Mushroom Farm Operative, Leckford Estate

Job Type Agriculture
Region South East England
Location Leckford
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 1/11/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £8.40 - £10.00
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
30 per week
Start 06:30 - 13:30 pm including weekends
Flexibility is required to complete the task.

Duties & Responsibilities

To provide support to the Mushroom Harvesting Team by preparing the growing rooms for harvesting, keeping the harvesters supplied with trays, removing harvested product for palletising and transfer to the pack-house, removing waste materials and keeping the work area clean and tidy. To be an important part of a wider team responsible for supplying high quality mushrooms to our supermarkets.

Job Requirements

• The physical setting up of growing rooms (floors, steps and trays)
• Removing product from growing rooms at regular intervals to support safe, efficient, productive and high quality harvesting activity
• Servicing of all harvesters with appropriate boxes and trays
• Tidiness of cells
• Completion of end-of-day task list
• Health & Safety - following safe working practices

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

• Experience of manual work (lifting)
• Working in a farm or food processing environment
• Evidence of basic English literacy skills

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

• Safe Operation of Forklifts
• Basic food hygiene certificate

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