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Livestock Procurement Graduate Programme

Job description

As a Trainee Livestock Procurement Graduate, you will work as part of a dedicated, driven and supportive team. As your skills and knowledge develop over time, you will get involved in all aspects of Livestock Procurement within the business and your responsibility will increase. It is important that you understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your development is discussed regularly, that you avail of opportunities to expand your knowledge and that you build and develop strong relationships within the Livestock Procurement Department and wider business teams.

The role

Gaining a full understanding of production and operations is key for a successful career in the Livestock Procurement field. Your role as Livestock Procurement graduate will ensure you develop a detailed knowledge of the following areas:

  • Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Lairage & Animal Welfare
  • Slaughter
  • Primary Carcass Breakdown & Yields
  • Boning/Production
  • Customer Specifications
  • Stock Rotation (Maturation)
  • Production Planning
  • Food Safety and Quality Services

Our Brighter Futures Programme

Our two-year training and development schemes are unmatched, and not only will you be learning from fully trained and passionate individuals, but you will also receive:

  • Dedicated mentor
  • Direct access to senior leaders
  • Opportunities to undertake assignments, secondments and innovative project work across the business
  • Investment in blue chip residential offsite training
  • Fast track career progression

What we are looking for

  • Degree in agriculture or related degree;
  • Strong financial understanding and business acumen;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent time management;
  • Understanding of team dynamics, demonstrating the ability to work as an active and constructive member of a team with a professional enthusiastic attitude;
  • Excellent attention to detail;

Accepted degree subjects

  • environmental science and ecology
  • animal care and veterinary science
  • agricultural sciences
  • food sciences

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. We reserve the right to close the role should suitable applicants by found in advance of the closing date.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 March 2023

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Closing date:  31 March 2023

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