Elsoms Careers

Working for Elsoms means that you will be part of something really special.

Please see the job vacancies that we have available below.

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Position Overview Location

Position

Production Operative/Process Lead

The successful candidate needs to take responsibility for their area and oversee team members, ensuring standards are maintained. You must have the ability to set KPI’s and motivate team members. Additionally, being able to handle routine tasks and procedures whilst working alone or as part of a team is essential as well as remaining calm and focused when working under pressure. Good planning and organising skills are required with good levels of literacy and numeracy skills. We are looking for someone who can operate a range of production equipment with a high level of attention to detail.

Location

Spalding, Lincolnshire

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for day to day seed treatment process in the area to produce the best quality seed, according to protocols and procedures.  Coordinating the processing activities with the Team Leader/Line Manager to achieve deadlines for activities according to the treatment schedule.

  1. Work under guidance of the Team Leader/Line Manager to ensure best use of materials and resources available and ensuring efficiency.
  2. Responsible for daily processes in the area, ensuring all tasks are completed according to working instructions/procedures and to NAV diary list schedule.
  3. Supervise staff in the area as well as the running of day to day activities in the process area
  4. Organise staff training and support team with new processes and procedures
  5. Ensure equipment is maintained to a high standard and safety checks are completed as well as suggesting improvements to process and machinery where necessary
  6. Take responsibility for keeping working areas clean and tidy and follow Health and Safety guidelines. Make suggestions for safer working practices. Ensure staff working in the area have read, understood and signed appropriate risk assessments
  7. Assist with any other reasonable request in order to fulfil business / production requirements

The position

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a production environment
  • PA1 and PA11 qualifications preferred but full training will be given
  • English and Maths GCSE’s or equivalent
  • Forklift license preferred but full training will be given
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards (ESTA/TASCC)

Please send your application form and CV to Margaret Desoyza (01775 715000, or hr@elsoms.com)

Deadline for applications: 20/11/2020


Position

Seed Analyst (Trainee) for Maternity Cover

The successful candidate will provide support to the Seed Analysts with all activities in the Seed Testing laboratory under their supervision and according to laboratory procedures.

Location

Spalding, Lincolnshire

JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist with the day to day seed testing activities including germination, moisture, purity, conductivity tests and
  2. To attend team meetings and share training / ideas so that Elsoms can test seeds by best means possible
  3. Preparing of boxes for seed tests according to ISTA standards and laboratory protocols
  4. Helping with maintaining a clean, tidy working environment
  5. Provide assistance in other areas of seed treatment team as required

The position

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in horticulture
  • Experience working in seed testing is desirable
  • A levels or equivalent by experience

Please send your application form and CV to Margaret Desoyza (01775 715000, or hr@elsoms.com)

Deadline for applications: 10/12/20