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Trainee Agrononmist

Ref No: D/TA/01/23

Location: North East Ireland
Closing Date: 3rd February 2023

We now wish to appoint a Trainee Agronomist with the ability to work on their own initiative to add value to our Agronomy Team and customers.

The Role:

The Trainee Agronomist will undergo an extensive training program to become an IASIS qualified Agronomist within our Agronomy team with responsibility for:

  • Providing customers with technical advice, crop walking with agronomy support on arable, root and forage crop production, including seed selection, crop nutrition, crop protection, soil nutrition and forage conservation:
  • Delivering ambitious growth strategies across the territory to new and existing customers for a leading range of high quality products including agro-chemicals, liquid/granular fertiliser, bio-stimulants, forage additives, cereal/grass seeds and soil conditioning/lime products;
  • Provide support to research and development trials at our research farm.

The Person:

  • Educated to degree level in Agriculture, Agriculture with Crop Science, Agri Business or similar (2023 graduates are welcome to apply);
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the Irish agricultural industry, including knowledge of arable and mixed farming sectors;
  • Have excellent communication and negotiating skills and be able to communicate with farmers and colleagues;
  • Have excellent business acumen and commercial awareness with a strong can do attitude;
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a busy team;
  • Hold a full driving licence.

In return, the company offers an attractive salary and benefits package including a company vehicle, a full graduate training program, continual personal development and excellent career progression opportunities.

For further information on the role, please contact the HR Department at Drummonds. Email: or (+4428) 92 610488 quoting reference number Ref: D/TA/01/23.

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About Us

Headquartered in Clonee, Co Meath, Drummonds is a leading supplier of agronomy services and agricultural inputs across the North East of Ireland. Annually at harvest the business processes more than 100,000 tonnes of native grain across eight locations, with manufacturing facilities for seeds and animal feeds in Drogheda and Navan.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Drummonds is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better