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Turf Farm Production Leader Job <=>Hampshire<=>

Farm TypeHorticulture

This innovative and forward thinking company supplies many high profile projects throughout the country.  The successful applicant will be part of a motivated team based on a 700 acre arable farm near Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Turf Farm Production Leader

The ideal applicant will be responsible for operating the bespoke turf lifting machine, designed and built specifically for our unique way of growing turf. They will be required to manage a small production team and work closely with the sales department. Some basic computer experience will be required daily.  A variety of tractor driving tasks using machinery unique to our operation will also be part of the role.  Attention to detail is also an essential part of this role.

Responsibilities will include:

The growing and lifting of turf

Re-stocking and maintenance of the soil-less turf growing system

The operation of production machinery

To help continually develop and improve processes

Leader of small production team

Day to day planning of lifting schedules

The strongest candidates will have:

Mechanical knowledge

Effective communication skills

Excellent leadership skills

Organisational skills

Good understanding of IT for farm operations

Proficient tractor and Telehandler/forklift driving skills with necessary tickets/qualifications

Spraying experience will also be advantageous

Agricultural/horticultural experience

Experience in managing teams

Irrigation knowledge would be an advantage

With substantial growth plans we are seeking an ambitious person with sound practical skills and keen to progress their career. 

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeOther
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeNo accommodation available
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Accommodation may be available for the right applicant.

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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