Overview

Our Client, one of the world’s leading seed potato breeders and merchants is seeking to appoint a Product / Technical Manager to be based in Scotland.

Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will have a good technical background in agronomy and have ideally gained work experience of dealing with pre-packers, processors , wholesalers  and possibly food service businesses. Critically, you must be confident and knowledgeable within the fresh produce production area and able to confidently liaise with groups of people. This role involves plenty of travel in the UK and overseas.  The successful candidate will have a high degree of autonomy to develop client relationships while promoting their different varieties.

If you have achieved a degree in an Agricultural related subject and can demonstrate passion to be part of the future of this breeder then we want to speak to you. Enthusiasm to join an evolving dynamic sector, strong organisation skills and attention to detail, are essential for this demanding role.

Desirable personal skills:

” Experience of working with a fresh produce crop, ideally potatoes
” Crop production experience
” Excellent written and oral communication skills
” Fluent IT skills and experience of ERP and database systems
” Ability to demonstrate relevant HNC, HND or degree level qualification
” Proven ability to work independently and efficiently
” Contract negotiation skills
” An ability to work as part of a team
” Enthusiasm and commitment  

To be considered for this Product / Technical Manager role, please call our team on 01284 735575, alternatively apply and attach your CV