Crop Protection Buyer
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Are you an experienced, self motivated Crop Protection / AgChem Buyer who is looking to provide a high level of customer service to a membership based cooperative?  Are you a resourceful team player, keen to work in a friendly and dynamic environment for a successful, expanding organisation?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Crop Protection Buyer; who is capable of building excellent relationships throughout the whole purchasing chain from manufacturer through distributor to advisor and Members; to join this very busy purchasing team. The AtlasFram Group purchases in excess of £24million of crop protection products per annum on behalf of 1000+ farmers throughout the UK.

The AtlasFram Group is one of the UK’s largest farmer-owned input purchasing and crop marketing Groups for professional arable and livestock farmers. We exist solely to serve and represent our significant Membership base, our goal being to provide them with an unequalled service, together with the very best value for money for the purchasing and crop marketing activities which we undertake on their behalf.

You will be responsible for a variety of activities including:
Providing and maintaining a high level of service to the membership.
Developing robust and competitive relationships with key suppliers.
Sourcing new suppliers and products.
Assisting with negotiations with existing and potential suppliers.
Receiving and placing member’s orders on a daily basis.
Maintaining an up to date awareness and knowledge of rules and regulations relating to building materials.
Supporting colleagues within the purchasing team across other product areas.

To be considered for this position you will have an agricultural background / experience and be keen to work in an office based team environment.  Specific agrochemical / crop knowledge would be an advantage but is not essential.  You will be conversing daily with members and suppliers so excellent communication / negotiation skills and computer literacy are essential.

In return for your energy and enthusiasm you will be rewarded with a competitive salary plus benefits, whilst gaining the opportunity to work within a progressive, career focused environment as part of a lively, professional team.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this vacancy, please apply today to with details of your current salary level and expectations by 30th May 2014.

AtlasFram Group Ltd is a multi-award winning and one of the most trusted and highly regarded Farmer Cooperatives in the UK. We are a forward thinking and energetic company with a clear vision and strategy for delivering an exemplary service to our Members farming businesses.

The AtlasFram Group comprises of approximately 42 staff and has one office located in the beautiful market town of Framlingham, Suffolk. We look for dynamic individuals who want to be part of a progressive, career focused environment and as part of a lively and professional team.

Louise Tupman
HR Manager
Station Road
IP13 9EE

Tel: 01728 727700
Mob: 07779 350071