Grain Trader

Location Kelso
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Agro-Chemicals, Fertilisers & Seeds
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 basic salary + plus car allowance
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 16217 SA
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Farm Grain Trader

Location: Scotland, North or England and Shropshire/Cheshire.

The Company: UK's leading grain and seed company.

The Industry: Sales, Business Development, Account Management, Trading, Seed, Grain.

Purpose of the Job:

As Farm Grain Trader you will be responsible for trading grain to end users.

You will be responsible for developing new business and an existing customer base.

An essential part of this role will be to provide technical information and advice to farmer customers on all aspects of arable crop production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships and trade with farmers.

  • Nurturing existing relationships and developing new ones.

  • Evaluate the many factors that influence the grain market.

  • Extensive farm calling will be required to take over and manage existing accounts and in the establishment of new accounts.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in agricultural sales or grain buying or as a farm trader.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal effectively with farmers.

  • Good knowledge of agriculture and arable cropping.

  • Hungry, tenacious and driven.

  • Personable and confident.

  • Seeking a long-term position.

  • Good communications skills with the ability to communicate well with farmers.

  • Able to work alone and also as part of a team.

  • Clean driving licence.

The Package:

  • The salary and remuneration package will be competitive within the industry.

  • Excellent benefits to be discussed.

  • Part of a forward-thinking, highly reputable and progressive company with the opportunity to progress a long-term career.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to;

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Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach. Please contact our office for further information on 01527 878550.