Control Room Operator

Location Cambridge
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Food & Fresh Produce, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £10-£15 per hour, depending on experience.
Contact name: James Barker

Contact email:
Job ref: 15013LP
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Control Room Operator

The Company

Camgrain Stores Limited is the UK’s largest farmer-owned grain storage co-operative. We provide seamless supply-chain integration for our farmer-members from combine to the end user through our four strategically positioned, Advanced Processing Centres (APC’s) across Central England.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our diverse team as a Control Room Operator for our Balsham site. Reporting to the Store Manager.

The Individual

Must be a team player, personable and a great communicator. Happy to work in and out of doors in all conditions and able to fit into a team that has a strong health and safety culture, with a willingness to take responsibility for the safety of themselves and others around them at all times. Among other attributes, the ideal candidate will have a positive and flexible attitude towards their work, be highly motivated and have high levels of attention to detail.

Duties to include.

•Behave with integrity and professionalism at all times.

•Take responsibility in the control room, analyse incoming/out-loading data and organise the store accordingly.

•Monitor intake and output of the store to ensure the holding bins are kept at a manageable level and the store does not become back logged.

•Strategically plan out-loading, utilising the facilities within their store to ensure fast and accurate loading.

•Ensure grain drier operations are planned to maximise output whilst not damaging the commodity.

•Provide training to harvest staff, give out work and supervise them.

•Adhere to TASCC code of practice for the storage of combinable crops and animal feeds.

•Monitor stored product constantly and ensure LV fans are used effectively.



•A can do and positive attitude towards all work and challenges.

•Ability to constantly work towards and meet deadlines.

•A flexible approach and willingness to undertake extra hours during busy periods.

•High level of pride and attention to detail.

•Able to work at heights.

•Ability to work effectively and efficiently alone and as a team player.

•Able to work well under pressure.


•Experience of a busy control room position.

•Knowledge of grain handling machines and equipment.

•Previous experience in agricultural field.

This role is a permanent full-time position with some additional hours, occasional weekends and night shifts, so you will need to have a flexible approach to work.

If you have the legal right to work in the UK and are able to work in the Cambridge area, please click on the 'Apply Now' button to make your application.