CV reference number: 14638
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41 year man highly experienced arable operative seeks position in and around Cambridgeshire area and outwith.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsMSc, Btec
Other qualifications

Msc Agriculture, Bsc Agriculture. PA1, PA2, PA5, PA11, Challenger Rogator self-propelled sprayer trained (by Agco), telehandler certificate, combine operation certificates (run through Case NH), BASIS trained, FACTS.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Experienced in all aspects of arable, root and forage operations. Extensive experience in operation of very large scale machinery (Quadtracs, Cats, 30ft plus combines) Operational duties included de-stoning, deep ridging, potato lifting (trailed and self-propelled) articulated ploughs, 8m+ seed drills (direct drill, conventional and one pass), various cultivation equipment, baling (round, small, quadrant and hesston), GPS apps, precision drilling, muck-spreading/slurry (inject/splash plate) plus all the usual arable/mechanical practices. Very professional and competent person. Very mechanically minded. Excellent stock skills. Extensive mechanical/welding knowledge/experience, managerial experience and professionalism.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Mostly Beef (Spring calving experience). Last lambing was 1200 ewes first lambing, 800 ewes second lambing. Last milking position was 410 herd milking through 32 stall quick release parlour.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age41
NationalityScottish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

6ft; Slim build, but strong physique; 12.5 stone.

Relevant health problems

None.

Other Information

Seeking employment due to relocation. Please reply to my e-mail address. Please contact me prior to seeking references. Thank You.

Marital status

Married with newborn baby.

Where are you currently living?Upper Cambourne, Cambridgeshire. CB23.
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Was raised on a 2500 acre farm in Scotland. Father was an agricultural engineer. Prior to my current position, was self-employed for 7 years in a farm management/operative role. This involved working in a supervisory position or running a farm on a day-to-day basis. Locations included the UK, Europe, Australia and Canada. Have been in positions where I was responsible for organising and supervising up to 50 European students.

Hobbies

Car Restoration; Car Repairs; Mountain Biking; Swimming.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 15/11/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?U.K.
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