Assistant Operations Manager – Welsh Borders

Welsh Borders
A competitive salary will be provided along with a vehicle and other benefits.
17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent new opportunity has become available for an individual to join a successful team based on the Welsh Borders. Our client is truly passionate about providing quality food products from field to fork whilst committing to the environment.

Your primary role will be working closely with the business owner on a diverse 3,000+ acre farm consisting of potatoes, cereals, fruit, poultry and AD. This is an exciting role within a small effective team, offering a unique opportunity to grow within the business and develop a career.

Main duties will be varied, you will be the main point of contact for the owner on a day-today basis for co-ordinating the efficient function and operations of the farm. This will primarily be based within the potato sector of the business, but you will be involved with the other farming enterprises as and when required.

The successful candidate will be reliable, conscientious, and self-motivated. The farm is well maintained with modern machinery and equipment. This is fantastic opportunity for the right individual to join a thriving family business.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A broad technical understanding and background of practical arable production – particularly potatoes.
  • A strong desire to learn all aspects of running a food production business from primary production through to retail relationship management.
  • Numerate and IT literate.
  • Ideally BASIS qualified - not essential but would require a sound agronomy understanding.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment with changing priorities.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible team player with good interpersonal skills and drive to succeed.
  • UK driving licence.

Salary Package; In return for this unique opportunity, a competitive salary will be provided along with a vehicle and other benefits.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Laura Edwards on: Office 01885 483 440, DDI 01885 485 529, Mobile 07506 297 071 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to Thank you.

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