General farm Worker – Essex CM5 Ref 1019

  • Full Time
  • Essex CM5
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Aug 13, 2021

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic General Farm Worker to join their pig/arable enterprise in Essex.

The 4th generation family farming business operates a 550 sow indoor unit – Breeding to finishing with just over half the progeny on-site. The multi-site farm spans 700 acres, growing four combinable crops.

The role:

All tasks associated with the management and running of our Mill & Mix plant based on the farm (loading cereals in, programming mixes, hauling 2 tonne feed bins from mixer to pigs using a masted forklift, ordering ingredients, record keeping, working with our nutritionist, general repairs and maintenance.)

Working with the rest of the team to help meet targets.
General farm work associated with both enterprises (maintenance, tractor driving, moving stock, workshop duties etc.)
Person specifications:

The right character is essential. The candidate must be:
– Passionate about the role

– A team player

– Motivated

– Willing to listen & learn

– Enthusiastic

– Able to work under pressure

– Good with animals (calm and patient)

– Willing to get stuck in!

A clean driving license is required.
Desirable Skills & Experience (non-essential for application):

Previous experience within commercial pig and/or arable enterprise(s) desirable but not essential.
Some experience in driving forklifts, telehandlers and/or tractors would be an advantage.
Basic IT Skills (Excel)
On offer is a supportive & progressive working environment.

Salary – £18k – £26k D.O.E

Accommodation is not available, so candidates must be able to commute to CM5.

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