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HJ Lea Oakes Ltd
Highly Competitive Salary
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

The Oakes Millers Group is a major player in the UK Ruminant, Equine and Small Holder Markets. The company includes the HJ Lea Farm feeds business and the Dodson & Horrell Equine business. The group supplies customers across the North-West, UK and Internationally. The company operates a number of mills across Cheshire and North Shropshire.

Oakes Millers has a very experienced and capable buying department, however the business has grown significantly over the past few years, both organically and through acquisition. Any successful applicant will have a portfolio of commodities and products that they will be immediately responsible for. However, the appointment will be made with the intention that they will be able to grow in the role, and eventually become the department lead.

The successful applicant, who will report to the Managing Director must be able to:

· Understand commodity prices and risk

· Feedback market trends, risks and opportunities to the wider commercial team

· Be a key decision maker in the purchasing of raw materials

· Build relationships with traders and farmers

· Resolve any supplier issues

· Purchase non manufactured products and assist in their positioning and sales

· Keep the wider sales team up to speed on raw material market changes

In return we offer:

· Highly competitive financial and benefits package commensurate with the status and importance of the role

· Pension

· Company car allowance

Please apply to: Edward Lea, Managing Director, Oakes Millers, Aston Mill, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8DH


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