International Grain, Seed and Fertiliser Merchant

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Gleadell Agriculture is one of the most progressive, profitable agricultural merchants in the UK today

The company has grown to become the third largest grain buyer in the UK, trading over 2 million tonnes of farm sourced grain per annum as well as becoming one of the leading suppliers of fertilisers and seeds at the farm gate.

The Gleadell expansion has taken place at a sustainable level allowing a continued high level of service to existing customers as well as offering a competitive alternative to new customers.

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Recruitment Agents

We get a lot of interest and many calls from recruitment agencies – we do appreciate your interest, however we recruit for all positions using our in-house HR team and we contact our candidates directly.  We value highly delivering a quality service and find that managing recruitment in-house allows us to do this.

We do not therefore take cold calls from agencies – if we find ourselves in a position whereby we may need help from an agency we will contact our preferred suppliers.  We have no plans to review our preferred suppliers at the current time – please do not ask us to.  We ask that you respect the relationships we have with our preferred suppliers and follow these guidelines.

Thank you for your understanding.

Farm Trading Administration Assistant

The Company

Gleadell Agriculture is the UK’s leading independent agricultural merchant owned by strong, financially secure shareholders ADM and InVivo.  A significant exporter of grains, pulses and oilseed rape to international markets and a supplier to domestic millers, maltsters and feed compounders.  Gleadell has five offices throughout the UK, employing over 140 staff and provides a people-based, quality service to consumers and farmers, offering a wide range of grain marketing tools and the sales of seed, fertiliser and technical services.

The Role

Farm Trading Administration Assistant

There are two positions available – Dunnington, Yorkshire & Codford St Mary, Warminster

Gleadell are recruiting for Administration Assistants to provide excellent administrative support to the regional Farm Trading teams.  These are interesting and varied roles working within a busy environment and there will be the opportunity for career progression for the successful candidates.

How to apply

  • Complete and return the attached application form.
  • Please ensure that your personal statement provides information detailing your experience, skills, and knowledge with regard to the criteria found on the specification.
  • Deadline for receipt of applications is midday on Friday 4th May 2018.
  • Correspondence will be sent via email to all candidates regarding the next stage.

Please return your completed application form by email to recruitment@gleadell.co.uk

Gleadell Agriculture Ltd – Application Pack – Farm Trading Assistant April 2018

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  • Location: Dunnington, Yorkshire & Codford St Mary, Warminster
  • Deadline: Friday 4 May 2018

Temporary Harvest Grain Sampler Suffolk/Essex

The Company

Gleadell Agriculture is the UK’s leading independent agricultural merchant.  An exporter of grains, oilseeds and pulses to international markets and a significant supplier to millers, maltsters, and feed compounders.  Gleadell has five offices throughout the UK and provides a people-based, quality service to consumers and farmers offering a wide range of grain marketing tools and sale of seeds and fertilisers.

The Role

Temporary Harvest Grain Sampler

We wish to recruit a temporary grain sampler to accurately sample grain and pulses on farm for analysis in the company’s laboratories. This is a hands-on practical role whereby samplers will visit a number of farms daily.  An interest in agriculture is preferred although not essential.

We have a vacancy for a mid-July start in either of the following areas; Suffolk & Essex.

Successful candidates will be expected to attend an induction/ sampler training along with a driver assessment prior to being allocated a company vehicle to carry out the role.  Training will take place w/c 16 July 2018.

Applicants should be physically fit, hard-working and reliable with good communication skills along with being competent in the use of IT systems.  A full clean UK driving licence must have been held for a minimum of one year.

Working days:  Monday to Friday.  Hours are variable depending on season requirements, however a flexible approach to working hours is required especially in peak periods.

Job Description – Grain Sampler Harvest 2018

Temporary staff application form Suffolk.Essex May 18

 

Farm Traders – Swaffham (East Anglia) & Warminster (South)

Gleadell Agriculture is the UK’s leading independent agricultural merchant owned by strong, financially secure shareholders ADM and InVivo.  A significant exporter of grains, oilseed and pulses to international markets and a supplier to domestic millers, maltsters and feed compounders.  Gleadell has five offices throughout the UK and provides a people-based, quality service to consumers and farmers, offering a wide range of grain marketing tools and the sale of seed, fertiliser and services.

Farm Traders – Swaffham (East Anglia) & Warminster (South)

Gleadell is continuing to expand its on-farm presence throughout the UK working with its dedicated and professional Farm Trading team.  Farm Trading is an interesting, fast paced role that requires drive and ambition to succeed in building strong, long-term relationships.

The Farm Trader is responsible for purchasing combinable crops and selling seed and fertiliser products, along with promoting Gleadell’s quality technical services to farmers.  Working as part of an established team the Farm Trader will focus on managing and supporting existing accounts along with procuring business.

Gleadell welcome applications from experienced Farm Traders, driven candidates with a sales background or graduates who are prepared to work hard to build a successful career with a company who invests heavily in training and development of staff.

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  • Location: Swaffham (East Anglia) & Warminster (South)
  • Deadline: Friday 1 June 2018
3rd largest UK grain buyer
140 employees
2,500,000 tonnes purchased from UK farmers annually

We value diversity in our workplace

Gleadell Agriculture Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to treating its employees and job applicants equally.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workplace. Gleadell conform to The Ethical Trading Initiative Base Code – further details can be found by clicking the link here.

Gleadell Advance

Gleadell Advance is a dedicated development programme which provides opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge to ensure success within a role.

To submit an application for a position at Gleadell Agriculture, please send a covering letter and CV to: Recruitment@Gleadell.co.uk

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