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Field Trials Operative

We are looking for someone who can operate a range of production and agricultural equipment with a high level of attention to detail. The successful candidate needs to be physically fit as there is a requirement for manual labour as part of the role. You should be reliable, punctual, and able to work alone or as part of a team with an ability to remain calm and focused when working under pressure.

Location

Spalding, Lincolnshire

JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

Carry out all field production tasks to produce high quality accurate trials for all departments. Assist in our warehouse and seed treatment operations as required.

  1. Work under guidance of the Vegetable Trials Manager to complete all tasks to a high standard
  2. Responsible for land preparation, spraying/top dressing, seed/plant preparation, drilling and planting of all crops to a high standard, all field activities including hand weeding/hoeing and pest control, hand harvesting and machine harvesting of crops to a high standard
  3. Complete all safety checks on equipment as required and maintain all equipment to a high safe standard
  4. Keep all appropriate records up to date including maintenance and crop pesticide application
  5. Take responsibility for keeping working areas clean and tidy and follow Health and Safety guidelines. Make suggestions for safer working practices
  6. Assist with any other reasonable request in order to fulfil business/production requirements (including working in other areas of the business such as Seed Treatment and Warehouse)

The position

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • English and Maths GCSE’s or equivalent
  • Forklift licence (preferred) but full training will be given
  • PA1 and PA6 qualifications (preferred) but full training will be given
  • Trailer towing (driving licence category B & E) but full training will be given
  • General tractor driving experience
  • Experience working in agriculture, glasshouses, or generally with plants

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

Deadline for applications: 26/03/2021