Agri Technical Manager (West Cork Coop)

Our client a West Cork Coop are recruiting an Agri Technical Manager to work with existing suppliers and new entrants to milk production. The successful candidate will provide technical advice to milk suppliers and Coop customers who also include beef producers and cereal growers.

Key Responsibilities are as follows:

  • To support suppliers on farm as follows with :
  • Advice on TMR rations and animal nutrition
  • Grassland management and forage conservation
  • Herd health and breeding
  • Improving milk quality and solids
  • Farm expansion and financial planning
  • Linking with industry stakeholders e.g. Teagasc, AHI & ICBF etc
  • Encourage and support participation in the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme
  • To respond to milk quality and/or milk restriction requirements.
  • To assist with general farm queries and Coop marketing activities.
  • Essential & Desirable skills
  • A good knowledge of animal nutrition
  • Farm advisory experience plus good  communication skills (verbal & written)
  • An excellent knowledge of milk production practices
  • Knowledge of various stakeholder programmes e.g. Teagasc, AHI & ICBF
  • Knowledge of regulatory milk testing requirements
  • Experience of using social media and updating website content

Qualifications Required

  • Relevant Ag or third level degree & IT proficiency

The attractive remuneration package includes a competitive salary, company car and other benefits one would expect from an excellent employer.

Please feel free to contact us for further information.

If you meet most or all of these criteria send your CV and all relevant details in confidence  ASAP  to Liam De Paor,  de Paor Consultancy, Loreto Road, Carrickane, Cavan  H12 F659.

Tel +353.49.4361158   Mobile + 353.86.2557643 E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.