Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24696
Tractor & Machinery Operative job - East Shropshire
Arable
UK
TF10
West Midlands
Description

An outdoor production role to lay, maintain and lift turf under the management of the Turf Manager. The business is growing rapidly and there is a the potential for this job to develop into a team leading role for the right candidate.

Responsibilities include working as part of a team in the preparation and laying of turf beds using the soil-less system and unique machines developed by our company.

To work as part of a team in the maintenance and lifting of turf using specialised systems and machinery.

As part of the turf team follow all maintenance procedures for machinery used in the turf production process.

Objectives include developing a good understanding of the growing process for turf using the unique soil-less system.

Develop a strong working relationship with the existing team and contribute to the on-going improvement of the production process.

Understand and deliver maintenance skills to maintain machinery to high standards.

To do this the successful candidate should be comfortable working in a farm environment.

We are looking for someone who is interested in driving and maintaining general farm machinery. In addition there are a number of bespoke machines used in the production system and the ideal candidate will have the experience to drive and advance these and contribute to the development of future bespoke machines.

We operate a team structure with training and opportunities for continuing professional development that offer a future career path in this expanding business with the potential to work at other sites in the UK and abroad.

Experience required - Farm experience with Tractor and farm machinery driving considered essential.

Experience with irrigation a distinct advantage.

Experience or interest in sustainable farming and the environment.

Experience in machinery maintenance.

IT proficient.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 30/01/2022,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

£22,000 to £29,000 depending on experience

Hours

40

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Accommodation
Accommodation

No

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

A new mobile home could be available for the right candidate.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

This is a permanent job in an exciting and innovative business that has substantial expansion plans in the next 5 years. See www.wildflowerturf.co.uk for product information and to get an idea of the business. Please send through your CV or for more information call 01256 771222 and ask to speak to James or Ian.

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