Lead Operator - Agricultural / Farming

Lead Operator - Agricultural / Farming

Job Title: Lead Operator - Agricultural / Farming
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Reference: 11881CM_1528701809
Contact Name: Cherie Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 11, 2018 08:23

Job Description

Lead Operator - Agricultural / Farming

Up to £33,000 plus benefits

Shift based - days & nights


We are currently seeking to recruit a Lead Plant Operator / Site Operative / Operations Technician, to carry out operational activities on a 24/7 Process Plant. Our client is an expanding business within the industry leading organisation within the Renewable Energy sector, with the opportunity for an Operator to join their team based in the Surrey area.

As part of a small team, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring the Plant and overseeing a team of 2 operators
  • Manual operations
  • Working on a mon-fri shift basis (7-7 alternating days / nights per week)
  • Feeding fuel (renewable)
  • Forklift truck / Telehandler (training can be provided)
  • Conducting routine maintenance tasks as instructed

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in working as a Plant Operator of large/heavy plant and ideally within a heavy process environment. Those with operations experience (SCADA, DCS, valve controls) are desirable.

The package on offer includes a starting salary up to £33,000 (depending on experience) plus company benefits. During the harvest season, you will be required to on a 1 in 4 weekend rota.

If you are interested in this position, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Cherie Moore on 02392 288 217.

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