CV reference number: 37234
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I am 40 years old, very passionate about farming. I enjoy the challenge that a mixed farm offers and using my knowledge, skills and initiative to plan ahead and to solve any challenges that may arise. I I have extensive workshop skills, driven a vast amount of machinery whilst working for a contractor and on mixed farms.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA, Btec
Other qualifications

GCSE's obtained in English, maths, science, design & technology,IT and sports. I hold PA1/2/4,First aid, Forklift ticket, Abrasive wheel, Chainsaw maintenance and crosscutting,360digger below 10 tonne, category H.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Equipment driven includes wheeled tractors up to 550hp, challengers, loaders/loading shovels, Small combine with 15 foot header, 5 straw walker, up to New Holland rotary with 30ft header. Self propelled sprayers - 24 and 36 meters with GPS. Fertiliser spreaders with GPS, Vaderstad drills and combinations drills. Maize drill. Three furrow fully mounted plough up to eight furrow semi mounted plough. Keenan and Kuhn feeder wagons and spearhead hedge cutters. MF 190 baler, Kuhn triple mowers.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

I have worked on various mixed farms and was promoted to Farm manager on a Dairy farm. I have experience of Calf rearing and with all aspects of rearing and managing Beef cattle .

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age40
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6ft (ish)

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

Previously a member of YFC. I am 40 years old, I have been married for 14 years and have two children. I am very motivated and driven. I am currently acting foreman which I thoroughly enjoy, however due to the farm being in a joint venture for the arable aspect I am not guaranteed the arable work that i wish to be doing and am spending a lot of time working on the other farms instead of the farm I am employed to help manage. I am looking for a role which will offer responsibility and prospects of career progression and allow me to add ideas and input into the daily running  of the farm and it’s future progression. I am forward thinking and I believe attention to detail is key.

Marital status

I am married to a Podiatrist and we have 2 children (12 and 8 years old)

Where are you currently living?northamptonshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Previous experience includes 6 years with a agricultural contractor, Head tractor driver/stockman - promoted to farm manager on dairy/arable farm, tractor driver/stockman beef/sheep/arable farm, calf rearing experience,combining, drilling,spraying, fertilising, silaging, muck spreading, PA1,2,4. general farm work. Please feel free to ring me if you require any more information.

Hobbies

I enjoy mountain biking, time with family and country walks.

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AvailabilityStart: 04/10/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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