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Employer:            Agrico UK Ltd

Position:              Field Technical Assistant  

Location:             Castleton of Eassie, Glamis, By Forfar, Angus, DD8 1SJ    

Salary:                  A competitive salary to be agreed by negotiation

Benefits :             Health Insurance, car

One of the world’s leading potato breeders and merchants is seeking to appoint a Field Technical Assistant to be based in Scotland.

As a Field Technical Assistant you will be responsible for coordinating the production of seed potatoes of Agrico controlled varieties in Scotland working in close cooperation with experienced colleagues. Key to this will be your ability to provide information and understanding on the varieties their differences and characteristics. Plan and deliver annual field trials in close collaboration with others. Support seed growers manage their certified seed crops providing advice on best practice and varietal performance.    

Assist sales staff register and assess complaints while ensuring growers allocated to you are kept fully informed in writing as to the validity or otherwise of seed under complaint. Desirable personal skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fluent IT skills and experience of ERP or database systems
  • Ability to demonstrate relevant HNC, HND or degree level qualification
  • Crop production experience
  • Experience of field trials
  • Proven ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Contract negotiation skills
  • An ability to work as part of a team 
  • Enthusiasm and commitment

 

If you're interested in this position please email your CV and current salary details with covering letter to archiegibson@agrico.co.uk or by post to Archie Gibson Executive Director, Agrico UK Ltd, Castleton of Eassie, Glamis, By Forfar, Angus,  DD8 1SJ