Senior Dairy Production Operator, Harvey, WA (REF 152255)
Senior Dairy Production Operator, Harvey, WA (REF 152255)

Senior Dairy Production Operator, Harvey, WA (REF 152255)



Position Title: Senior Dairy Production Operator, Harvey, WA (REF 152255)

Location: , Harvey

State: WA

Numbers Req'd: -

Listed Date: 24-May-2018

Expiry Date: 31-Jul-2018


Our client based in the South West of WA (under 2 hours from Perth) are seeking an enthusiast and committed permanent Senior Production Operator to join their modern & progressive dairy operation with an immediate start. This role would suit someone with a minimum of two years dairy experience with views to career progression. The family run farm is located under 2 hours from Perth near the beautiful towns of Brunswick Junction and Harvey. The owners consider themselves to be enthusiastic & innovative and have a 550 acre property milking 380 Fresian Holstein cows plus progeny. The typical hours of work will be 3:30am – 7:30 am and 1:30pm-5:30pm daily, on an 11 day fortnight, but this is negotiable for the right candidate. Roles and responsibilities: • Oversee and assist with milking operations (am/pm); • Monitor and manage animal health and wellbeing; • Manage and assist other members of staff; • Problem solve and troubleshoot; • Report any problems/issues directly to the farm owner; • Operate and maintain dairy plant and equipment; • Assist with other farm duties including feeding, mating and calving. • Work within and understand the basics of herd management software (Delaval Alpro) to manage cow health and production data, upcoming matings/ dry offs/ calvings etc. • Plan herd paddock rotations and discuss grain rations/ feed requirements in relation to production/ stage of lactation To be successful you will: • Ideally have a minimum of 2 years milking experience; • Have a sound knowledge of animal health and welfare; • Be competent in low stress stock handling; • Be able to administer drugs; • Ideally be familiar with herd management computer software and be computer literate; • Ideally possess relevant qualifications (highly desirable); • Possess good communication skills; • Possess and valid driver’s licence (truck licence desirable); • Have your own vehicle; • Be prepared to work alternate weekends; • Ideally be a non-smoker. What’s on offer: • Excellent remuneration package plus benefits; • Potential for career progression; • No accommodation on farm so would suit someone who lives locally or happy to rent in the surrounding area- owners are happy to assist with rent To apply for this position go to



Address: PO Box 84 , VASSE

State: Western Australia

Postcode: 6280

Phone: 08 9477 6600




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