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Livestock Buyer – Central Scotland - HP054

This is your opportunity to join the procurement team of one of the UK’s leading meat producers.

My client is seeking an experienced buyer with a successful track record of sheep/beef cattle procurement and established contacts within the farming community.

This role is predominantly office based, with 1-2 days a week spent on the road visiting suppliers. You will join a small team with an existing supplier network.

The successful candidate will receive a company car, bonus and a salary that reflects their experience.

The role:

  • Build and maintain relationships with farmers and suppliers
  • Cattle grading
  • Negotiate purchase prices
  • Ensure consistent supply of cattle in line with procurement targets
  • Visit farms/suppliers
  • Ensure livestock deliveries are on schedule
  • 3 - 4 days per week working in the office
  • 1 - 2 days per week field based

About you:

  • Previous Livestock Buyer experience
  • Excellent understanding of beef/sheep production
  • Good communication skills
  • Organised and able to work under pressure
  • Target driven
  • UK driving licence


  • Competitive salary will be offered that reflects your experience
  • Company car
  • Bonus scheme

How do I apply?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Harry Porter on: 01885 485524 or e-mail your CV and covering letter To Thank you.

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