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Farm Trader

Wrexham, Suffolk, GB

COFCO International is a global agri-business with a clear vision, strong values and a positive culture, focused on being a leader in the global grains, oilseeds and sugar supply chains. We provide the food the world needs in a responsible way. Headquartered is Geneva, Switzerland, we are ambitious, with the right structures and culture to meet the world's increasing and changing needs. With 11,000+ people in 35 countries, our global portfolio includes assets across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. We trade with over 50 nations, while providing farmers unique direct access to the growing Chinese market.

The Role

We now have an exciting opening for an experienced Farm Trader to join our expanding team, based at our office in Ipswich.

This is a great opportunity for an established, driven Farm Trader who is looking for their next challenge. Joining one of our key teams, the main purpose and responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Purchasing grain, pulses and oilseeds from farms and selling seed fertiliser and other crop products.
  • Working with the rest of the team to identify prospective customers, promote the benefit of trading with COFCO UK, and open new accounts.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships through providing technical guidance and product support to customers
  • To ensure that accounts are paid within terms agreed, and customer credit is controlled.
  • To undertake on farm grain sampling.
  • To ensure the maintenance of an effective working knowledge of all crops/commodities traded, and of seed/fertiliser and other crop products sold.

The ideal candidate will have prior knowledge of combinable crop seed, forage seed and fertiliser. Be an excellent negotiator and networker and have the opportunity to help shape and build the future of this key area.


In Return

In return for your talents we offer a generous salary and commission package, 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme and life assurance. Car allowance and a relaxed, flexible working environment.



  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programme


COFCO International is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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