CV reference number: 76844
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New Zealand Crop Manager/Agronomist looking for work around Edinburgh. I have operational management experience, crop husbandry experience, people management experience, machinery experience.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Diploma in Agriculture and Diploma in Farm Management

Equipment experienceTractor, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters
Other equipment experience

8+ years experience in fresh produce, operating a range of machinery for row cropping - planting, groundwork, harvesting. I have Operated John Deere, and Case mainly.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Some cattle and sheep experience. Crutching, drenching, dipping, weighing lambs. Weighing cattle

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving Licenseinternational
Personal information
SexMale
Age29
NationalityNew Zealand
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6'2, 70kg

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

I live with my partner in Edinburgh

Where are you currently living?Edinburgh
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I have 8+ years experience working with fresh produce. My most recent role was Crop Manager/Agronomist and Irrigation Manager for a large fresh produce company cropping 2500 hectares annually in New Zealand. I was crop manager for the fresh sweet cron, growing 350-400ha annually. I have Managed harvest crews and operational teams totaling approx 60 people. I am mechanically minded and can perform under pressure achieving targets, quality of produce, crew efficiencies and health and safety. I have had 3 years managing the irrigation of all field crops in my previous role which included broccoli, lettuce, salad leaf, squash, corn.

Hobbies

Spending time with my partner and friends, traveling

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 05/11/2019, Finish: 31/01/2020
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?close to Edinburgh
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