LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
The Operations Manager shall support the Estate Manager and shall be responsible for the operations at the estate in the Premises in accordance with a plan set out by the Estate Manager. This will be a Live-In position.
Your duties shall include:
Managing contractors, liaising with suppliers.
Performing ad-hoc duties requested by the Estate Manager including the ones in relation to the livestock.
Maintain and update all requirements and documents associated with Farm Assurance on a weekly basis and expand Farm Assurance to other areas of farm eligible for assurance.
Recruiting the staff requested by the Estate Manager, performing HR compliance and handling staff issues on behalf of the Company other Group Companies when required.
Creating business plans and preparing formal reports required by the Rural Payment Agency.
Developing and maintaining a system of proper filing and keeping of documents.
Performing Health and Safety compliance including H&S and Fire Risk assessments and management.
Ensuring compliance of animal farm and cheese production with government, industry standards, including health, hygiene and sanitation standards. Ensuring that regular weekly testing of produce meets FSA and EHO requirements.
Liaising with local authorities and other government bodies such as the Rural Payment Agency, animal registration and welfare, obtaining necessary licences and permits.
Attending to cheese making and diary plant specifically:
Ensuring that Standard Operating Procedures for all products are set up and documented.
Ensuring that Food Safety Plan is set up and documented.
Controlling compliance issues related to Standards and Procedures set up at the estate.
Performing marketing and promotion of products of the estate, including social and online marketing
Liaising with new and existing customers providing ongoing product updates, support and co-ordination
Organising and overseeing all delivery and customer schedules on a daily basis
Organise and oversee all customer inquiry and complaints as needed
Duties of the Employee can include any other additional duties required by the Company.
Previous sales experience in an agricultural environment.
Strong interest in the farm produce industry
Commercial acumen and business growth experience and success
a knowledge of food production and an awareness of customer demand, food standards and sustainability