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Category: Dairy
Location: Canterbury

Rural recruitment & people performance

Technical Support Officer - Canterbury

Reference: 8HR1066


Southern Pastures operate nine well resourced, high producing dairy farms in the
Ashburton region producing circa 4 million milk solids. Our mission is to produce
the finest quality milk using sustainable farming methods by adopting innovation,
integrity, social responsibility and highest ethical standards.

We are seeking a motivated and passionate individual to join our small team, just
out of Rakaia, as the Technical Support Officer.

This role is likely to suit someone with a production, technical or professional back
ground in dairying who likes ‘working the figures’ and enjoys following processes
from on-farm performance to monitoring and getting results. Role responsibilities
include but are not limited to:

• Administration
• Farm performance monitoring
• On-farm support
• Health & Safety
• Asset monitoring and maintenance programme
• Research Projects

This is an exciting and challenging role, and the ideal candidate will have:

• Strong organisational and time management skills
• Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (namely Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)
• Database management experience, with high attention to detail and
completeness of work
• Confidence in report writing, communicating effectively whether written or
graphical, with excellent English grammar skills
• A professional composure with strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Self-driven and forward thinking
• Previous experience in Health & Safety planning and monitoring is desirable

In addition to this, exposure to and an understanding of dairy farm
systems is preferred. If you’re a self-starter and think this role
sounds like you log onto to find out more and to
apply. Ref#8HR1066

Applications close 21 September 2018. | ph: 07-870-4901

Date Posted: 2018-09-11


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