Careers

Working for Scotgrain Agriculture Ltd

We take great pride in the quality of the products and service we provide to our customers and we recognise that our success depends on the people who work for us.

We welcome ambitious and talented individuals who are looking for a career with the scope for personal and professional development and want to be a part of our successful international team and our future.

Career Enquiries: recruitment@bairds-malt.co.uk.

Current Vacancies


Farm Business Manager - Arbroath

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Farm Business Manager 

REPORTS TO: General Manager, Scotgrain

DEPARTMENT: Scotgrain

LOCATION: Home based covering Angus/Lothians/Borders

HOURS: 35 hours per week

SUMMARY OF JOB:

The primary objective of the jobholder is to assist with the ex-farm procurement of malting barley and other grains in addition to the profitable sale of agricultural inputs to growers whilst maintaining an acceptable farm debt profile.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maximise the procurement of grain from grower base by means of forward contracts and spot purchasing techniques.
  • Maximise the sale of agricultural supplies in a profitable mix as defined by the company and by regional/climactic factors.
  • To feedback market information to the product management function in a timely manner.
  • To maintain an acceptable debt profile in line with the requirements of the company’s credit control policy.
  • To source new business within regional area of responsibility or as directed by the company.
  • To provide technical information and services to grower base.
  • To cooperate in developing and achieving realistic budgets/targets which relate to the company’s business plan and budget and recognising them as fundamental to the company in aggregate with colleagues’ performance.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships and communication with other Scotgrain and Bairds Malt personnel.
  • Establish working relationships with Scotgrain Agriculture Limited customers and suppliers of arable inputs

PERSON SPECIFICATION

ESSENTIAL:

Skills/Abilities:

  • Computer literate with good understanding of MS Office.
  • Good knowledge of agriculture and arable cropping but training will be given, if required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a confident approach trading directly with farmers.
  • Flexible outlook.
  • Willing to work as part of a team.
  • Self-motivated and able to work alone.
  • Clean driving license and held a full license for a minimum of 2 years.

DESIRABLE:

Qualifications:

  • FACTS and BASIS qualified however, full training will be given to an individual willing to undertake these qualifications.

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter to: recruitment@bairds-malt.co.uk detailing the qualifications, skills and experience that you can bring to our business.

Please note that your application will only be acknowledged if you are selected for an interview.

 

 

 

 

 

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