Trainee Farm Managers (Monaghan) - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Monaghan
  • Permanent
  • 20th March 2024
  • €28,000
  • Ref ID: #40560

Job Description

  • Location: Monaghan, Monaghan
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #40560
  • Salary: €28,000

Join Our Team in Monaghan as a Trainee Farm Manager – Junior Grower!

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career in agriculture?
Do you have a passion for farming and a drive to learn and grow? If so, our client, based in Monaghan, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join their team as Trainee Farm Managers – Junior Growers.

Role: Trainee Farm Manager – Junior Grower

Reports to: Farm Manager

Main Duties:

  • Manage and roster a large, international workforce including supervisors, collectors, compost filling team, and harvesting staff.
  • Oversee and participate in farm operations such as filling and emptying tunnels, pesticide application, and general site cleaning.
  • Ensure productivity, crop yield, and efficiency targets are met according to company Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Forecast production on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Conduct daily farm walks, quality spot-checks, and report quality issues to the production team.
  • Maintain farm records in compliance with food safety standards.
  • Utilize computer systems including Fancom (climate control for growing) and iGrow (production app).

Other Tasks:

  • Enforce company rules regarding food safety, hygiene, health and safety, and disease control among staff.
  • Ensure smooth site logistics and adherence to strict timelines.
  • Liaise with all departments of the company as necessary (Operations, Technical, Packhouse, Finance, HR, NPD etc.).

Successful Candidates Will Be:

  • Local to Monaghan, Cavan farms.
  • Flexible regarding working hours and days.
  • Flexible regarding work duties, encompassing managerial, operational, and physical tasks.
  • Eager to learn and develop within the company.
  • From an agri-business/farm background or education.

If you're ready to kickstart your career in farming and be part of a supportive team in Armagh, apply today 

If you would like to hear more regarding this position, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Leanne Thornton or call Leanne on 041 9865058.If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered for this or other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided. Please submit your updated CV in Word Format If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456