Commodity & Feed Trader/Buyer

Location Framlingham
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Agro-Chemicals, Fertilisers & Seeds
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive salary dependant on experience/knowledge, plus benefits
Contact name: Sarah Snell

Contact email:
Job ref: 15661LP
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Commodity & Feed Trader/Buyer

Fram Farmers Ltd, Suffolk

Do you have an interest in commodity markets and trading? Are you a highly organised, self-motivated person with a good understanding of farming and agriculture particularly the Animal Feed sector? Do you have a good telephone manner and Microsoft office skills; mainly word and excel; and the ability to assimilate new information quickly? Are you a resourceful team player with a high focus on providing an excellent standard of customer service who is keen to work in a friendly and dynamic environment for a successful, expanding organisation?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a confident and proactive Commodity & Feed Trader/Buyer to join this rapidly expanding business to provide support to the livestock team in relation to managing our members forward feed commitments and the logistical movement of feed.

Fram Farmers is one of the UK’s largest farmer-owned input purchasing and crop marketing Groups for professional arable and livestock farmers. We exist solely to serve and represent our significant Membership base, our goal being to provide them with an unequalled service, together with the very best value for money for the purchasing and crop marketing activities which we undertake on their behalf.

You will be responsible for a variety of activities including but not limited to:

•Monitor and manage member forward feed commitments.

•Produce a livestock raw material report on a weekly basis.

•Liaise and communicate with membership regarding logistical movement of feed.

•Comply with UFAS/FEMAS/TASCC standards.

•Develop robust and competitive relationships with key suppliers and have a proactive approach when looking at new products and services.

•Ensure Members are kept up to date with developments and new or alternative products as they become available.

•Provide and maintain a high level of service/account management to the membership.

•Receive and place member orders on a daily basis

To be considered for this position you will have a high standard of education, coupled with a good understanding of agriculture and the buying and selling of animal feed, an upbeat, can do attitude and a good telephone manner. Previous experience in the agriculture feed industry is desirable, but not essential.

In return for your ability to multi task and remain calm under pressure you will be rewarded with a competitive salary dependant on experience/knowledge, plus benefits, whilst gaining the opportunity to work within a progressive, career focused environment as part of a lively, professional team.

Additional company benefits;

5% non-contributory pension

22 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

Life Insurance

Member Benefits

Hybrid Working

Private health care

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this vacancy, please apply today!

**Overseas applicants - please note that this job is NOT Sponsored, so please do not apply unless you already have the right to live and work in the UK**