Nutrition Specialist - Southland

Farmlands Co-operative

Southland District, Southland, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

May 11

This job is no longer accepting applications.

Farmlands Co-operative was established nearly 60 years ago, with the specific intention of providing competition in the rural retail supply sector in order to reduce farmers' input costs. Through our diverse offerings across Retail, Fuel, Lubricants, Agronomy, Nutrition, Horticulture, the high-profile Farmlands Card and partnerships we are a major player in the New Zealand rural industry. We have more than 70,000 shareholders nationwide and are a top 20 NZ Company.

The Role

Farmlands is a leader in animal nutrition solutions, with a nationwide team focused on providing expert technical advice, service and supplies, including leading feed brands: NRM, McMillan Equine, and Reliance.

As a Nutrition Specialist at Farmlands, you will provide technical animal nutrition advise to our Shareholders to grow their success on-farm. You will also be a technical lead in your region, providing local support and coaching to our internal teams to grow our animal nutrition sales and service.

With a strong focus on technical support, sales, relationship building, and account management, in this role you will interact daily with Farmlands shareholders and frontline staff, particularly in ruminant animal sectors of dairy, calf, sheep, lamb and deer.

About you

You'll need to be familiar with the rural community, have relevant industry experience, and be able to quickly and confidently develop rapport with a wide range of people.

Ideally you will also have:

  • A strong farming or technical sales background
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to establish and build effective working relationships and relate well to the farming community.
  • A passion for animal nutrition and welfare
  • A strong understanding of animal nutrition, especially dairy

Nutrition is a rapidly developing field and we are looking for someone with the desire and capacity to learn and grow with us. You will be actively supported by a team of qualified Nutritionists in-house.

Farmlands Extensive Employee Benefits - What we offer you!

  • A competitive base salary + benefits
  • Company vehicle
  • Staff Shareholding
  • Personal Insurances - Medical, Life & Income Protection

Do you believe you have the drive and passion to succeed as a Farmlands Nutrition Specialist?

To apply please click on the online link below or for more information please contact Sarah Meakin on 03 344 3740.


Job Details

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22863Posted on

10 May 2021Closes on


Southland, Gore, Invercargill, Mossburn, Otautau, Tapanui, WintonExpertise

NutritionJob level(s)

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