Machine Operator

Full time Machine Operator to work with the Site Manager

The farm:
Lowick Manor Farms Ltd is part of Drayton Estate which is a rural estate in Northamptonshire. There is an in-hand farming operation extending to 950 ha combinable cropping with140 ha grass lets. 
The farm runs alongside the green waste composting enterprise (Lowick Compost Site) The site takes in  19,000 tonnes of green waste.  The compost produced is all spread on our own arable land. The compost site has its own shredder (Willibald) and screen (Dopstad 620) with two loading shovels Volvo L90 and Hitachi ZW180.

Job role:
his vacancy is to work with the site manager as a machine operator driving one of the loading shovels to run the screen, shredder or turning rows as required.  Machinery maintenance and running repairs will also be key to the role. 

This would be a full time employed role.

The site is situated at
Lowick Compost Site
Aldwincle Road
NN14 3BL

The Candidate:
Candidates should have experience of operating material handlers and the ability to carry out routine maintenance and running repairs on machinery. The ability to get on with the existing team on the estate is important. 

Candidates should have a full UK driving licence.

The Package:
ill be based on £11.50/hour and the hours flexible between 40 and 50 hours per week. 

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