We are an in-house farming operation for a limited farming company and associated Companies, based on the outskirts of Spalding, South Lincolnshire. We require a highly skilled and experienced person to operate Fendt 724 Vario, Challenger MT765E, 24m Sands Horizon 55, Claas Lexion 770TT, Standen T2 plus other tractors, JCB 540-70 telehandlers, Hitachi Zaxis 110 360 digger, quadbikes and a whole range of modern equipment on our 850 hectare arable unit growing potatoes, vining peas, wheat, AD maize and rye plus growing vegetables in partnership with other growers. In addition to our own farms we also carry out contracting for other farmers. You will be expected to carry out most of the maintenance on the machinery you use. You will need to have had a minimum of three years experience in a similar position, and hold a full driving licence with a maximum of 6 points, ideally hold PA1, PA2 & PA4 plus other relevant qualifications. Previous potato planting and harvesting experience preferred. Experience on telehandlers, track tractors and 360 excavators would be useful. You will be need to be a key player in a team of three as well as being able to self manage when operating alone. You need to be timely, efficient, competent and trustworthy. You will be paid weekly, with year round overtime, and long hours at peak times of year. You are likely to gross between £42,000 and £46,000 per year. We prefer our employees to live in their own accommodation, but a two bedroom cottage or flat could be made available.
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39 hours + year round overtime
To be agreed.
We prefer our employees to live in own accommodation, but a 2-bed cottage or 2 -bed Town flat could be made available.
Cottage - 1 mile / Flat is in Spalding Town
Full UK Driving Licence
PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE: A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position