Farm Operations Manager
T H Clements is a leading supplier of Fresh Brassica to major UK retailers, Foodservice, Export, Processing and wholesale. Based in Benington near Boston, Lincolnshire we are recognised as one of the most progressive vegetable suppliers in the UK committed to investing in its staff equipment and innovation.
Due to continued expansion and restructuring in our farming operations, we have an exciting new opportunity for a Farm Operations Manager.
The successful applicant will assist in the management of over 11,000 acres of production with predominantly brassicas, potatoes and cereal crops. Reporting directly to the Head of Farming, the applicant would be based at Benington working with the existing production team in North and South Lincolnshire and Cornwall, your duties will include:
- Day to day management of resources for a team of 3 crop Managers
- Maximizing efficient utilisation of farm equipment
- Planning daily machinery movements to minimise down time
- Arranging efficient deliveries to and from field locations
- Working with Labour providers and our own staff to ensure sufficient harvesting capacity
- Staff Management
- Health and safety
We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who have extensive practical agricultural skills as well as an understanding of modern systems and processes. You will have good IT skills and be able to use packages such as Gatekeeper and Excel as well as being familiar with machine telematics and have a positive approach to new technology and automation. You will be forward thinking with excellent communication and people skills and have experience in managing and motivating teams.
The successful applicant will benefit from a highly competitive salary, pension, vehicle and other benefits that come from working for a large but flexible company.
This is an exciting opportunity within a fast moving company which encourages new ideas and gives support such that there is potential for the role to develop and grow. Applicants with the drive and passion to succeed, should send their current CV, covering letter and salary expectations to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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