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Red Shute Hill, Hermitage, Thatcham RG18 9QL, Berkshire     Start Date: 27 May 2024 - Full Time     Competitive

Job Description


The Benefits

Competitive salary
Opportunities for a mixture of home and site working (to be agreed with Line Manager)
25 days holiday per calendar year with option to purchase 5 more days
Dedicated Learning & Development team to support you and your career
Employee Assistance Program providing 24 hours support & advice in areas such as health and wellbeing for yourself, your family & friends (up to 5 people in total)
Increased Maternity, Paternity & Adoption leave benefits for eligible employees
Life Assurance scheme and pension plan with employer contributions of up to 7%
Cycle to Work Scheme, employee retail discount scheme and free eye test vouchers

About You

Demonstrate an ability to provide good customer service
Effective written and oral communication skills
Possess a confident and professional telephone manner
Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
Proven attention to detail
Proven problem-solving ability
Ability to work on own initiative, making decisions, managing own workload and time, whilst developing effective and supportive relationships with colleagues and customers.
A working knowledge of the use of fertilisers in arable farming with a practical knowledge of the use of RB209 would be desirable
Ideally FACTS qualified although training can be provided
Self-motivated and tenacious
Flexible approach to work and managing changing priorities

Your Role

As a Crop Applications Advisor your role will involve:

Communicating with customers to gather key information for the processing of their fertiliser recommendations
Responding to, monitoring and resolving customer and sales team enquiries via telephone and email
Confidently applying technical knowledge to support customers
Precise processing of fertiliser recommendations using in-house, bespoke software
Creation of variable rate GPS fertiliser spreading files
Use of MS Office packages to manipulate and format data
Troubleshooting problems with GPS fertiliser spreading files
Maintaining our customer database and company CRM system

About Us

SOYL, a division of Frontier Agriculture Ltd, is the UK market leading precision crop production service provider, offering expert advice, services and support to growers to improve the economic, agronomic and environmental performance of their farm business.

Frontier is a successful and growing business. We are the largest crop production and grain marketing company in the UK, with over 1,000 employees and a turnover of more than £1.5 billion.

With a vision to be the first-choice employer in UK agriculture, we are committed to delivering a culture where people are at the heart of our success.

Award winning for our commitment to people, we have been recognised by Great Place to Work institute since 2012 and we are proud to be ranked by them in the top 30 UK best large places to work.

Our business approach is underpinned by our core values – Integrity, Customer focus and Expertise – or ‘ICE’. These values support our whole philosophy and way of working and we are always looking to attract talented individuals with either industry knowledge or specialist skills that will help us deliver consistently to these values.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We have a clear commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity encouraging fairness and equality of treatment for all. As such we encourage applications from all backgrounds.

We recognise the value of a workforce in which people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to introduce fresh ideas and contribute to the business goals.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive environment with inclusive employment policies, such as progressive flexible working and parental policies.

How to Apply


Directly using the following link: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/frontieragriculture/Job/JobDetail?JobId=2303

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