Agri­cul­tur­al Main­te­nance Person

Agricultural Maintenance Personr – Notts & Lincs

Wold Farms are part of leading industry food producer Cranswick PLC and we have a number of outdoor pig farms across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Nottinghamshire. We breed and rear our pigs to RSPCA Assured Standards and due to business expansion, we have roles available for Maintenance Engineers working across our farms in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. If you enjoy working outdoors, have a good work ethic and a positive attitude, this is a great opportunity to join a growing business with a bright future.

Job responsibilities of an Agricultural Maintenance Person:

  • Providing support to all farm sites by maintaining existing sites and preparing and building new accommodation for livestock
  • Controlling grass growth where necessary, operating handheld strimming machines and tractor mounted toppers
  • Driving tractors and off-road forklifts to move equipment on site and between farms
  • Delivering supplies of larger equipment to the farm sites
  • Erecting standard and electric fencing

You will need:

  • Self-motivation with a strong work ethic
  • Strong practical skillset
  • The ability to prioritise and complete tasks fully and timely
  • Good communication skills
  • UK driving licence (essential)
  • Forklift licence is desirable

Pay and benefits:

  • Competitive salary (depending on experience) – starting at £10 p/h basic with an opportunity for overtime at a higher rate
  • We provide both on and off farm training, increasing your knowledge and experience
  • 40 hours a week
  • Option to join the Cranswick discounted sharescheme
  • Death in service insurance
  • Access to the Cranswick discounts platform
  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay and paternity pay after 2 years’ service

Interested?:

Email a CV and covering letter, including why you think you’re suitable to: farmcareers@cranswick.co.uk or call 07767116003 for more information.

Closing date: 14th October 2022

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying.

This role is eligible for our ‘refer a friend’ applications