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Seed Operations Manager

Scotland, Angus, Montrose
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
27 Nov 2020

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We are very excited to be working with a well-known fresh produce and food manufacturing business who are looking for a Seed Operations Manager to join their site in Montrose, Scotland.

The Business:

Our client is an international fresh food business with family values at heart. They are the largest purchaser of British potatoes and work closely with over 250 UK growers to ensure optimum crops are grown. Their seed potato business is based in Montrose, Scotland and this is where the role we are recruiting for is based. They are passionate about supporting British farmers, encouraging them to run sustainable farms.

The Role:

You will be responsible for the co-ordination of the company's seed supply, sales, and distribution. You will be required to liaise with growers, customers, and legislative authorities on timings, grading, allocation, and delivery of seed stocks. You will support customers with sales, ensuring they receive the required product to the highest standard. You will look into logistics, reviewing prices and communicating professionally with everyone involved. You will have strong knowledge of the industry and understand how changes can benefit the business.


You will be joining a small team at the Seed Potato site, and you must be confident in working collaboratively with your colleagues. Communication is vital in this role, as you will be regularly liaising, advising, and supporting farmers. You will come from a background in agriculture and have worked with potatoes in the past. Ideally, you will have knowledge of the potato market and industry across the UK and Europe. This role will be office based with elements of travelling, so you must be happy to regularly travel within your role and stay away from home when required.

If you think this is the right fit, apply below! For any queries please contact Sarah on 01780 480530 or


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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