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Fane Valley is now one of Ireland's most progressive agri-food businesses, with interests in red meats, feed compounding, porridge oats and breakfast cereals, agricultural supplies, and renewable energy, operative across Europe. Our commitment to developing our work force is paramount in meeting our objective of delivering quality products with top class service at competitive prices.

Fane Valley has a diverse culture reflecting the diversity not only in the business functions but also in our locations. As a company we embrace change and continuously strive to be the best in whatever sector we enter.

Agri Supply Chain Assistant

Reference: REF: WS/ASCA/06/20

Closing Date: 3rd July 2020

Reporting to the Agri Supply Chain Coordinator the Agri Supply Chain Assistant will be responsible for analysing harvest oat samples, recording results and reporting results back to farmers and suppliers. The role will also involve walking crops on farm to inspect prior to harvest and overseeing the completion of farm surveys to capture management practices and compare with oat quality.  FIXED TERM CONTRACT FOR 4 MONTHS

 

The Person:

  • A good understanding of NI and ROI arable sectors;
  • Access to a car for the purpose of work along with business insurance and a full driving licence;
  • Be IT literate;
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision and work as part of a team;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills;
  • Show attention to detail and accuracy of record keeping.
  • A preference will be given to candidates with the following:
  • A third level qualification in Agriculture;
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

The Job:

  • Issue sample bags to farmers requesting oat samples;
  • Record farmer/suppliers information;
  • Analyse samples and record results on excel document;
  • Draft and issue detailed report of oat quality results to farmer/supplier;
  • Analyse test results in generated reports;
  • Inspect crops prior to harvest;
  • Send farm surveys to growers;
  • Ensure all surveys are completed correctly;
  • Analyse surveys and generate reports comparing management and oat quality.

A preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • A third level qualification in Agriculture;
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

 

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email: hr@fanevalley.com,

Tel: (028) 92 610480 or apply direct through our GETGOT portal https://fanevalley.getgotjobs.co.uk/home.