Sprayer Operator

Location
Cornwall
Salary
Industry leading remuneration package
Posted
05 Mar 2021
Closes
30 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Rowe Farming Ltd – leading grower and supplier of first-class daffodils and daffodil bulbs in the heart of Cornwall.

Rowe farming Ltd is a progressive business that focuses solely on the daffodil crop. We adapt growing techniques and have made substantial investments in machinery, storage facilities, and packaging equipment to ensure premium quality, whilst minimising the impact we have on the environment on which we rely.

Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Sprayer Operator to join our dedicated team in Cornwall.                                   

Reporting to the Farm Crops Manager, the role includes primary responsibility for driving and operating the company sprayer fleet, which comprises Bateman self-propelled sprayers, a tractor mounted sprayer as well as a JCB Fastrac demount airbag sprayer.

Main spraying duties are carried out during the months October to May.  Out with these months, you will be one of a team of lead tractor drivers during daffodil bulb harvest and replanting during summer.  You will also be expected to participate in the maintenance, servicing, and care of farm equipment.

The successful candidate will have PA1 and PA2 qualifications and demonstrate depth and length of experience in the operation of modern farm machinery.

Key Attributes

  • Proven relevant experience in agriculture/horticulture
  • Extensive sprayer operating experience
  • Reliable, with an eye for detail and a passion for precision
  • Ability to work efficiently and safely to maximise output
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A team player with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Willing to work long hours and flexibly during peak periods
  • The ambition to learn, develop and progress inside a busy and highly seasonal operation
  • Full UK driving licence

In return, you will benefit from an industry leading remuneration package and development opportunities within a nationally recognised Company.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Jill Jamieson (HR Manager) at  jill@rowefarming.co.uk.

Website:  www.rowefarming.co.uk

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