On the look-out for a new job in the agri sector?

Every month a range of roles become available in the Irish agriculture sector, giving people the opportunity to pick out the perfect job for themselves and their career.

This week, AgriRecruit has a range of  jobs available to suit various candidates, with vacancies including: a pig farm manager; a technical sales advisor; a farm office receptionist/administrator; a mart manager; and a head of ruminant nutrition.

Consultative Sales team member

Mullingar based agri-tech company, Efficient Farm Systems (EFS) is recruiting for a candidate to join its technical consultative sales team.

A third level qualification (agriculture, business, marketing etc.) is a must, while full training will be provided.

The opportunity is described as a great place for the right person as EFS is growing with an expanding work force and product portfolio. Click here for more information

Pig farm manager

A 240-sow pig farm in north Co. Cork is seeking to hire a farm manager.

The ideal candidate would have previous experience with pigs and have managerial aspirations or abilities.

On-site accommodation can be provided if desired. Viewing of the piggery and the family/environment is highly recommended. Click here for more information

Technical sales advisor

Feed, seeds and grain merchant Drummonds is looking for a technical sales advisor for its Mullingar branch.

The full-time permanent role will see the successful candidate marketing feeds, seeds and other agri-inputs to livestock farmers within a 60km radius of Mullingar.

Other responsibilities will include (among others): servicing a ledger of existing customers; providing technical advice to customers; and managing products and selling the benefits.

The successful candidate should have a good understanding and avid interest in beef, dairy and sheep nutrition, as well as other requirements. Click here for more information

Farm office receptionist/administration

Southview Veterinary Hospital in Co. Tipperary requires a friendly, outgoing person with a keen interest in farming and country life – as well as good IT skills – to join its team.

Duties will include: dealing with client calls and questions on the phone and in person; assisting in organising large animal vets’ working days and referring client questions to vets; and stock control, ordering of supplies and maintenance of records.

Required skills are a good knowledge of the agriculture industry with a keen interest in farming; and basic IT knowledge. Possession of a Green Cert would be considered an advantage. Click here for more information

Mart Manager

Sixmilebridge Co-op Mart in Co. Clare has a vacancy for the position of mart manager, owing to the impending retirement of the current incumbent.

The ideal candidate should have a strong, in-depth knowledge of the livestock trade. Experience in the areas of management and the agricultural sector are also desirable. Click here for more information

Head Of Ruminant Nutrition

Due to continued expansion, Agritech is looking to expand its current team with the addition of a new position, head of ruminant nutrition, to support its national and international markets.

This role is the ideal progression for a candidate who has been working in ruminant nutrition and looking to step into a more senior management level role.

This role will involve providing technical support and training to the sales team and distributors both in Ireland and internationally. Click here for more information