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Spraying & Field Applications Coordinator

This role is for an organised and self-motivated individual who will coordinate all spraying and field applications at Warter Priory Farms. Your daily role will include:

Daily Tasks & Practical Skills

  • Managing the workload of the team members who have been allocated to drive our sprayers, fertiliser spreader, slug pelleter and other equipment
  • Exercise good management of time and team members to ensure optimum application windows are met
  • Chemical store and fertiliser tank management and organisation including working with the ACCS inspector during inspections
  • Managing stock levels and ensuring chemical is at the right place on the farm for maximum efficiency
  • Managing the maintenance of the sprayers, soil sampler and other applications equipment, ensuring it is always ready to operate when we need it
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of GPS equipment and optical crop scanning equipment, keeping up to date with the latest technology and developments
  • Working with suppliers of the above-mentioned equipment as required
  • Join in with the rest of the arable team when the job requires it

Agronomy

  • Working closely with the agronomist and communicating daily when the season requires it
  • Crop walking with the agronomist and alone when required, checking for slug damage, disease, weed presence, insects and general crop health
  • Receiving recommendations from the agronomist and prioritising applications based on urgency, weather and conditions
  • Carry out soil sampling as prescribed by the agronomist, deliver samples and liaise with the lab and ensure results are recorded correctly in Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper & Record Management

  • Managing all application records
  • Managing stock levels and working with the agronomist to ensure we have the stock we need, when we need it
  • Managing fertiliser stock levels and coordinating deliveries and tank allocations with our suppliers
  • Working with the accounting team and coordinate routine stock takes
  • Updating the tablets with the correct prescriptions, ready for team members to use
  • Working closely with Birds Eye when required, ensuring they have all the correct information they need

Other Requirements

  • Full UK driving licence to be held
  • BASIS & NRoSO qualified and the ability to maintain registration status
  • PA1, PA2, PA3, PA4s & PA6 as a minimum
  • Industrial forklift and telehandler qualification ticket
  • Be able to concentrate fully on the job at hand without distractions such as social media

This role will come with a competitive wage/salary package depending on experience. Accommodation can be provided at £25 per week excluding heating and electric charges.


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