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Posted time 6 March 2024 Location East Anglia Job type Full-time
  • Company Name / Employer: The Food Heroes
  • Contact Name: Will Jessup
  • Contact Telephone: 07717 731696
  • Contact e-mail:

Regular – Full-Time –  Home / Field Based

This role plays a crucial part in ensuring the delivery of top-quality potatoes, onions, carrots and other root vegetables for our established brands, such as Koffmann’s® and From the Farm®.

We’re looking for someone to join our passionate team as a Potato Procurement Manager based in the East of the UK. If you have a passion for agriculture, quality, and building strong grower relationships, this is the job for you.

Reporting into the Farming Director, the role involves:

  • Liaising with growers for the procurement of potatoes from all sectors of the industry
  • Continuing to expand the current grower base by bringing new growers to the business.
  • Ensure our grower base delivers the right quality potatoes at the right time, meeting contractual terms.
  • Cultivate strong bonds with our growers, providing them with commercial support.
  • Drive a relentless focus on improving potato quality through our grower network.
  • Promote the company brands
  • Oversee the delivery of potato seed, conduct inspections, and manage any concerns.

As well as a passion for potatoes, we are also looking for…

  • Background working with growers, particularly in quality terms.
  • Experience with potato and vegetable crops.
  • Solid knowledge of agriculture and potato crop production.
  • Proven track record of quality-oriented grower management.
  • Strong planning and quality management skills.
  • Exceptional relationship management abilities.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Data analysis capabilities.
  • Tertiary agriculture qualification preferred.
  • Preferably based in East Anglia, but not essential.

We offer a competitive salary and bonus, company vehicle, company pension scheme, private healthcare.

Please contact Will Jessup :- Mobile 07717 731696 or 01775 513900 ext 206 or email