Check out the latest jobs available in the agri sector

A number of jobs in the agriculture sector become available every month, giving people plenty of opportunities for new roles or to make a fresh start in a new career.

This week, AgriRecruit has a range of jobs available to suit various candidates, with vacancies including: Management Accountant; Field Sales Rep; Parts Assistant; Teacher of Agriculture; Project Co-ordinator; Service Engineers; and Dairy Herd Manager.

Management Accountant

Protential Resources is currently recruiting for one of the largest beef processing companies in Europe for the role of Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a challenging career with one of the largest indigenous agri-business in Ireland.

The successful candidate will be based in Poznan, Poland, for two to three years. This role offers a very good salary, a company car, accommodation and regular flights to Ireland. Click here for more information

Field Sales Rep

Meath Farm Machinery is currently looking for an enthusiastic, driven and result focused Field Sales Rep to join the team.

The successful candidate will be a Meath Farm Machinery and John Deere brand ambassador. This role requires flexibility including travel abroad for factory trips, trade shows and product launches.

Based in Cavan, the job offers: an attractive base salary; excellent commission structure and earning potential; as well as a company vehicle, laptop and phone. Click here for more information

Parts Assistant

Meath Farm Machinery is also seeking a Parts Assistant, responsible for selling, receiving and delivery of parts and accessories in its Cavan depot.

Essential duties for this role include: promoting and selling parts and/or services to meet customer needs; assisting with the preparation and maintenance of merchandised display; and verifying receipt of incoming shipments, among others.

Desired skills and qualifications include: a competent knowledge of agricultural equipment and the farming industry; the ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions; and excellent customer relationship skills. Click here for more information

Teacher of Agriculture (Dairying)

Private agricultural education institution Mountbellew Agricultural College is now inviting applications for the  post of Teacher of Agriculture (Dairying).

The minimum qualification is a Level 8 or higher degree in a relevant agricultural discipline (minimum 2.1). This is a permanent position and is sub-vented by Teagasc.

The starting salary scale is Teacher Basic Grade €32,652 – €62,164. The successful applicant will start on the minimum of the pay-scale unless they have relevant similar public sector experience immediately prior to appointment. Click here for more details

Project Co-Ordinator

Agri-tech expert Lely Center Mullingar is looking to hire a Project Co-Ordinator to cover the midlands area.

This is a full-time permanent position, with time split 50% in the office and 50% in the field.

Working as part of a design/drawing/consultancy team and reporting to the Senior Project Co-Ordinator, the successful candidate’s role will be primarily field based, and will responsible for the timely delivery of the firm’s projects on both dairy and beef farms.

Excellent training will be provided by Lely which will be ongoing for the first 12 months. This position will ideally suit someone living in the Offaly / Westmeath area. Click here for more details

Service Engineers

Lely Center Mullingar is also seeking to bring in two more Service Engineers to cover the midlands area. This is a full-time permanent position and the firm is recruiting for the midlands area – Westmeath and Offaly.

Working as part of a service team of 12 people, and reporting to the Service Manager this role will be primarily field based, and chosen employees will responsible for installing, commissioning and servicing Lely products on dairy and beef farms.

Career progression is a distinct possibility for someone who excels working in a dynamic and fast paced work environment. Click here for more information

Dairy Herd Manager

Finally, an exciting full-time permanent position for a Dairy Herd Manager has arisen on a 400-cow, spring-calving dairy herd unit in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

The farm has modern facilities including a new rotary parlour. The successful candidate must be an experienced stockperson who takes pride in ensuring high standards are maintained across all aspects of herd care.

Working as part of a team, the role requires relevant qualifications and experience.

An attractive salary is on offer, as well as regular time off, with assistance available for finding accommodation, if required. Click here for more information

Check out the latest jobs available in the agri-sector

There are a number of companies looking to hire in the agri-sector this month, with jobs available in sales and management positions.

A full listing of all of the latest jobs and positions on offer are available over on AgriRecruit.ie.

If you’re interested in a change of career path or looking take on a new challenge here is a selection of the latest jobs going in the agri-sector.

Agricultural Advisors

GLAS Farm Planners is a nationwide consultancy service offering Glas Farm Planning services to farmers all across Ireland.

Vacancies are available within the company for graduates in agricultural science to promote the company’s services and assist farmers with the GLAS scheme application.

Responsibilities will include assisting the company’s existing and future clients with their farm scheme applications including GLAS applications, GLAS nutrient Management Plans, and Basic Farm Payment applications.

They will also be expected to promote and provide advice on all other farm schemes within the Rural Development Programme including TAMS applications and the Beef Data Genomic Programme.

The right candidate should have a level 8 degree in Agricultural Science with a Soil Science module while they should also posses excellent communicational skills with a flair for engaging in conversation.

People interested in this post can click here to apply.

Breeding Advisor and Sales Person

Eurogene AiS and LIC Ireland is currently recruiting for the position of a Breeding Advisor and Sales Person.

This role will initially be a fixed-term contract, while the ideal candidate should have an excellent knowledge of New Zealand grass based systems.

Requirements for this position include having an excellent ability to navigate ICBF’s Herd Plus Reports, with good computer skills also being an advantage.

The right candidate should have excellent communication skills with a positive attitude. Hands on experience on a dairy farm would be an advantage but is not a necessity.

To apply for this position, click here.

Nutritionist/Technical Manager

Meanwhile, Aurivo Co-op is currently looking for a Nutritionist/Technical Manager to help further develop their animal feed range and support their farm commerical specialist team.

The vacant position is based at the co-op’s feed mill in Ballaghadereen, Co. Roscommon.

This position is ideally suited to someone who would enjoy effective interaction with farmer and trade customers, advising and designing solutions to support feed efficiency and profitable livestock and milk production

Responsibilities would include supporting the farm commercial specialist team in providing the best technical expertise to customers, while also identifying and developing new business opportunities. 

Applicants should display strong leadership, strategic planning and financial management qualities.

Key strengths will include prioritising, strategic planning, leadership, training and financial management

Interested candidate should click here to apply.

Technical Sales Representative

The Cooney Furlong Grain Company is looking for a Technical Sales Representative for the south Wexford area.

The company’s core business is the assembly, drying and marketing of grain, with an important part of that being the supply of seed, fertiliser and agrochemicals to their grower customers.

The successful candidate will receive an excellent salary, performance bonuses, a company vehicle, mobile and laptop.

This position will see the right candidate take responsibility for all sales activities in the assigned area, while developing and implementing agreed upon sales targets.

An ideal candidate should have a third-level agri-related qualification. Experience in a similar advisory/sales role, preferably in the agri-sector, would also be an advantage.

For more information on this vacancy or to apply, click here.