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Location: Oswestry

Purpose of Role

We are looking to recruit a new member to the Merchandising team as we have a busy refit program planned. The role will be varied, including physical merchandising in depots, producing layout plans, and supporting the team with new depot openings where applicable. The role will be based at Oswestry but there will be an element of working away so a flexible approach to working is necessary.

Duties

Reporting to the Depot Planning Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Understanding both the Range Review Process and Re-Organisation Policy
  • Organising appropriate Planograms after Range Reviews have taken place
  • Monitoring Planograms when implemented in Depots and giving regular feedback and updates to the Merchandising Manager
  • Being fully involved with the visual presentation of ranges in Depots and working with Depot staff to maximise sales opportunities
  • Working with the Merchandising Team when fitting out in a new Depot or Depot refits throughout the Wynnstay trading area

The Person

The successful candidate will:

  • Be professional and a confident communicator
  • Be organised and pro-active with a flexible approach to working hours
  • Preferably have previous merchandising experience, or show a keen willingness to learn
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and development
  • Possess a full clean UK driving license

Location: Astley

Purpose of Role

To provide efficient and flexible support with a wide range of key projects and administration to the retail stock co-ordination team.

Duties

  • Book goods to accounts, post transfers, calculate and record the fulfilment percentages, provide information for the warehouse with any picking discrepancies and amend Astley and store stock.
  • Smartscan and correct stock when amendments need to be made ensuring all checks are carried out before amending. Including inputting monthly count sheets, variances, and the annual stock take.
  • Create purchase orders for stock replenishment with suppliers by using data collected from the main system and assisting spreadsheets with sales figures.
  • Use the Wynnstay system to record and maintain good stock management on animal health batch traceable products.
  • Communicate with the Wynnstay depots regarding any stock queries and suppliers regarding the booking in of deliveries/collections.
  • To provide on-going general and project-based support to the management team, as required necessary for the on-going and future development of the business.
  • To generate reports using the main system, manipulate in spreadsheets such as excel and develop methods of interpreting data.
  • General administration such as word processing, data entry, photocopying and filing a range of documents.
  • Providing wider office support as may be required to support smooth administration and replenishment.

The Person

The successful candidate will promote excellence in the principles and practices of accurate administration, to continually improve the operating standards within the retail stock team by using their strong communications skills, knowledge of IT systems and administration processes

They will demonstrate a flexible approach to work with a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn and support our business and furthering your knowledge

Location: Astley (Shrewsbury)

Purpose of Role

To co-ordinate, monitor, review and administer Distribution activities and compliance standards while developing your skills and knowledge to provide support to your manager and the wider Distribution team.

Duties

  • To be responsible for inputting, invoicing, and collating all driver delivery documentation, raising any queries with the Distribution Coordinators and/or line Manager.
  • To arrange for driver digital tachograph cards and vehicles to be downloaded on a weekly basis.
  • Updating the database for vehicles activities weekly.
  • Co-ordinating and monitoring distribution activities.
  • Liaise with customers daily to ensure an outstanding service standard.
  • Act as a point of contact for drivers and the Distribution function daily.
  • Liaise with your Manager to ensure all vehicles are kept legally roadworthy.
  • To flexibly provide general assistance on site at peak times to ensure efficient business activity.
  • To co-ordinate compliance with Distribution regulations, in conjunction with your line Manager to include filing and data base inputting.
  • Provision of general office support when required including assisting the wider Distribution and Customer Services teams and making deliveries/pick-ups to/from other Company sites or suppliers as directed by your manager.

The Person

Your strong communication and interpersonal skills will offer an ethical and transparent approach to working practice, with use of strong IT and Microsoft Office skills you will be able to deliver accurate administration support to the distribution department.

As a successful Distribution Administrator, you will be able to work in a fast-paced transport environment. It is preferred that you have previous administration experience, however this is not essential.

Location: Llansantffraid

Purpose of Role

Professionally, effectively and efficiently conduct a range of order processing and customer services related duties, as agreed with your Manager.

Duties

  • Dealing with incoming customer and staff enquiries as necessary both over phone and face-to-face
  • To support the proactive approach held within the department of pre-empting customer feed orders, by contacting customers within your territory
  • Processing of feed and fertiliser orders onto the main frame system Great Plains in a timely, accurate manner
  • Communicating with the Transport Department to assist with prioritising and routing of loads
  • To liaise with key personnel regarding feed orders and pricing queries
  • To deliver a high standard of customer service at all times
  • Analysing and reporting of information and findings
  • Involvement in marketing activities helping to promote sales campaigns
  • Quoting prices and arranging deliveries with our third-party fuel supplier
  • General liaison between managers, representatives and customers both face to face and over the telephone
  • Project work as agreed with your manager
  • General administration such as word processing, data entry and manipulation, photocopying and filing of a range of documents for example
  • To provide ongoing general support to the Customer Services team, as required necessary for the ongoing and future development of the business

The Person

  • Be computer literate and willing to master a new computer system
  • Possess an excellent, confident telephone manner
  • Knowledge of agriculture and related products an advantage
  • Thrive from working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability and willingness to work shifts on a rota system

Location: Carmarthen

Purpose of Role

To professionally, effectively and efficiently conduct a range of customer service and weighbridge related duties

Duties

  • Supporting incoming customer and staff enquiries as necessary both over phone and face-to-face
  • Taking a proactive approach held within the department of pre-empting customer feed orders, by contacting customers within your territory
  • Processing of feed and fertiliser orders onto the main frame system Great Plains in a timely, accurate manner
  • Communicating with the Distribution Department to assist with prioritising and routing of loads
  • Liaising with key personnel regarding feed orders and pricing queries
  • General administration such as word processing, data entry and manipulation, photocopying and filing of a range of documents for example
  • Providing ongoing general support to the Customer Services and Weighbridge Operating team as and when required

The Person

  • The successful candidate will promote excellence in the principles and practices of customer service, to continually improve the operating standards within the team by using their strong communications skills, knowledge of IT systems and administration processes
  • They will demonstrate a flexible approach to work with a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn and support our business and furthering your knowledge
  • Proven administration experience is advantageous, however full training will be offered to the suitable candidate

Location: Llansantffraid

Purpose of Role

To assist in the maintenance of compliance within activities of the Feed division, through implementation of quality control procedures at our Mill in Llansantffraid.

Duties

  • Supporting the Quality Control Team to maintain compliance with all relevant feed assurance schemes, e.g. UFAS, by implementing the Quality Control program and procedures.
  • Testing raw materials and finished feeds on a daily basis.
  • Assisting in ensuring production activities remain compliant with all industry standards, environmental management policy and company health and safety policy.
  • Ensuring that all relevant quality procedures are followed and to support development of new procedures where required.
  • Identifying any significant non-conformances in feed produced. Reporting findings in an appropriate timescale to Quality Control and Compliance Manager or Deputy.
  • Integrating and communicating with other departments, including liaising with the mill staff whilst carrying out compliance duties.

The Person

  • Have good attention to detail and the ability to work accurately
  • Have a willingness to learn and strengthen knowledge base
  • Be able to communicate to a good standard
  • Be a good team player with the ability to work under your own initiative
  • Ensure that report procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Participate in any relevant training to further skills and knowledge as directed
  • Support colleagues and promote good working practices
  • Have good general standard of education/qualifications

Location: Stafford, Tetbury, Haverfordwest, Pensarn, Uttoxeter, St Asaph, Calne

  • To retain, increase and maximise sales of agricultural products.
  • The key point of contact within your given territory for support and advice on Agricultural products to both customer and colleagues.
  • In line with company initiatives, to organise promotional activities and support campaigns at the depot and to include link selling.
  • To identify potential growth areas in the agriculture sector and implement sales plans to enhance growth, by being aware of the local competitive landscape and liaising with Store Managers, Product Specialists, Marketing Team, Purchasing Team, Development Managers and Regional Trade Managers.
  • To utilise the CRM function in conjunction with your Manager, to assist with the ongoing data collection and to increase sales activities with the customer base.
  • To continuously develop your knowledge on agricultural products by attending relevant training programmes.
  • To service customers and provide advice where qualified, in a friendly, courteous and professional manner and in line with customer care policies.
  • To be flexible in providing cover at other local stores where required.

 

Location: Craven Arms

Ensuring a quality service to our farm customers, you will manage the depot trade activities, site operations, and staff, to maximise the financial contribution and effectiveness of the depot, while offering valuable products and reliable efficient services in line with our agreed business objectives.

Duties

  • To retain, increase and maximise sales of all product areas at the store through various selling activities
  • To take overall responsibility for the site including its staff, stock, and performance
  • To ensure existing customer base is maintained at exceptional levels of customer service, and new contacts/customers are established where possible
  • To provide leadership, support and development to key individuals within the store
  • To set SMART objectives for key individuals within the store in line with the Retail Performance Management system
  • To ensure your manager is informed of any developments with the Store and its activities
  • To keep your staff informed of and consulted on new and ongoing developments, using the Bulletin and other supplements including memos, Newsletter and Intranet etc
  • To assist with setting, communicating and achieving the annual financial budgets at the store, including sales, margins and stock turnover
  • To ensure the store is stocked adequately and presentable at all times, with seasonal stock, aligned with the Group’s Blue Print procedure
  • To manage stock efficiently ensuring the best return per square foot of floor space, while coaching product specialists to be pro-active with stock replenishment, obsolete products, and managing inter store transfers and stock records on the system
  • To ensure stock is managed and controlled to the highest standard, ensuring Smartscan procedures are completed accurately, efficiently and timely
  • To implement and participate with promotional campaigns for the retail, agricultural, and other relevant market segments, and to explore new market segments, following agreement with your Manager
  • To liaise with the Marketing Department in running individual store marketing campaigns and open days
  • To liaise with key people within the division i.e. product specialists, regional business managers, marketing team, purchasing team and development managers, and maintain good working relationships within the wider Group inc. Transport and Sales Representatives etc
  • To coordinate compliance with Health and Safety requirements and various transport regulations, in conjunction with the Transport Manager.
  • To ensure all vehicles kept on the premises are maintained and serviced as required and kept legally roadworthy, and all documentation is efficiently dealt with and adhered to
  • To be responsibility for Health & Safety on site, including fire safety, site security, staff welfare, accident reporting and First Aid. To understand and comply with the requirements of BASIS, FIAS, British Pharmaceutical Society, trading standards, AHDA, FACTS, etc where applicable

Person Specification

  • Commercial & practical awareness of the agricultural industry
  • Enthusiastic and hungry to seek new opportunities through various initiatives
  • Can encourage and inspire others to follow with previous management/supervisory experience and strong communication skills
  • Ability to sell through enhanced customer relations and knowledge
  • Can act as a team player, networking with key individuals throughout the Group
  • Knowledge of the regulations surrounding portfolio of products sold
  • Awareness of the Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • To be qualified in the following areas, or prepared to undergo training:
    • AMTRA SQP Qualified
    • Basis Store Keeper Qualified

Location: Raglan

Purpose of Role

To assist with managing and maximising the effectiveness of the Depot and staff, with all product sectors, and in line with agreed business objectives.

Duties

  • To assist with retaining, increasing and maximising sales of all product areas in the Depot through various selling activities
  • To assist with responsibility for the site including its staff, stock, and performance
  • To ensure existing customer base is maintained at exceptional levels of customer service, and new contacts/customers are established where possible
  • Ensure all administrative paperwork is completed in timely and efficient manner
  • To assist with setting SMART objectives for key individuals within in the store in line with the Retail Performance Management system in agreement with your Manager
  • To ensure your Manager is informed of any developments with the Depot and its activities
  • To keep staff informed of and consulted on new and ongoing developments, using the Bulletin and other supplements including memos, Newsletter and Intranet etc
  • To ensure the Depot is stocked adequately and presentable at all times, with seasonal stock, aligned with the Group’s Blue Print procedure
  • To ensure stock is managed and controlled to the highest standard, ensuring Smartscan procedures are completed accurately, efficiently and timely
  • To support and participate with promotional campaigns for the retail, agricultural, and other relevant market segments, and to explore new market segments, following agreement with your Manager
  • To co-ordinate compliance with Health and Safety requirements
  • To monitor, review and where necessary introduce new routing and distribution systems to ensure consistency, minimise duplication, and maximise cost-effectiveness, in line with agreed objectives
  • To liaise with key people within the division i.e. product specialists, regional business managers, marketing team, purchasing team and development managers, and maintain good working relationships within the wider Group inc. Transport and Sales Representatives etc
  • To resume responsibility for Health and Safety on site in the absence of the Manager, including fire safety, site security, staff welfare, accident reporting and First Aid.   To understand and comply with the requirements of BASIS, FIAS, British Pharmaceutical Society, trading standards, AHDA, FACTS, Transport regulations etc where applicable

The Person

  • Commercial and practical awareness of the agricultural industry
  • Enthusiastic and hungry to seek new opportunities through various initiatives
  • Ability to sell through enhanced customer relations and knowledge
  • Can act as a team player, networking with key individuals throughout the Group
  • Knowledge of the regulations surrounding portfolio of products sold.
  • Awareness of the Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • To be qualified in the following areas, or prepared to undergo training:
    • Amtra SQP Qualified
    • Basis Store Keeper Qualified
    • First Aid Qualified

Location: Dartington

 

  • To service customers and provide advice where qualified, in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • To perform various warehouse duties, including receiving goods in, dealing with relative paperwork, order picking and providing good customer service whilst loading products into vehicles.
  • To operate a forklift while ensuring adherence to all safety standards
  • To stock shelves, carry out stock rotation exercises, and assist in merchandising as required
  • To assist with accurate and timely stocktaking
  • To efficiently complete the processing of cash and credit transactions as and when required
  • To work as a team player providing general support to colleagues on product knowledge and stock-related matters.
  • To support the success of all promotional campaigns
  • To oversee the maintenance and cleanliness of Depot yard and whole site appearance.
  • To be flexible in providing cover at other Depots where required

 

Location: Sedgemoor, Tanygroes (Part Time), Helston

 

  • To service customers and provide advice where qualified, in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • To perform various warehouse duties, including receiving goods in, dealing with relative paperwork, order picking and providing good customer service whilst loading products into vehicles.
  • To operate a forklift while ensuring adherence to all safety standards
  • To stock shelves, carry out stock rotation exercises, and assist in merchandising as required
  • To assist with accurate and timely stocktaking
  • To efficiently complete the processing of cash and credit transactions as and when required
  • To work as a team player providing general support to colleagues on product knowledge and stock-related matters.
  • To support the success of all promotional campaigns
  • To oversee the maintenance and cleanliness of Depot yard and whole site appearance.
  • To be flexible in providing cover at other Depots where required

 

Location: Astley (Shrewsbury)

Purpose of Role:

To assist the Warehouse Senior Management team by accurately, efficiently and safely performing varied general warehouse duties, to include picking orders for distribution to Wynnstay outlets and safe loading /unloading of vehicles, on a 10.30am-7.00pm shift pattern.

Duties

  • To accurately pick all orders for supply to our depots
  • To load and unload delivery vehicles safely and efficiently
  • To put away all incoming goods in an organised fashion
  • To report to any anomalies in stocks, i.e. damaged and out of date products, or low level of goods
  • To operate a forklift as required taking care to adhere to all necessary safety standards
  • To maintain good housekeeping in the warehouse and keep it clean and tidy always, maintaining a safe working environment
  • To participate in any duties as may be necessary in the interests of health and safety, including COSHH compliance, Spillage clean-up, and safe manual handling. In all cases, comply with health & safety instructions and wear any Personal Protective Equipment deemed necessary
  • To service any warehouse customers in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • To play a key role in stocktaking activities

Person Specifications

  • To be able to conduct a manual handling role
  • To possess a Counterbalance Forklift licence, or similar, or be prepared to undergo training
  • To be self-motivated and can work from own initiative
  • Can demonstrate strong accuracy levels
  • Is flexible in approach to working hours

Location: Llansantffraid

Purpose of Role

Taking a real hands-on practical approach, you will supervise and develop a team of experienced and hardworking HGV Fitters and Vehicle Mechanics, while effectively maintaining our transport maintenance policies and processes, enabling the safe and efficient delivery of products to our various sites and locations, and loyal customers.

 

Duties

  • To effectively help manage the activities of our garage technicians to ensure efficient operation of the garage facilities
  • To manage, review and where necessary introduce new initiatives regarding the maintenance of our vehicles
  • To balance, on an on-going basis and review the costs of our vehicle maintenance and look for ways to reduce our repair costs, providing Wynnstay with a “best cost option”, whilst maintaining vehicle serviceability and adherence to the relevant DVSA regulations
  • Help with promoting our Daily defect reporting system, and compliance culture with any Wynnstay driver
  • To manage the stock replenishment within the garage, ensuring satisfactory stock levels of the correct parts are consistently available
  • To ensure that our vehicles remain compliant with the various Codes of Practice as may be in operation, e.g. DVSA guide to maintaining roadworthiness
  • To ensure the compliance of the function with Vehicle Inspectorate and Health and Safety regulatory requirements
  • To work with the Transport Coordinators at all locations to ensure all vehicles remain roadworthy
  • To take advice as necessary from identified external experts, and ensure that requirements are effectively implemented across the fleet

For the right candidate a Trainee position would be considered, and supported with a training and development programme.

 

Location: Llansantffraid

To assist in HGV mechanical and fitting and maintaining the Transport maintenance policies, processes and procedures to enable the safe and efficient delivery of product from source onto farm, while ensuring compliance with a variety of regulatory bodies including DVSA and VOSA.

Duties

Commercial Function

  • To efficiently assist in the operation of the garage facilities
  • To manage and undertake any new initiatives regarding the maintenance of our vehicles
  • Help with promoting our Daily defect reporting system and compliance culture with any Wynnstay driver

Regulatory Function

  • To ensure that our vehicles remain compliant with the various Codes of Practice in operation, e.g. DVSA guide to maintaining roadworthiness, UFAS guide for road haulage
  • To ensure the compliance of the function with Vehicle Inspectorate and Health and Safety regulatory requirements
  • To work with the Transport Administrators and Co-ordinators at all locations to ensure all vehicles remain roadworthy
  • To take advice as necessary from identified external experts and ensure that requirements are effectively implemented across the fleet

Location: Carmarthen

Purpose of Role

To professionally, effectively and safely conduct a range of driving, loading and delivery duties to our customers, whilst adhering to associated regulations and guidelines, as agreed with your manager.

Duties

  • To carry out a range of driving and delivery activities, including:
    • HGV driving
    • Safe loading and unloading of the vehicle
    • Assorted administrative requirements
  • To fully comply with our Operator's licence requirements, including tachograph use and the working time directive at all times where applicable
  • To maintain the condition and roadworthiness of your assigned vehicle while incorporating the use of our daily defect reporting system
  • To ensure your assigned vehicle is kept in a clean condition, both inside and out
  • To ensure wheel nuts are checked and tightened in accordance with our policy
  • To service customers in an efficient, friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • To complete any training which we deem necessary for the role

Person specification

The successful candidate will:

  • Be enthusiastic, a self-starter and passionate about sales with a proven track record within agricultural sales and management
  • Be a leader of people committed to continuous skills and knowledge development
  • Have sound commercial acumen and hold excellent time management and organisational ability
  • Be IT proficient and a strong communicator at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Display a sound grasp of the realities of operating within a large, sales led organisation

Location: Raglan

Purpose of Role

Supporting our customer service and distribution policy and standards, by professionally, effectively and safely conduct a range of driving, loading, and delivery duties to our customers, whilst adhering to associated regulations and guidelines, as agreed with your manager.

Duties

  • To carry out a range of driving and delivery activities, including HGV driving, manual handling, safe loading and unloading of the vehicle and assorted administrative requirements
  • Safely and effectively store and secure products in the trailer unit on the vehicle, maintaining safety, security, and careful handling of all products transported and loaded/unloaded at all times. Training is provided to ensure safe handling or products such as ADR, and use of any machinery on site.
  • To fully comply with our Operator’s licence requirements, including tachograph use and the working time directive at all times where applicable
  • To maintain the condition and roadworthiness of your assigned vehicle while incorporating the use of our daily defect reporting system
  • To ensure your assigned vehicle is kept in a clean condition, both inside and out
  • To ensure wheel nuts are checked and tightened in accordance with our policy
  • To service customers in an efficient, friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • To meet or exceed any specific performance objectives agreed under the Wynnstay Review process
  • Any other reasonable duties that you may be asked to perform

Location: Midlands/Welsh Borders

Purpose of the Role

To develop and maximise the financial contribution of arable products and services throughout the trading area and your given territory.

Duties

Your main responsibilities as an Agronomist with Wynnstay will include:

  • Offering practical and strategic advice on all aspects of crop production
  • Providing advice on crop protection, plant nutrition, fertiliser planning and variety selection to improve farm profitability
  • The management of long-term customer relationships
  • Identifying and fulfilling new commercial opportunities

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:

  • Be fully conversant with the agronomy of arable and forage crops
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the industry
  • Function effectively as part of a dedicated team
  • Be driven, self-motivated, organised, ambitious and determined to succeed
  • BASIS and FACTS qualified
  • Be required to live within the designated area

Location: York

Purpose of the Role

To maximise the financial contribution of combinable seed products whilst developing new and existing marketing opportunities.

The Opportunity:

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Providing technical product guidance for Wynnstay Seeds with designing, implementing, and updating seed products
  • Being responsible for addressing product challenges in the portfolio, making sure those technical challenges are overcome
  • Supporting the sales of products by providing excellent technical support to Wynnstay reps, distributors, and customers - including customer visits, customer training, product launches.
  • Helping to develop new business opportunities within selected target regions and crops
  • Translating and interrogating supplier information to create product technical content supporting the sales of seed
  • Contributing to regional technical briefing meetings and set up and execute any demo trials (including The Arable Event)
  • Supporting reps to maintain and grow existing key business relationships to maximise sales opportunities
  • Helping in the development of seeds strategy regionally and nationally including forecasting and annual budgeting
  • Developing a network of contacts and help to gather market information, including competitor activity and new market opportunities
  • Liaising with Head of Seeds regarding concerns

Location: York

Purpose of Role:

The seed team are looking for an experienced Seed Operations/Logistics Coordinator, to professionally support Wynnstay with managing deliveries and coordinating farmers’ orders.

The Opportunity:        

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and managing daily deliveries of Seed from suppliers to our farm customers
  • Being the main point of contact for dispatch and delivery issues to ensure smooth movement of goods
  • Implementing and improving the logistic process to meets the needs of growing business requirements, with the ability to produce and analyse relevant key indicator information, highlight any irregularities, and regularly report findings
  • Working closely with sales and product management teams
  • Managing your own time effectively, prioritising the business needs accordingly with the daily demands of the role
  • General administration such as word processing, data entry and manipulation, photocopying and filing of a range of documents for example

The Person

The successful candidate will:

  • Preferably have some Arable knowledge and logistics experience
  • Have strong administrative skills
  • Possess excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Have good leadership skills

Location: Mid Wales, North Wales & Cheshire

Purpose of Role

The Sales team have an exciting opportunity for an Animal Health Sales Specialist, to grow and develop sales of the extensive Wynnstay Animal Health product portfolio, along with Dairy Hygiene, Hardware ranges and livestock handling equipment, achieving and exceeding targets, volumes and margins, and profitably develop field sales contribution to the regional sales territory.

The Opportunity

  • To forge and maintain strong relationships with designated key accounts, supporting existing customers and developing new customers within your own area by identifying and seeking potential new business and markets
  • To provide technical product support to customers within own designated area, in line with the company standards defined by the Technical Product Managers
  • To liaise with your Sales Manager, the product management team and other sales specialists to produce timely and accurate sales reports to monitor sales performance and future progression
  • Liaising on the telephone or face to face with your colleagues and be the key point of contact within your territory for support and advice on the Wynnstay Animal Health product portfolio.
  • To market Wynnstay as a company and promote the awareness of the Wynnstay brand within your own designated area
  • To build and maintain constructive relationships with other key sales channels including the Depots and other field sales team members; working closely with staff from other divisions within the company to maximise returns from group trading activities.
  • To roll-out marketing, promotional and product management campaigns within own designated area, liaising where necessary with the Marketing Group, CRM function and Product Managers
  • Fully utilising the Sales Support/CRM function, to monitor customer and sales trends for determining key accounts and future sales strategies.
  • Inform senior management of any concerns or irregularities which may, or has the potential to, jeopardise the operation of the business
  • To manage own time effectively, ensuring value for money in role and maximise contribution to the business

The Person

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a strong understanding of the agricultural industry and its developments, specifically the animal health sector
  • Be approachable with the confidence to use your own knowledge and skills to respectfully raise the Company profile
  • Have the ability to communicate and build relationships
  • Self-motivated towards sales development, whether working as part of a team or individually with the use of previous sales experience
  • Be willing to work toward SQP (RAMA) qualification, if not already qualified

Location: South Hampshire & Dorset

Purpose of Role

Developing sales across all product groups, promoting all routes to market, utilising our depots and sales desk to enhance and support the Company sales effort. Providing advice and support to your customer base whilst monitoring trends and utilising campaigns to promote sales.

Duties

  • Growing and developing sales of animal health, hardware, feed and arable inputs.
  • Developing existing and new customer ledger in area
  • Supporting both new and existing customers to improve farm profitability
  • Offer quality products and practical advice that adds value to the customer
  • Contributing fresh ideas on how to grow sales
  • Building and maintaining constructive relationships with Wynnstay depots, working closely with staff from Sales and other divisions within the company, to maximise returns from group trading activities
  • Fully utilising the Sales Support function including CRM, to monitor customer and sales trends for determining key accounts and future sales strategies

The Person

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be agriculturally commercial aware
  • Be highly motivated
  • Have a strong understanding of sales and agricultural products
  • Be able to build good business relationships with professional farmers
  • Be efficient in time management and able to work effectively on your own initiative
  • Have previous sales experience advantageous but not essential
  • Have knowledge of feed, arable and animal health inputs is desired but not essential
  • Possess a full clean UK driving license

Location: Llansantffraid

Purpose of Role

Supporting Spar and Wynnstay customers by supervising the smooth operation of the store and stock activities, including key holder responsibilities, while providing an excellent standard of service and maximising sales opportunities.

Duties

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing a service and advice to customers, in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • Efficiently and accurately completing the processing of cash and credit transactions
  • Ensuring shelves are stocked in accordance with daily protocols, carry out stock rotation exercises, and assisting in merchandising as required
  • Supporting the success of all promotional campaigns and maintain visual impact at all times
  • Assisting with accurate and timely stocktaking
  • Key holder responsibilities

Person specification

The successful candidate will:

  • Be customer focused and able to take on a wide range of tasks and challenges
  • Thrive from a fast-paced working environment
  • Be an efficient accurate worker with a positive hands-on attitude
  • Preferably have Post Office experience
  • Be flexible in your approach to working hours, to include weekends and evenings