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Job for an Agricultural Mechanic in <-->Herefordshire<-->

Farm TypeHorticulture, Other
Description


EC Drummond are looking to recruit an Agricultural Mechanic/Fitter to maintain the farm vehicle and machinery fleet.  Based near Ross-on-Wye the role would suit a person who is looking for a challenge in a busy and diverse environment and is a self-starter who can prioritise and schedule maintenance programmes. 



There is a requirement to be responsive to the needs of the everyday farm business.  Having expertise in all types of agricultural machinery is essential as the farm has a diverse range of farm machinery as well as a large vehicle fleet.



The following is a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities:



Implementation of repairs, servicing and breakdowns



Liaise with internal and external customers



Manage work priorities



Build a rapport with all departments of the farm



Knowledge of a large range of farm vehicles and machinery is essential



Fabricate parts or components (as necessary)



Ensuring that all work/maintenance is recorded and carried out in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures



Road testing vehicles and carrying out necessary inspections (MOT preparation)



Schedule maintenance periods for all vehicle & mechanical equipment and maintain appropriate records



Assist with necessary audits



Comply with HSE requirements/Understand HSE legislation



The business is looking for a fully motivated self-starter to take ownership of this position and work together with all sectors of the business (arable, soft fruits, production, maintenance).  Must have good communication skills.



Assistance is also provided with a self-employed mechanic supporting you.



T&Cs



40 hour week (although remain flexible to provide additional support (out of hours & weekends) during Harvest and other intensive periods)



Salary TBC (competitive)



Full Driving Licence required

CountryUK
AreaWest Midlands
PostcodeHR9
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 07/01/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours40
Pay£TBD
Employment TypeOther
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeNo accommodation available
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information
Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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