Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29759
Lead Farm Operator job - North Yorkshire
Arable, Pig, Contractor
North East

Due to a change in personal circumstances, an opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic lead operator in our small team.

Responsibilities include drilling & crop establishment, crop nutrition, cultivation, combine driving, irrigation and QC of crops in store (grain and potatoes).

We grow 8 different crops including sugar beet and potatoes and virtually all operations are in house, so there is plenty of variety! We also do some contract work and keep b&b pigs in straw yards. Establishment includes direct drilling and some cultivation. We grow cover crops before most spring crops too, and always have a trial of some sort on the go. Ideas and opinions welcomed and encouraged to keep us moving forward.


The candidate:

  • Experience of machinery operation, particularly regarding drilling and GPS desirable

  • Mechanical aptitude important

  • Workshop skills a definite advantage

  • A proactive and practical approach is required

  • A willingness to do a range of jobs, from the mundane to the technical


Training and regular cpd available. Commitment and flexibility appreciated and reciprocated.

Job can start as soon as possible.

Job Length



Start: 12/07/2024,
Finish: Not Specified


£40k+ per annum


50 - 60



Accommodation Type

Help given to find accommodation

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

Help given to access various accommodation that is available in the area, but unfortunately we have none on farm.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?


Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

We are a small team, with lots of variety on offer in this permanent, full time role. We appreciate someone with a team ethos, but ability to work indepentently when required. A conscientious, practical and procative approach is very much appreciated. We recognise that family time is important, and appreciate open communication. Job can start as soon as possible.

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