Technique Recruitment Solutions

Tractor Driver/Sprayer

My client is the UK’s largest supplier of Fresh Produce and due to continued growth they are looking for a Tractor Driver to join their farming team on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of tractor driving within an agricultural environment as well as a telehandler license and experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Health and Safety

Actively promote a positive Health & Safety culture.
Adhere to all Health and Safety requirements, at all times.
Ensure pre use tractor and trailer/farming attachment safety checks are done every time.
Report any safety issues to the farm engineering department immediately.
Escalate any potential Health and Safety issues immediately.

Food Safety
Adhere to and ensure Business Food Safety Standards are adhered to at all times.
Escalate any potential Food Safety issues immediately.

Farm Work Includes but not limited to:
Loading and unloading of trailers – harvest curtain sider, flat bed and farm tipper etc.
Transporting personnel to field sites as required.
General cultivating/ploughing work as required.
Tunnel pulverising/grass cutting as required.

General
To undertake general farm work as required – tree/hedge cutting/planting, fence building/repairing, and roadway repairs.
Rhubarb crown lifting, splitting and planting/laying as the season dictates.

Experience

Previous tractor driving experience is essential for this
Telehandler license would be beneficial and sprayer certification would be essential  

The working hours are typically Monday to Thursday 7.30am – 4.00pm, and Friday 7.30am – 3.00pm, however flexibility to work different hours including early starts, evenings and weekends is required, especially during the Summer peak season 

Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist Engineering & Manufacturing recruitment company based in Norfolk

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