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Farm Trader - North East Scotland

Farm Trader - North East Scotland

Posted 28 March by De Lacy Executive

An experienced Farm Grain Buyer or Farm Trader is sought to purchase grain, OSR and pulses from farmers in the North East of Scotland. Working for a well-respected and successful agricultural business - you will be visiting an existing base of farmers and developing new contacts to move the business forward.

An essential part of this role is to provide technical information and advice to farmer customers on all aspects of arable crop production including seed varieties, fertilisers and agrochemicals. BASIS and FACTS qualifications would be helpful but are not essential.

Working closely with a local office-based team, you will be providing a professional service, including up to date technical and market information for farmers.


  • Proven experience in buying farm grain, a farm trading role or agricultural sales.
  • Ability to build and develop business relationships with farmers and external clients.
  • Ideally experience of working in an arable farm sales environment and a good understanding of the arable sector.
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy.
  • FACTS and BASIS qualifications, would be advantageous.
  • Flexible approach to work and managing changing priorities.
  • Well organised and determined.
  • Able to work alone and as part of a team.
  • Clean driving licence.
  • IT literate.

Salary: A competitive remuneration package will be offered depending upon experience.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call or email Laura Edwards. Thank you.

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Required skills

  • Buying
  • Sales
  • Trading

Reference: 37621349

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