Skilled Agricultural Operator for Fendt 828
Due to continued expansion an opportunity has arisen within the business for a highly skilled motivated operator to become part of our contracting team, working from our base north of Boston, for customers in eastern counties.
Offering a broad spectrum of operations from general farm contracting to specialist tasks. As a business, we serve vegetable producers assisting in the preparation and sowing of vegetables through to harvest. The business is responsible for straw supplied into the biomass and livestock markets baled throughout a busy harvest period and delivered throughout the year. Running a fleet of predominantly modern Fendt tractors, Massey Ferguson balers and various cultivation equipment and drills. We are modern, progressive and innovative in our perspective and actively develop our portfolio of services regularly.
The successful applicant will be passionate about modern agriculture and have a sharp eye for detail. A willingness to travel, the ability to work independently away from base and also as part of our close knit team. The ability to work long hours are a must. Telehandler certificate would be an advantage, also PA1, 2, 4S, 4G but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. Flexibility to adapt quickly and the ability to think outside the box are both essential skills. Experience of Fendt tractors would be an advantage, also experience of large square baling. Knowledge of modern auto steer systems and current farming practices would be an asset. Basic workshop skills are a must as are a base level of tools. A full clean UK driving license would be preferred. Also on a personal level a sense of humour and a positive attitude towards gelling with our existing characterful team.
This key roll within the business will involve becoming the operator of our Fendt 828, therefore as its operator taking ownership and pride in the tasks that this tractor undertakes. This machine takes on many roles, a selection being spading, baling, various cultivation tasks and some ridging. As the operator your attention to detail would be expected, maintaining quality of work and satisfactory levels of output. This also includes the ability to maintain not only the tractor but also the implement day to day where ever you may be. The roll will also include workshop maintenance, of various equipment and some time spent operating one of our fleet of JCB loadalls predominantly in a straw handling operation. This roll can and often will change from day to day, so having flexibility to adapt and an openness to embrace different challenges regularly adds to the depth and wealth of experience to be gained from this roll.
For the successful applicant a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and the opportunity to work as a key part of our team taking on new challenges.
If you feel this is a challenge you would like to undertake and become a key member of our team please apply
Finish: Not Specified
Depending on experience
39 + Seasonal Overtime
Full UK Driving Licence