Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24734
Job for a Farm Foreperson progressing to Farm Manager job - Buckinghamshire
Arable
UK
MK17
South & South East
Description

We are a family run business based on the outskirts of Milton Keynes. We are currently looking for an experienced Farm Foreperson looking to progress to Farm Manager to join our team.

This is an exciting role within a modern farming business which currently operates a 450-hectare arable enterprise.

The applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the farm and managing a small team. We would be particularly interested in hearing from people with previous experience working in one or more of the following areas -

•Spray operations

•Drilling and crop establishment

•Cultivations

•Agri engineering/fitting

•Fertiliser application

Applicants must be able to commit to a flexible work schedule with some extended and non-social hours as well as possible weekend work. The applicant must be comfortable with lone working.

General duties include -

•Reporting directly to the Farm owner

•Assisting with the day-to-day management of the Farm

•General estate duties including mowing

•Crop planning

•Practical activities, such as driving tractors, operating machinery or spraying fields

•Carry out maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment

•Maintain and monitor the quality of yield

•Understand the implications of the weather and make contingency plans

•Ensure that farm activities comply with government regulations

•Maintain knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them

•Apply health and safety standards across the farm estate

•Protect the environment and maintaining biodiversity

•Liaise regularly with the Farms consultancy advisor

Training will be provided to expand applicants skills.

Competitive salary depending on experience.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 31/01/2022,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Not Specified

Hours

39

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Accommodation
Accommodation

No

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

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