Headland Agrochemicals Ltd, a UK subsidiary of FMC Corporation based in Philadelphia US, is a leading supplier of Crop Protection products, Adjuvants and Crop Nutrition products (including foliar micro nutrients and plant biostimulants) to agricultural, horticultural and amenity sectors in the UK, as well as to overseas markets.

FMC is one of the world’s leading discovery and crop protection marketing companies in both conventional, biological and biostimulant crop chemistry. The role will include working with colleagues who are supporting a widening range of products based on cutting edge research and development and marketed in over 50 countries worldwide.

In this role of Crop Nutrition Development, the primary function of which is to support the growing UK and Ireland business, the successful candidate will be able to provide technical support for the broad range of formulated products, which fully meet customers’ requirements. The Specialist will have the ability to advise and influence agronomists and commercial distributor staff and liaise with trials organisations, industry bodies and processors.

Educated to degree level candidates should be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of crop nutrient science and application together with a FACTS qualification. There is a need to demonstrate a successful technical track record and achievements in crop production coupled with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates will need to have at least five years relevant nutritional experience in sales, marketing, trials or research. Working in conjunction with the commercial team the Specialist will enjoy building strong relationships and long-term partnerships with the UK and Ireland’s top agricultural suppliers and advisors.

The role offers a competitive salary and comprehensive employment package. There is flexibility on location.

For a confidential discussion about the role please call Brian Hutchison of Hunter Chase Consultants on 07765 222625 or email your CV with a covering letter to brian@hunterchaseconsultants.co.uk