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Posted: 09 May, 2017

Closes: 31 May, 2017

Operations Manager

  • Exciting new role
  • Fast paced, high performing culture
  • Market Leader

 Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) is Australia’s largest and market leading grain breeding company that aims to deliver increased prosperity to growers through improved crop varieties.

 AGT is a great place to grow your career. Talented employees are the key to our success. We recognise and reward performance and provide training and growth opportunities for high performing individuals. Our culture and grower benefit focus makes AGT a desirable employer in the agricultural industry.

 About the role

 Due to growth in the business we are now offering a great opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager that can utilise their skills to help expand our footprint and genetic offerings to the Australian farmer. 

 You will be working as a part of a highly motivated team conducting agricultural research in the field.  This role is focused around trial plot work associated with an intensive breeding program, including management of:

  •          trial site selection
  •          managing breeding & disease nurseries
  •          machinery maintenance
  •          staff management

 Essential Criteria is a minimum 3 years field experience, leadership skills, and agronomic knowledge, time management, computer and farm skills.

Desirable skills for this role will include the use of trial machinery, spray programs and application, fabrication and machinery repairs, licences for forklift and heavy vehicles.

 We require resourceful, hardworking applicants, who have attention to detail and capable of running a small team and planning activities in advance. This role would suit a range of applicants who are looking for a rewarding role.  This role could suit farmers, agronomists, research trial experts or people with the appropriate skill sets for application to this role.

 This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and growing organisation with specialists in the field crop industry.  Apply now.

 

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