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Junior Contracts Manager - Northamptonshire

Circa £25k plus use of company car - Manufacturing
Ref: 213 Date Posted: Tuesday 08 Jan 2019
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Junior Contracts Manager

Salary: Circa £25k plus use of company car

Location: Long Buckby, Northamptonshire

The successful candidate will have an Agricultural background within Farming, seeking a position which will offer variety, scope of opportunity, development and a real sense of achievement!

Working with the Senior Management Team, they will play a pivotal role in the continued growth and success of a dynamic family run organisation. This unique opportunity will cover all elements of business from Production, Accounts, Quality, Audit, Contract Management, Logistics Planning, Systems and Processes.

Role Profile

  • Arranging and attending meetings with Farmers, Growers and Contractors
  • Dealing with customer call offs
  • Advising Production Manager of customer call-offs and specifications
  • Managing the movement of incoming crop and processes required
  • Liaising with the haulage department to arrange transport of ‘raw material’ and finished products
  • Product quality assurance checks and documentation
  • Production Planning
  • Issuing of new contracts
  • Liaison with main Agricultural bodies
  • Involvement with internal/external Audits and Compliance

The Ideal Candidate Profile

  • A background within Agriculture
  • Excellent communication skills in order to reach out and engage effectively with a wide spectrum of internal and external contacts.
  • Good practical knowledge or understanding of planting and harvesting techniques
  • A strong team player with clear leadership values
  • Self-disciplined and motivated
  • Commercially astute
  • Familiar with MS Office
  • Methodical with the ability to plan daily tasks effectively
  • Clean Driving Licence