Dairy Specialist

Progressive Genetics is a market leader in cattle breeding and milk recording in Ireland. We deliver our services to the farmer community across 20 counties and are committed to adding value to our customers enterprises.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person in an organisation and industry which is experiencing rapid growth and looking forward to a bright future. We are looking to add expertise to our Dairy Team in Progressive Genetics as our industry continues to evolve and position itself for both the challenges and opportunities in the future. The position is based at the Progressive Genetics Head Office at Rathcore Enfield Co Meath.

The successful candidate should have broad farming experience and a massive interest in all aspects of cattle breeding. An enthusiasm for the industry and a commitment to working as part of a dynamic team is vital for this exciting role.

The successful candidate’s role will include, but is not limited to the following duties:

  • Work with farmers, industry organisations and agencies to identify concerns, issues, trends and new developments in the industry.
  • Work collaboratively with customers, industry partners, breeding advisors and AI technicians.
  • Lead the development and delivery of educational materials, training tools and other programs to assist Progressive Genetics increase our competitive position.
  • Use performance measures to ensure that customer requirements are addressed efficiently and effectively.

Key Skills:

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Drive to deliver above and beyond expectations.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Familiar with social media.
  • A love for cattle breeding and farming in general.
  • The ability to develop a strong network in the company and the industry.
  • Attention to detail and organisational ability.

Applicants for this position should ideally have:

  • A desire to perform and contribute to the overall company performance.
  • An ambition to excel in the industry.
  • Agricultural background.
  • A third level qualification in Agriculture or related area.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in the industry.
  • Computer Literacy, proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite.

A competitive package will be available to the right candidate.

Replies to: Brendan Scanlon, Progressive Genetics, Rathcore, Enfield, Co Meath A83KP98.

Email: bscanlon@progressivegenetics.ie

Closing Date for applications: Friday 12th April 2024.

Progressive Genetics is an equal opportunities employer.

Progressive Genetics is 100% Irish Farmer Owned. Progressive Genetics is an equal opportunities employer.