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Are you looking for a rewarding career in British Beef? Trainee Livestock buyer- West Midlands - LC173

I am looking for a commercially minded person with a strong beef background, to join a market leading company in the West Midlands. This role could be suited to someone already working in sales, looking for a new and a rewarding career within one on the UK's largest food supply chain businesses.

You will have proven experience and knowledge of UK Livestock farming, particularly beef, as well as prior agricultural sales experience and the ability to effortlessly build relationships with the agricultural community.

It would be highly advantageous if you have experience in livestock procurement and/or carcass classification although this is not essential as full training will be provided.

What may a week look like?

  • Acquiring livestock according to the company requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with farmers, livestock agent and suppliers.
  • Out on farm, advising farmers on selection, breeding and nutrition.
  • Working in accordance with animal welfare, and company operating procedures to ensure safe production, handling and movement of livestock.
  • Accurate, in depth record keeping.

About you:

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Practical livestock experience and an affinity with the agricultural community.
  • Self-motivated, results driven with the ability to manage your own workload.
  • Resilient to deal with the challenges associated with this type of role.
  • Strong people skills, able to build strong relationships.

Remuneration: Competitive salary and a company vehicle.


Please call Lauren Catherall on 01885 485527 or email an up to date copy of your CV (In Word Format) to

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