Farm Sprayer Operator

Location Witham
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Food & Fresh Produce, Machinery, Technical & Engineering, Agro-Chemicals, Fertilisers & Seeds
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £16.00 - £17.50 per hour + vehicle, fuel card, harvest bonus
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 16747 SA
Published: 14 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Skilled Farm Sprayer Operator

Location of the Job:

Based on multiple farms within East of England.

Salary and Benefits Package:

  • Paying £16.00 - £17.50 per hour depending on experience.

  • Company works van.

  • Fuel card.

  • Harvest bonus scheme.

Additional information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • Basic working week is 40 hours per week.

  • During March - October, the main season, there is opportunity for overtime.

About The Company:

The farm grows 1000 ac of potatoes to serve the crisp manufacturing facility and packhouse.

Also growing AD crops of forage Rye and Maize as well as Milling Wheat.

Due to demand they are now in need of an experienced Farm Machinery Operator.

The Job Role Details:

We are now looking for an experienced Sprayer Operator to join a growing group of operators and Farm Managers on this specialist arable and potato farm.

You will be responsible for operating the telehandler, cultivator, and potato harvester farm machinery - modern farm equipment.

Key Responsibilities:
You will…

  • Operate the spray operator.

  • Carry out irrigation and cultivations.

  • Operate the telehandler.

  • Maintain the farm machinery and tractors.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be…

  • Experience working on farm with potato and / or root crops.

  • Experience operating and driving farm machinery.

  • Good mechanical and workshop abilities.

  • PA 1 and PA 2 certificates.

How to apply: Please click on the apply now button.

The Industry (Key Words): Farm jobs, spray operator jobs, sprayer operator jobs, farm machinery jobs, agricultural machinery jobs, farm machinery driver jobs, agricultural machinery driver jobs, tractor driver jobs, tractor driving jobs, farm spraying jobs.

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