WHAT’S THE LOCATION? Based at Downham Market with regular travel to offsite trial locations across East Anglia.
HOW WILL I BE REWARDED? Competitive industry salary circa £28,000 (dependant on experience) and excellent training and personal development opportunities. A business needs vehicle will be provided.
WHAT DOES THE ROLE ENTAIL? Reporting to the BBRO’s Head of Field Operations, working on our field-based sugar beet trials:-
- Being responsible for performing tasks across multiple trial sites working on experimental project work including sugar beet variety testing, plant protection product evaluations, IPM strategy deployment & sustainability projects
- Working individually and as a member of the field trials team with our science leads to deliver trials
- Conducting trial assessments/monitoring/ accurate data recording
- Using machinery for the delivery of field trials and conducting general machinery maintenance
- Ensuring timely delivery of all trial work against the agreed protocols
- Travelling to trial sites across the beet growing area
- Being responsible for machinery operations, maintenance, and associated paperwork
- Supporting the development of standard operating protocols and risk assessments to maintain high standards of health and safety
- Ensuring that all personal work is conducted to the required legal and company safety standards
Qualifications/Education/Experience/Soft Skills requirements:
- Experience in working in an agricultural environment
- Good level of understanding of agriculture practice
- Tractor driving experience
- Full UK Driving Licence
- Good written and verbal English skills
- Good PC skills
- Good communication, time management and problem-solving skills
- Self-motivated with an ability to work effectively alone as well as within a team
- Proactive and “Can do” attitude
- Happy to work in an outdoor field environment, sometimes under challenging weather conditions.
- An agricultural college/University qualification
- Trailer Towing (Licence/qualification)
- PA1,PA2, PA4 PA6 desirable but not essential (training and tests will be provided).
- Telehandler qualification
WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW? If you are motivated with a passion for the agricultural sector, we would love to hear from you! Send us a copy of your latest CV (in complete confidence), and a little bit about yourself directly to – email@example.com