Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24235
Head Tractor Driver job - North Shropshire
Arable
UK
SY11
West Midlands
Description

Our company has been established to invest in and develop a modern sustainable agricultural and property business for the 21st Century. It owns mixed diverse farming estates and manages direct trading operations through the east and west of the country. We are a growing farming business that now farms approximately 2,000 acres within Shropshire and a further 3,000 acres in Lincolnshire. We are now looking to recruit an Head Tractor Driver to assist with the day-to-day operational running of the arable enterprise and the associated estates work of our Shropshire hub. The Head Tractor Driver will also take on the management of a small but dedicated team of staff.

A variety of soil types are farmed across north Shropshire, where we grow predominantly Wheat and Barley. The arable rotation incorporates the forage requirements of our dairy enterprise. We operate modern machinery and use management and analysis software.

Assisting and reporting directly to the Farms Manager you will:

•Assist in the line management of the arable and estates staff to ensure efficient and effective daily operation across all sites;

•Take responsibility for all cultivations including ploughing, drilling, secondary cultivations, fertiliser spreading, spraying, hedge cutting and harvesting with the ability to work alone using own initiative;

•Be responsible for the routine maintenance of all farm machinery, whether this is carried out in house or by a third party;

•Lead and work with the wider staff team to ensure all yards and buildings are kept neat and tidy;

•Assist with the implementation of all Health and Safety policy and safe working practices;

•Must have telehandler qualification;

•Must be technically literate (computer, GPS, autosteer, etc.);

•Ideally have PA1 /PA2 /PA6 and NoRSO qualifications;

•Possess workshop and maintenance skills.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 3/01/2022,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Competitive remuneration package based on experience

Hours

55

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

House/Flat

Accommodation Price

Nil

Other Accommodation Information

We will allocate a property from within our estates suited to the needs of the successful candidate

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

within 4 miles

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Tractor

Other Information

We offer a competitive remuneration package based on experience.  

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