CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 76844
New Zealand Crop Manager/Agronomist looking for work around Edinburgh. I have operational management experience, crop husbandry experience, people management experience, machinery experience.
Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Other

Other qualifications

Diploma in Agriculture and Diploma in Farm Management

Driving Licence

International

Equipment experience

Tractor, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Lambing

Other equipment experience

8+ years experience in fresh produce, operating a range of machinery for row cropping - planting, groundwork, harvesting. I have Operated John Deere, and Case mainly.

Other livestock experience

Some cattle and sheep experience. Crutching, drenching, dipping, weighing lambs. Weighing cattle

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

29

Marital status

I live with my partner in Edinburgh

Nationality

New Zealand

Where are you currently living?

Edinburgh

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?<

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Spending time with my partner and friends, traveling

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6&#39;2, 70kg

Relevant health problems

None

Farming background

I have 8+ years experience working with fresh produce. My most recent role was Crop Manager/Agronomist and Irrigation Manager for a large fresh produce company cropping 2500 hectares annually in New Zealand. I was crop manager for the fresh sweet cron, growing 350-400ha annually. I have Managed harvest crews and operational teams totaling approx 60 people. I am mechanically minded and can perform under pressure achieving targets, quality of produce, crew efficiencies and health and safety. I have had 3 years managing the irrigation of all field crops in my previous role which included broccoli, lettuce, salad leaf, squash, corn.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 05/11/2019 Finish: 31/01/2020

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

close to Edinburgh

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