Technical Officer Trainee / Graduate

at Hunterchase Consultants
Location Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted 04/01/2022
Category Agriculture
Business and Marketing
Job Type Full-Time Vacancies
Closing Date 31/01/2022
Start Date ASAP

Description

How to Apply

Recent Agriculture or Horticulture or Plant Science graduate sought now!

Great new technical job opportunity for a recent agriculture or horticulture or science graduate. Join a successful and well known plant protection company, a market leader across UK and Europe, with a wide ranging portfolio including plant protection products, fertilisers, biologicals, adjuvants, and soil treatments. The Technical Officer, or Graduate Trainee, will join the established Technical Department and be given full training and lots of support over the first few months.

The main duties of the role will revolve around:

  • managing and running the product trials programme, both in-house and external trials
  • providing a wide range of technical support to customers, including dealing with customer’s enquiries
  • providing technical support to the business including the marketing and quality teams
  • assisting with technical specifications and product compliance
  • helping with product training for customers and colleagues
  • involvement in projects, new ideas, innovation and development

Candidate requirements:

  • Degree or similar qualification in agriculture, horticulture, or plant science.
  • Previous experience in a technical support role would be helpful but not essential
  • Some experience in running horticultural or agricultural trials would be helpful
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise a varied work load
  • Able to work under pressure, especially at times of peak demand
  • Good presentation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Driving licence
  • Willingness to travel within UK and occasionally overseas

Salary: Competitive starting salary

To apply, please email your CV to margaret@hunterchaseconsultants.co.uk or for further information please call Margaret Wilkinson on 07921 454473. A detailed job profile is available on request.

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