CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 101594

Norfolk based male, experienced in a wide range of arable and potato based operations. Some experience with beef cattle and good workshop skills.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable

Other qualifications

I hold Pa1, Pa2a, Pa4, Pa6a, Pa6aw, PaSC (Potato Planters). Forklift certificates all need refreshing but amount to J1, J2, J3, J8, B1, C1, 1A MEWP. Abrasive wheel, brushcutter & woodchipper certificates also held.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters

Livestock experience


Other equipment experience

I have operated most common brands of tractor with most experience of Case, John Deere & New Holland wheeled models and also John Deere RT series machines although I do not hold a license for these. I have used John Deere trailed and Amazone Pantera sprayers, Standen potato harvesters, Standen & Grimme destoners and Grimme & Reekie cup type potato planters. I have operated Claas Dominator and Lexion 400 series combines and also a John Deere W540 machine. Many years of experience with ploughing and cultivation work along with both grain and sugar beet drilling. Baling experience was gained with John Deere 590 round balers and Welger D4000 big balers.

Other livestock experience

Some experience of feeding, bedding down and vaccinating beef cattle but this is not my preferred area to work in.

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I have three allotments currently so spend a lot of my spare time there. I also run a Farming Simulator based Youtube channel that occasionally features parts of my day job on it. I did spend time with my springer spaniel but unfortunately lost him recently so have a hole in my life in that area currently!

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Relevant health problems

Lung condition fully managed by medication - will never run a marathon but can live my life normally just at a slightly slower pace with physically demanding jobs than everyone else.

Farming background

15-05-2023 PRESENT

AREA SALES REPRESENTATIVE, Agricultural Services Company

Carrying out sales and demonstrations of machinery to customers old and new across the areas of central and West Norfolk. A big part of the role is to build sales in an area that the company previously done very well in with the JCB franchise until it was lost in 2017, since that point sales coverage has never been dedicated to this area. Sales support at shows is also a part of this role

01-09-2022 30-04-2023

SALES MANAGER, Engineering Company

I was employed to attempt to build the sales side of the business. The role however diversified more into handling parts enquiries from customers and assisting with the companies move to new premises and the taking on of service and parts back up for Scanstone. Unfortunately due to his personal circumstances and customers owing a lot of money to the company I was made redundant and it wasdecided to cut costs by concentrating more on the engineering side again.

01-10-2020 31-08-2022

SPRAYER SPECIALIST/SALESMAN, Agricultural Services Company

Looking after the Caffini range of products along with selling the full range of agricultural machinery offered. Also responsible for promotional video creation, website upkeep and creation of marketing materials. Assembly of machinery also forms part of my responsibilities

01-09-2014 PRESENT


Delivering training on farms for the full range of NPTC pesticide qualifications. Between 2016 & 2021 also training in general machinery operation including ploughing and forestry equipment. During that period I was also an AITT accredited forklift instructor. Farm machinery operation also carried out between 2014 & 2017 as required including spraying with an Amazone Pantera machine.

01-06-2008 01-05-2014


Carrying out all main machinery operations on a 950 acre arable, potato and beef farm. Responsible for both the potato planting and harvesting teams with myself playing a key role in both as destoner and harvester operator. Workshop repairs were also my responsibility if these could be carried out in house. Case & John Deere tractors were used by the company at this time.

31-08-2006 - 31-05-2008 - SELF EMPLOYED

Self-employed carrying out a wide range of tasks for arable farmers and contractors

25-09-2001 - 31-08-2006


Carrying out approx. 1800 acres of ploughing a year, fertiliser spreading, drilling around 6-700 acres of sugar beet annually, relief grain drilling, rolling, hedge cutting and general arable farm duties. Operating the businesses Claas Lexion 460 combine across three farms totaling 3600 acres. Made redundant due to change of business ownership.

01-02-1999 - 24-09-2001


Working for various farmers, gardeners and also a garden centre carrying out a varied range of tasks.

07-07-1997 - 01-02-1999


Learning on the job whilst carrying out basic farm duties on a 450 acre arable farm including haulage, cultivating and rolling along with land drainage. Made redundant as the farm couldn't sustain a full time employee and made a switch more to direct drilling.


Start: 01/12/2023 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

East Anglia

Type of job


Where would you like to work?

Based in central Norfolk (Dereham) so ideally within a sensible distance of that area.

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