Grainstore Lab & Weighbridge Operator

This position has now been filled

(Maternity Cover 10-15 Months) with the potential for a full-time opportunity.

To run the Grain Store weighbridge and laboratory. This includes:

  • operation of weighbridge and related computerised record-keeping
  • routine stock control and sampling (including disease testing for Hagberg, Mycotoxins, proteins and oils) of stored grain and third party samples plus reporting of results
  • liaising with grain companies/customers as required for all stock movements in and out of store throughout the year
  • responsible for monitoring and updating all storage and testing certification paperwork for all stores on site
  • liaising with our Transport team regarding loads in and out of the Grain Hospital and planning these in
  • making sure all cleanliness paperwork and records are kept up-to-date for the grain stores, Grain Hospital and lab to assist with annual audits
  • assist the Grain Store Manager when needed
  • cleaning of Grain Store office and drivers restroom
  • no holidays to be taken from July to End of September.
  • role to start end of May 2020.

Basic hours

Monday to Friday: 07:30am until 16:00pm apart from for the month of August which is 07:30am – 20.00pm.

You will be expected to do more hours from July – the end of September for harvest.

Ideal candidates must have:

  • laboratory or agricultural experience would be an advantage but not necessary
  • excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner – being friendly, polite, and professional at all times
  • good attention to detail to ensure accuracy of information
  • good organisation and communication skills, as well as good IT skills
  • the ability to work in a busy environment sometimes under pressure

Competitive remuneration package and training will be provided.

Please apply by providing us with a copy of your current CV to

P.X. Farms Ltd, Estate Office, Scotland Farm, Dry Drayton, Cambridge, CB23 8AU

Tel. 01954 210211,