supervisor-Potato Farm
Categories Production, Production/Farming
Salary $50-60,000
Job Information

Job Title: Farm Supervisor

Salary:$50-$60,000

 

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 Farm Manager, the full-time Farm Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the farm department and crew. 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.

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Agriculture or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with horticultural crops and practical irrigation considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and demonstrated multi-tasking skills.
  • Willing to work extended and flexible hours.
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Mechanical aptitude would be considered an asset.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day operations of the crew and farm department.
  • Monitor and manage outside potato storage facilities, ensuring top quality raw product.
  • Assist the Farm Manager in the development of the annual operating budget and determining the appropriate capital investments/expenditures.
  • Make recommendations to the Farm Manager on continuous improvement efforts to the operations based on agricultural and industry best practices.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

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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