Come and grow your career with Suttons Seeds
At Suttons Seeds we are always looking for bright new talent to help drive the business forward. If you think you have what it takes to be part of a fast-paced, ever-changing industry please send us your CV.
As a company with the ‘Investors In People’ accreditation, and we aim to ensure that everyone, throughout the company, has the necessary skills, the right training, and the right attitude to ensure Suttons Seeds remains a market leader. We offer a diverse range of opportunities, from our offices to our warehouse, from our call centre to our production department and from our laboratory to our trials ground.
Whatever your working background you may just find the job you’ve always been looking for. And the fact that we’re based by the seaside in beautiful Devon is just an added bonus!
Horticulture – Technical Advisor
Suttons is a long established company that is now entering an exciting new stage in its development following a recent MBO. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a strong plant knowledge to give technical support and advice to both our internal and external customers.
- To respond to customer requests for advice (phone, email & letter)
- Offer explanation and solution to technical complaints (phone, email & letter)
- Identify patterns and take action following complaints about non germination of seed
- Manage the knowledgebase – create new articles and maintain / update existing articles
- Catalogue proofing and checking product details before going to print
- New packet proofing and revising updated pockets
- Create growing instructions for new products
- Involvement with new product trials
Will have proven experience and knowledge of plants, trees and seeds. We are looking for an astute person who is able to speak to our customer base (internal and external) and advise them on an infinite series of issues, concerns or problems. A wide variety of reference information will be available.
Will be able to work under pressure and to have the ability to organise, plan & prioritise. Communication of any product issues to the appropriate department will also be required.
The right candidate will be enthusiastic and confident as well as being computer literate.
Have a good knowledge of Suttons product including all new ranges for the forthcoming season o ensure the correct information is given to a high standard.
Provide and maintain information internally on flower seed, plant and bulb ranges for catalogues, promotions and websites, whilst providing all technical product information for both seed and plants to external customers
The successful candidate will ensure that targets (customer requirements) are met and are on time and provide accurate product information.
The successful candidate will have the ability to work with all departments and to ensure the needs of our customers are met in a polite manner by giving concise, timely information and advice as required.
Salary: £18,00 – £19,500 dependant on experience
Please send a covering letter and up to date CV to:
Dawn Sylvester, HR Manager, Suttons Consumer Products Ltd, Woodview Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7NG or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: 30th March 2015