Brownrigg Agriculture Group Ltd

Brownrigg Agriculture is one of the largest farming agribusinesses in New Zealand.  We produce a range of natural farm produce of excellent provenance.

Our business is based in the highly productive region of Hawke’s Bay. 

In its chosen niche markets of export squash and onions, maize and prime lamb and Wagyu cattle, Brownrigg Agriculture is a leading producer in world terms.

Sep 20, 2019
Looking for the next step up in your career? Do you have an interest in finishing systems? If so we have a Livestock Manager role available for you! The farm is one of 8 properties based in the Hawkes Bay located in the Poukawa area 15 minutes south of Hastings. It is 480ha covering flat to easy hill country. Our livestock business is centred around winter lamb finishing, a Wagyu breeding herd with progeny grown out for our grain finished feedlot programme and a 2-year bull beef policy. The business also grows a range of cash crops such as squash, maize, onions and barley. LIVESTOCK MANAGER ROLE * Reports to and works closely with the Livestock Operations Manager to develop farm operations for high productivity and best use of resources * Responsible for implementing plans and organising daily operations on farm, pasture management and feed budgeting * Staff management - mentoring and developing good shepherding practices and leading by example * Livestock management - monitoring animal health, planning all stock movements, maintaining accurate tallies * A strong team of working dogs (min 3) This is a hands-on role requiring experienced stockmanship, strong communication skills with a positive, practical approach. We offer the opportunity to work in a progressive business with exposure to modern technology and infrastructure. You will be a key part of the team and enjoy support from both specialists and the wider business. Learn more about our business at www.brownrigg.co.nz A full Position Description is available - email your interest to jobs@brownrigg.co.nz To discuss further in confidence phone Hayden Ashby on 0272 931 682
Brownrigg Agriculture Group Ltd Hastings, Hawkes Bay Full time