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Denmandale Dairy - Dairy Plant Manager Position

 In 2019, the Denmandale family farm started talking about adding a milk processing plant to the farm. Then, in early 2020,the shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic made them realize the needs that existed in the local community.  In just under a year the customer base has grown to include seventeen stores and they are currently producing six different products. They have grown to the point where they are looking to add an additional member to the team to help fill the growing workload.

Duties: The plant manager at the dairy is responsible for the following:

  • Connecting with current customers through product deliveries and taking orders
  • Growing the customer base by facilitating new customer meetings 
  • Manage advertising and social media campaigns
  • Assist in daily plant operations as needed
  • Some minor robotic herd management duties

Qualifications: The ideal candidate has the following skills and experiences:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advertising campaign management experience - specifically social media
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently

Position Details & Expectations:

  • Salary range: $30,000-$50,000 + commission based on product sales
  • Other fringe benefits to be discussed individually based on candidate needs but will include retirement plan options and two weeks paid vacation
  • Estimated to be 45-50 hours/week, Monday-Friday
  • Full on the job training provided for all duties assigned

Contact: Dan Denman