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Agricultural Engineer

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Posted on May 5, 2021 by CV-Library

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Automotive
Immediate Start
£30k - £35k Annual
Full-Time

Job Purpose: To maintain the farms fleet of machinery and vehicles so that all operate efficiently in line with H&S and legislative requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES

 Responsible for the maintenance and repair of vehicles and machinery on the farm, meeting all legislative and H & S requirements

 Responsible for ensuring safe working conditions and practices within the workshop.

 Responsible for ensuring that all equipment within the workshop is safe and meets legislative requirements

 Responsible for purchasing of spare parts and consumables

TASKS

 Ensure that work in undertaken in a safe manner and follow company Health & Safety procedures in this respect.

 Ensure that all machinery and vehicles used on the farm are properly maintained and meet Health & Safety and legal requirements, liaising with external dealers/suppliers as required.

 Ensure that the workshop is operated in a safe and tidy manner.

 To work with permanent & seasonal staff to ensure that all machinery is maintained and operated in a safe manner.

 Liaising with the Production Manager to ensure that, on a daily basis, required machinery is available for use and to prioritise work accordingly.

 Ensure that maintenance schedules are in place and maintained for all machinery

 To record all maintenance and repairs by machine in an electronic farm management system

 Purchasing of spare parts and consumables as required

 To manage and record spare parts stocks in an electronic farm management system

 Be part of the H&S team and attend H&S meetings where required.

 To conduct themselves in a professional manner that reflects the professional image of the business both on and off site.

 Any other tasks as required for the efficient running of the company e.g. tractor driving

CORE COMPETENCIES

 Communication - Be understood by others. Is clear, concise and understandable when talking to others.

 Teamworking - Works effectively with colleagues to complete allocated tasks. Responds positively to requests for help or support. Aware of the need to work together with people in other areas.

 Adaptability - Adapts to changing tasks, responsibilities or work activities as required.

Team Leader (if relevant)

 Leadership - Gives guidance and assistance to others to get a task done safely and efficiently. Clearly delegates tasks and responsibilities to others.

I have read and understood the above:

o March to November - normally 50 - 60hrs per week, sometimes (but infrequent) more. Monday to Saturday are usual days, sometimes Sundays on call out

o November to March - around 40hrs per week, Monday to Friday (odd Saturdays)

 Ideally will have own tools however these can be provided

 Maintaining a range of tractors, vehicles and machinery

 Fabricating skills an advantage

 May be required to operate tractors if required but not a necessary skill set,

Salary £30000 to £35000 Dependant upon experience


Reference: 213683282

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