Trainee Livestock Representative


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Manufacturing & operations

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Full time

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Trainee Livestock Representative

Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products. We are a regionally significant business: with annual revenue in excess of $2bn, 7,000 employees, seven offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries.

'Inspirational Food created by Passionate People' is our vision as a food company. We are committed to excellence with a level of skill, expertise and care that allows us to bring the very best of New Zealand to the world.

We are currently seeking a Trainee/Cadet Livestock Representative.  This position is responsible for the buying of quality livestock, promoting our business and procurement initiatives and informing suppliers of market related activity including customer compliance regulations eventually having your own area and supplier base.

Full training will be provided for this role and the successful applicant must be flexible to move around the Lower South Island region.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Broad-based experience or a sound knowledge of Livestock buying, farming and agriculture.
  • A Sales and Business Development with a particular emphasis on quality standards and advocating company strategy and initiatives.
  • Secondary or tertiary qualifications, previous experience welcomed
  • Computer literacy - proficiency in the use of Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • A good communicator able to relate well to a range of people
  • Ability to work alone and a strong self-motivator
  • A strong work ethic with a good attitude who is adaptable to change

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Company Info
Silver Fern Farms Limited PO Box 940 , Hastings 4156
New Zealand

Phone: (06) 872 6729
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