Farm Supervisor

at Santander Agricultural Services
Location 11 Crescent Dr, Birnam, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Farming & Outdoors
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

Farm Supervisor

Duties And Responsibilities

major accountabilities

The farm supervisor will be expected to do the following:

  • Supervision of the horticultural team and ensuring SHE standards are adhered to
  • Developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the team on the farm
  • Provision of accurate standard inputs to the finance team for costing
  • Developing a clear irrigation program to maximize yields
  • Creating requisitions for inputs in time
  • Participates in developing business plans for the farm
  • Ensuring that quality standards are adhered to minimize shrinkage and wastage
  • Carrying out duties as directed by the leadership

Qualifications And Experience

qualifications and experience

  • A Diploma in Agronomy/Agriculture with a major in horticulture or animal production
  • Two years hands on experience on overall farm operations both animal and crop production
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Mechanical knowledge of agriculture equipment

Skills

Good verbal and written communication skills
Mechanical knowledge of agriculture equipment

Educational Requirements

A Diploma in Agronomy/Agriculture with a major in horticulture or animal production

Responsibilities

Supervision of the horticultural team and ensuring SHE standards are adhered to
Developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the team on the farm
Provision of accurate standard inputs to the finance team for costing
Developing a clear irrigation program to maximize yields
Creating requisitions for inputs in time
Participates in developing business plans for the farm
Ensuring that quality standards are adhered to minimize shrinkage and wastage
Carrying out duties as directed by the leadership

Experience Requirements

Two years hands on experience on overall farm operations both animal and crop production

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