Lamb Procurement and Supply Chain Coordinator

Company: Dalehead Foods
Location: Wales
Salary: £Competitive
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The Opportunity:

We are offering an exciting opportunity to work within the Lamb Supply Chain department based in Narberth, Pembrokeshire, reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. We procure lambs direct from farms across the UK, for our customer. The role will be challenging and varied, and you will have the opportunity to be actively involved in all aspects of the lamb supply chain from the farms right through to the retail customer. We work closely with other protein supply chains and you will have the chance to interact with these and have cross-sector learnings/joint projects.

The successful applicant can expect to be involved in:

Animal health and feed projects.
KPI reporting and market information.
The development of our BQL – contract lamb finishing initiative.
Our transition into British Lamb 365.
Producer meetings and Knowledge Transfer events.
Written communication to producers.
What we are looking for:

You must be degree qualified in an agricultural or animal science-based discipline or equivalent, with a real knowledge and passion for the sheep industry. You will also have a strong commercial acumen, with first class organisational and communication skills and the ability to build effective business relationships with farmers and customers alike. A full driver’s licence along with excellent excel and word skills, you will have both an analytical approach and the ability to produce reports and deliver presentations. Strong writing skills would also be an advantage due to the nature and frequency of our communications with this wide range of partners.

What We bring to the table:

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves in creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards, particularly in high animal welfare. We offer a competitive salary package along with a range of other benefits including:

• Life insurance and pension

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as passionate about sustainable agriculture and quality meat production as we are and would like to know more about this opportunity, then we would like to hear from you.

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