Alternative Feeds Trader

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Are you interested in agricultural commodities and keeping abreast of the marketplace? Do you enjoy building relationships with customers and suppliers?

If so, we want to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with a dedicated interest in agriculture looking for a commercial career as an Alternative Feeds Trader

We are a national organisation albeit with a local feel, therefore we actively welcome applications from those living throughout the UK.

Salaries are dependent on skills and experience and will be discussed on application.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Trade alternative feeds such as soya and rape to our farming customer base
  • Support the sales of the added value & processed grain products, such as fats & caustic wheat
  • Building longstanding relationships with our customers, suppliers, and field sales team
  • Proactively seek new customers through regular prospecting
  •  Liaising with our suppliers to ensure our customers receive the best possible pricing and service levels

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A keen interest and understanding of the agricultural commodities market, trends, pricing, and demand
  • Previous experience working in an agricultural commercial environment or possess previous practical agriculture experience, possibly in farm management or on the family farm
  • Passionate with a sound understanding of UK agriculture and terminology
  • Drive and determination, and comfortable working within a sales environment

We are continually monitoring the guidelines and advice provided by the UK Government as we navigate our way through Covid-19. As a business we take the safety and wellbeing of every one of our employees seriously and we are providing robust protocols and guidance to ensure the risk of spread is reduced and that all employees feel supported. It is our priority to ensure our candidates also remain safe and well in this unprecedented situation.

Therefore, we have adapted our interview process accordingly and it may be that your interview will be virtual, taking place via TEAMS.

Would you like to work for a values-based organization with true spirit and heritage, then this opportunity might just be for you!

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