P.X. Farms Ltd is a professional and highly skilled Agribusiness centred around the family estate and run by fourth generation farmer James Peck.
The haulage division is an integrated and a vital element of the P.X.Farming model. The lorries move all the grain, potatoes and sugar beet grown in the 12,000 acres that P.X.Farms manage. Straight from the field to the store, factory or mill.
P.X.Farms is proud of their fleet of 12 well maintained and smart lorries, they are the interface with many of our customers. The fleet and drivers play a vital role in client relations and are a window to the professionalism of the business.
P.X.Farms invest in their equipment, staff and training and are pleased to be able to offer a very exciting training opportunity within which a young person who has a passion for agriculture and machinery can train, learn and qualify for a rewarding career within a very forward thinking business.
Full time position
£27,500 per annum
Minimum age 21
Full clean driving licence
Signed Medical D4 (obtained from gov.uk website) for obtaining the provisional HGV licence
A comprehensive training programme to include:
Training for and obtaining HGV Class 1 licence
Driver Qualification Card
Training with the specialised farm equipment i.e. beet cleaner, chaser bins and grader
Use of the weighbridge
Basic quality testing
Use of bulk bins, tipping pits and loading
Once qualified, the successful candidate will be assigned their own lorry and trailer and will join the other farm-based drivers working as a team collecting the grain at harvest, potatoes direct into the processing factories and the sugar beet – straight from the fields or from our extensive high-tech storage facilities at Scotland Farm.
For the detailed job description and further information please contact:
Nick Durkan, Transport Planner
Telephone: 01954 210211 option 1
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