Dalehead Foods is a division of Tulip, with four dedicated factories supplying fresh lamb, pork, sausage, bacon and sliced cooked meats to a premium retailer.
Our farming operations work closely with producers, our meat processing plants and our customer, to ensure a supply chain that provides full traceability and focus on quality, customer service, animal welfare, training and development.
We are offering a graduate an exciting opportunity to work within the Lamb Procurement team based in Narberth, Pembrokeshire. We procure lambs direct from farms in Wales and the South West of England for our customer. You will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of lamb procurement working closely with the Lamb Supply Chain Manager and other members of the team. The role will be challenging and varied, from taking the lead on on-farm trials and organising knowledge transfer events for producers, to planning lamb supplies for our processing operation and because of our unique producer group you will have the opportunity to visit farms with our fields team. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in other innovative projects that we are developing (or have underway) in conjunction with research facilities and genetic breeding companies and as such you will be actively involved in the entire lamb supply chain from the farms right through to the retail customer. We work closely with other protein supply chains and you will have the chance to interact with these and have cross-sector learnings/joint projects. There will be the opportunity to meet with our retail customer, presenting to them, attending meetings and other stakeholder events.
What we are looking for:
You must be degree qualified in an agricultural or animal science based discipline or equivalent, with a real knowledge and passion for the sheep industry. You will also have a strong commercial acumen, with first class organisational skills and the ability to communicate with farmers and customers alike.
What we can offer you:
As a leading food business, our structured Graduate Development programme offers you the opportunity not only to further develop your management skills but you will also gain experience across the broader Tulip group. In addition to personal and career development, and the support of a mentor, we also offer a competitive salary package along with a range of other benefits.
If you are as passionate about sustainable agriculture and quality meat production as we are, and would like to know more about this opportunity then we would like to hear from you. To apply please …..
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