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Mill Operations and General Farm Work

Yorkshire

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YO7

Croft Feeds is a busy livestock mill based near Thirsk which produces bespoke animal feed alongside working Burtree farm. Farm operations include grass and cereals crops, intensive bull beef finishing and a 355-head early lambing flock with progeny reared for a Tesco’s contract. The position would suit an experienced stockman with knowledge of feeding systems as role includes all aspects of livestock husbandry, mill production and some animal feed haulage. Being a family run business, we are looking for an outstanding candidate who can contribute their skills to our small team. Essential traits include common sense, pro-activeness, good work ethic. A HGV Class II license would be an advantage but it is not essential as training will be provided for the correct candidate. This is for feed haulage as we have a 20 t rigid Scania wagon used to blow feed into bins on farm.

Key Attributes:

  • Excellent agricultural knowledge base and stockman ship ability.
  • Passion for cattle and sheep alike.
  • Experience with feedstuffs on farm.
  • General farm experience- fencing, concreting and welding would be beneficial to your ability to do the day-to-day role.
  • Farm paperwork (movements, passports etc) non-essential but useful if the secretary is off work.
  • Willingness to learn to use the rationing software such as feed byte and to work with the farm secretary to follow UFAS regulations within the mill (crucial).
  • Self-motivation.
  • Competent tractor driver (driving license is essential).
  • Physical health is vital due to the manual demands of the role. Company Benefits:
  • Good basic salary with progression or bonuses related to experience level and work performance. • Small family business environment where your contribution is recognised and rewarded!

Volunteer Work

Salary

Piecework

Paid Per Hour

To be agreed

Starting:

03/08/2020

This farm is looking for local people that can travel to and from the destination.

This farm can accommodate a certain amount of mobile homes on its grounds.

This farm has some accommodation available on-site. Spaces may be limited.

Required Experience

  • HGV Class 2 License
  • Telehander Certificate

Weekly Hours:

40

Duration:

Permanent

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