A Senior Straights trader is required to sell and trade straights to livestock farmers through the North of England. There will be opportunities for buying of feed products along with managing long & short trading positions. Developing relationships with the principal contacts in the Raw Material supply industry to maximise efficiencies and profitability is considered important for this role. Wet co-products are also part of the feed portfolio on offer. Previous trading or sales experience to livestock farmers is essential. In essence, the role is office based and there is a requirement for the successful candidate to mentor and lead other sales team members in the creation of a winning business culture.
Excellent communication ability along with good IT/computer skills is important for the successful candidate. Achievements of budgeted margins and volumes is fundamental to this role both individually and preferably with the flair and drive to collectively encourage and influence other office sales team members.
Knowledge of feed straights and co-products industry is desirable albeit not essential if candidates have previous sales and people management skills.
An agricultural supply industry knowledge and experience of livestock farming plus awareness/empathy of to-day’s livestock business farms is essential.
A good salary is on offer appropriate to previous senior trading experience. Excellent basic wage plus company benefits. Further significant bonuses can be earned appropriate to financial annual contribution
This role will work in the company’s offices located in the East Midlands