Arable Manager and Sprayer Operative

West Kent
Attractive package
02 Dec 2020
04 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Arable Manager and Sprayer Operative

The Montreal Estate is a 1500 Ha progressive mixed farming business based in West Kent.    

We require a first-class, ambitious, individual who is organised and a good communicator to lead  the existing skilled, friendly and hardworking arable team.

Our arable enterprise covers 900 Ha. Key responsibilities will include financial budgeting and reporting and practical management of the arable land and all spraying operations on the Estate. You will be the sprayer operative and will be required to undertake all types of arable operations as well as grain store management. Ideally you will have a formal agricultural qualification, and an interest in the proposed changes and challenges in our industry, technology, the environment and long-term stewardship of a modern farm as well as excellent workshop skills, attention to detail and the drive to work within an expanding business. The role will also involve tractor driving and winter Estate work. Full understanding of GPS systems, Gatekeeper, Red Tractor, arable budgeting and financial interpretation would be an advantage/required. Training will be given to the right person including BASIS.

The business is well invested in machinery and buildings and with a new Farm centre and an award-winning herd of Sussex cattle. The advancement of our employees with supported training and their welfare is a signature of the Estate.

You will report directly to the Estate Manager and Partners for the arable business.

The applicant will ideally have:

  • An Degree in Agriculture or equivalent
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Forklift/telehandler certificate
  • Workshop experience

Excellent opportunities for development and an attractive package will be offered to the right candidate. Accommodation is available on the Estate.

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Closing date: Friday 8 January 2021

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