R425 Herdsperson/Graduate Opportunities for Trainee Technical Sales People

A Major Animal Feed company with brand image for feed quality, personal customer service and technical support seeks herdspersons and graduates to train  as technical sales people. The company is able to offer North Derbyshire dairy and cattle farmers, a full portfolio of compounds, blends and straights. A dairy cow enthusiast with knowledge of beef and sheep is required who will be fully conversant with feeding cows on-farm.

This role could suit either dairy herdsperson or an agricultural college/university graduate. A first class practical experience of working with dairy cows and a common sense but informed knowledge of achieving profitable milk production is needed. Candidates should have had a minimum of three years’ experience with in a large herd environment. In a challenging dairy farming industry, a self-starting and dynamic individual who can demonstrate to farmers a winning farm business empathy.

Enthusiastic candidates will learn to demonstrate nutritional technical ability in front of leading dairy and livestock farmers by being able to provide on farm customer support and troubleshooting as required; Computer literacy, excellent livestock knowledge and good communication skills plus an outgoing personality are required as a minimum.

An agricultural qualification would be considered advantageous but not essential for the right candidate. An initial training programme will be developed for up to one year’s according to individual candidate needs.


A significant basic salary awaits, along with car and company benefits including pension, laptop & expensed mobile

An opportunity exists from a home based territory in North Derbyshire above a line from Derby, Ashbourne, to Leek

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