Job reference: 002315
Closing date: 05/07/2024
Hours Per Week: n/a

Job Description

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Shropshire / Herefordshire area to carry out soil sampling and associated in-field services for our farmer clients across the Shropshire region. We are interested to hear from self-employed contractors or individuals who are available to support us throughout the year, who own an ATV.

Often working alone, you will be self motivated, organised and have previous experience involving customer facing activities to ensure we provide a professional and safe service to customers.  This is a physically demanding role, and you must be accustomed to working outside throughout the year. Full training is provided.

Ideal Candidate

  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong communication skills both over the phone and face to face
  • Have own ATV
  • Full UK driving licence ideally with a trailer licence included
  • Able to work outside in all conditions
  • IT literate
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Prior experience in a soil sampling role would be advantageous but is not essential.

Key responsibilities

  • Field services including GPS soil sampling
  • Handling of digital data and maps
  • Management and planning of customer orders and schedules
  • Understand and deliver exceptional customer service to internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication via phone and on-farm
  • Active participation with the health and safety culture to fit with SOYL’s national policy.

About Us

SOYL is a division of Frontier Agriculture Ltd and is the UK’s largest precision farming business.  Our head office is based in Berkshire.

Frontier is a successful and growing business. It is 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 partner for crop production and grain marketing, and the first-choice employer in UK agriculture, Frontier is committed to delivering a culture where people are at the heart of success.

Our business approach is underpinned by our core values – integrity, customer focus and expertise. These values support our whole philosophy and ways 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.

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