Technical Manager - Agricultural Fertilisers

Location Lancaster
Discipline: Agriculture, Agro-Chemicals, Fertilisers & Seeds
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Health Insurance etc!
Contact name: Kate Moxon

Contact email: kate@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 16287 KM
Published: 10 months ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Technical Manager - Fertilisers

Are you FACTS Qualified?

Are you Technically minded with a commercial background?

Are you happy to be home based?

The role:

Our client, a leading supplier of granular fertilisers in the UK, is looking for a Technical Manager to join their team. With a wide range of high-quality products and a focus on customer specific solutions, they are dedicated to promoting soil health and providing expert agricultural fertiliser services.

As a Technical Manager, you will play a crucial role in driving the business forward by developing innovative and market-leading products and technical concepts. Collaborating closely with the Commercial Team, you will support the promotion and marketing of crop nutrition and sustainable nutrient use efficiency across the customer base. Your technical experience and expertise will be instrumental in providing guidance and support in all areas of the fertiliser business.

Responsibilities:

Develop a strategy to introduce new products and concepts that enhance the technical offering of the company.
Lead and support the commercial team in introducing and marketing innovative ideas to customers.
Formulate an overall strategy to promote sustainable nutrient use efficiency to merchants and farmers.
Contributing to various marketing initiatives, including customer contact, farmer meetings, shows and exhibitions, webinars, content creation for farming press and social media, and advertising.
Advise on crop nutrition, including strategy and individual customer recommendations for merchants, agents, and the commercial team.
Participate in commercial decisions, such as raw material advice, product development, supplier contact, and awareness of market trends.
Monitor product quality, specifically focusing on analysis and nutritional efficiency.
Stay updated on new technical developments in fertilisers and agronomy within the industry and provide relevant advice to the company.
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of legislation and regulations concerning fertilisers and nutrition products and applications.
Assist with training initiatives, internally and externally, to enhance the knowledge and nutritional expertise of the sales force.
Fulfil any other duties as required by the company to contribute to the smooth running of the business.
Ensure full compliance with the company's Health and Safety Management System and fulfil obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Requirements:

Applicants for this role should have a FACTS qualification, and relevant previous experience in Agronomy, with strong knowledge and experience around the Fertiliser market.

As well as possessing technical knowledge, there should be a strong commercial bias.

Salary Package;

£50K - £70K Depending Upon Experience

Fantastic Bonus on offer!

Car / Allowance

Private Medical Cover

Pension

Additionally, the package includes a company car, pension plan, and healthcare benefits.


How to apply:

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Please send your CV to; Kate Moxon - MD Agricultural and Farming Jobs LTD.

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

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