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Lead Arable Operator job in <=>Suffolk<=> required for our progressive business

Farm TypeArable, Contractor

We require an operator for our progressive farming and contracting outfit with good potential for career development.

Due to continued expansion we have an exciting vacancy with good potential for career development.   Working directly with the manager and a small team you will be responsible for overseeing and performing all main arable tasks to include combining, drilling, direct drilling, fertilizer applications, etc..  High standards of record keeping and attention to detail are a must, as is the ability to work well independently, as part of a team and when supervising seasonal/junior staff.

Our business has responsibility for several farms across a wide area.  The ideal candidate will be an experienced operator with relevant qualifications who has the potential to take on some management responsibility for at least one of the sites.  Ours is a progressive business which includes all main arable crops and irrigated root crops, with a specialization in providing contracting services for direct drilling of cash and cover crops.  An interest in soil health and conservation agriculture would be an advantage as all staff are required to work towards long term improvement of the farms and surrounding environment.  Livestock feature heavily in our farming system, however responsibility for the stock is not currently part of this role.

AreaEast & East Anglia
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 28/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours40+OT as required
Employment TypeArable, Arable Contractor
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

No accommodation is provided with this job but help will be given if required to secure a suitable place. 


We work hard during peak season but nothing ridiculous, your work/life balance will be respected

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?
Other Information

Applicants with families are encouraged to apply as we favour long term employment and this is an attractive area with good schools.

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