Fertiliser & Forage Trader

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Are you looking for a commercial career within agriculture? Would you like to work for a values-based organisation with true spirit and heritage, then this opportunity might just be for you!

We have a great opportunity for a Trainee Fertiliser & Forage Trader based in Newport, South Wales.  This is a full-time permanent position, contracted to 40 hours per week. The salary whilst dependent on experience will be in the region of £19,000 to £21,500.

This is an exciting role for a motivated individual who is enthusiastic and keen to kickstart their career within trading.  Candidates will possess an understanding and interest in UK farming coupled with a confident manner, strong negotiation, and communication skills.

Whilst this advert is aimed at a Trainee Trader, please do not be put off from applying if you have working experience in a “Trader” position, we would love to hear from you to!

What you will be doing ...

  • Develop appropriate business relationships and opportunities with suppliers with regular reviews to drive commercial agenda.
  • Manage customer and sales team enquiries providing pricing where necessary and/or directing to the appropriate business contact.
  • Understand the raw material market and keep regularly updated to ensure a proficient level of knowledge to enable accurate communication to our customers and sales team.
  • Minimise risk to the business by managing the trading positions for all products under your control, working with the Senior Traders and Field Based Sales team.

We would love to hear from you if you have….

  • A good understanding of UK agriculture and terminology
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment where decision making is crucial
  • Knowledge of marketing trends and strategies
  • A flexible and adaptable approach and willingness to learn new skills
  • Self-motivated, a good planner and logical problem solver
  • You must be customer focused, commercially minded and target driven with a proactive mindset

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