Field Operator

  • £24,000-25,000
  • York, England, United Kingdom
  • Chemicals


We are working alongside our repeat client in the Regenerative Agriculture sector based in York who are looking to hire a Field Operator, at entry level. This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to join a pioneering company and gain experience in this space.

Who we are

We are a dynamic recruitment and executive search agency that has evolved since our first establishment in 2012. We work with several high-profile clients, startups, and SMEs globally to help them source and retain top-tier talent.

The client

Our client is an expansive Regenerative Farming Consultancy, whose purpose is to provide Farmers with the correct decisions towards improving their sustainability.

Location: York

The Role

You will travel to customer sites across the UK with some of our hi-tech GPS-guided RTV vehicles, operating our precision hydraulic soil sampling systems and soil scanning equipment, taking samples and scanning data from arable/grassland sites, and preparing these samples for laboratory analysis. You will receive full training.


  • A safe, courteous, and confident driver with a full clean UK driving license.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Personable yet professional and courteous manner when dealing with customers, with excellent communication skills.
  • Punctual and capable of managing a busy work schedule and solving problems independently.
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to stay away overnight occasionally, as required.
  • Good level of basic computer and mechanical comprehension practical ability and willingness to learn.
  • A basic understanding of farming practices.


  • Extensive travel to customer sites across the UK to undertake soil sampling and field scanning services (involving overnight stays as required)
  • Always representing the company when onsite and respecting customer property.
  • Operating a Polaris or Kubota rough terrain vehicle (RTV) with a mounted Wintex Agro hydraulic soil sampler/soil scanner.
  • Taking soil core samples and scans safely, with due care and attention to detail at all times.
  • Collating and preparing soil samples for laboratory analysis, including carefully labeling and handling samples.
  • Maintenance and light mechanical work to ensure machinery always remains in full and safe operational status. (Training and support will be given by our in-house engineer)
  • Reporting any major mechanical and/or safety issues with all equipment promptly.
  • Occasionally supporting the wider precision farming team in field trials or research work, as required.


  • We offer a competitive package, subject to experience
  • On-the-job training.
  • Excellent company culture
  • Five weeks annual holiday + bank holidays

Tom Harris
Associate Search Consultant

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