Management Trainee - Seed

Greenvale AP is one of the UK’s largest growers and packers of fresh potatoes, supplying some of the country’s largest retailers and is also a major supplier of seed potatoes. We are looking for a Management Trainee to support and develop our Seed business, based in Burrelton. This role will involve working within all areas of seed production and sales, allowing you to gain a broad overall knowledge of this importance sector.

  • Location: Burrelton
  • Salary: Competitive + car allowance + bonus + benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday-Friday, Full-Time
Main Responsibilities:
  • Building a strong on-farm presence.
  • Working with our Seed supply base.
  • Crop inspections, store sampling, contract negotiations.
  • Assisting the sales team, selecting seed stocks for UK and Export customers.
  • Overseeing quality and grading of seed stocks.
  • Assisting the technical team with crop improvement projects.
  • Helping with planting and harvesting of variety trials.
  • Learning and contributing positively.
  • Identifying specific areas of interest to establish a successful career.
  • Demonstrating flexibility in approach.
Key Attributes:
  • Previous experience of working with potatoes or other field crops is desirable but not essential.
  • A passion for rural affairs and the farming community.
  • The ability to plan and execute your working week whilst either working on your own or part of a team.
  • A full UK driving licence.
  • Ability and willingness to continue your development.
Closing date: 30 April 2022

Additional Benefits:

Competitive salary and vehicle allowance, bonus scheme, 32 days holiday and the opportunity for professional development.