Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29492
Assistant Manager for Farm Based Grain-Processing Plant job - Somerset
Arable, Contractor, Other
South West

Are you passionate about agriculture and skilled in managing operations but dont want the tie of long hours and weekend work? Are you looking to improve your work life balance but still want to play a fundamental role within a fast-paced business? If yes, this opportunity may be for you.

Our Farm, located at North Petherton is seeking a dedicated Assistant Manager to play a pivotal role in our farm based grain-processing plant. With a focus on adding value to our arable operation, our main diversification is the grain-processing plant, which uses our own and imported local grain to provide high-quality UK produced feeds for dairy cows and beef animals, in response to the evolving needs of agriculture.

As an integral part of the team, you'll handle the day-to-day operations of the grain-processing plant, ensuring efficient production, high quality of the manufactured feed and excellent communication with customers and hauliers.


Assisting in the overall management of the grain-processing plant, undertaking quality control/testing of grain and weighbridge recording

Coordinating plant operations to produce the required amount of animal feed using tractor and mixer wagon/roller mill

Ensuring quality of product through to collection by hauliers

Weighing in and out, loading lorries/trailers with correct product and recording details

Monitoring level of raw materials and finished product and communicating with suppliers and customers to ensure timely deliveries/collections

Collaborating with the management team to develop and implement strategies for improvement


A full driving licence and telehandler certificate (or telehandler experience and willingness to complete telehandler certification, with company covering associated costs)

Experience of modern agricultural machinery and a mechanical mind

Strong communication skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

A positive can-do attitude and willingness to use your own initiative when needed


Competitive salary, starting in the region of £14.50 per hour (depending on experience) to be reviewed after 3 months

Full-time or part-time, Monday to Friday only

Potential to work flexibly

Opportunity for career progression

Holiday Pay


Start date stated to be 1/7/24 but there is flexibility in this.

For any queries or an informal chat, please apply.

If you are ready to take on this new challenge, please send us your CV and covering letter outlining your qualifications and how you'd be a great fit for this role.

Job Length



Start: 1/07/2024,
Finish: Not Specified


Hourly rate starting in the region of £14.50 per hour (depending on experience) and reviewed after 3 months


Flexible - To be agreed



Accommodation Price

Not Specified

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Distance from shops and amenities

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Smokers Accepted?


Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

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