Trainee Livestock Representative
PGG Wrightson
Waimate, NZ
1d ago

About the role :

This Traineeship is a great foundation to begin your career. This full time, fixed term role will introduce you to all the facets of PGG Wrightson's successful Livestock business over an 18-month period.

  • Under the guidance of our experienced Livestock agents and managers across the country and through a structured programme of modules and assessments that are designed to provide you with a broad 'generalist' understanding and ability;
  • you will be exposed to everything - from sales and technical knowledge, through to client management and systems.

    You will learn about :

  • What makes a successful Livestock Representative or 'Agent'
  • Qualitative and quantitative technical assessments of livestock
  • Quoting, contracts, systems, online trading platform (bidr) and processes that support our commercial operations
  • Other specialist Livestock areas such as Deer / Velvet, Genetics and Standardbred
  • End to end systems of Livestock supply chain
  • Compliance and legislation that plays a key role in the industry
  • We are looking for candidates with :

  • Enthusiasm and a passion for the NZ Agriculture industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Confident computer and technical skills
  • A passion for sales, good stockmanship and a willingness to learn at every opportunity
  • The ability to grasp new concepts quickly and be physically fit
  • A basic understanding of the agricultural industry, and current challenges - some practical farming experience would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Hold a full, current and clean New Zealand driver licence.
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