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Dairy Farming Recruitment

At Agricultural Recruitment Specialists we specialise in the growth and success of the dairy sector. Through utilising our knowledge in agricultural recruitment, we ensure that the best talent is connected to the right companies in milk and dairy production.

What is Dairy Farming?

Dairy farming refers to the raising of cattle for the purpose of milk and its byproducts.. It involves selective breeding, feeding, and caring for dairy cows in order to obtain high-quality milk. Feeding, milking and taking care of the cattle’s health are the main tasks in this sector. Farmers keep their animals healthy by providing feed and crops for them as well as managing other necessary resources such as water supply systems or natural pastures. Today’s dairy farming utilises advanced techniques including technological improvements which have enabled farmers to increase output while at the same time keeping pace with sustainability requirements.

Why Choose Us for Dairy Farming Recruitment?

Our extensive industry knowledge enables us effectively to recognise the specific challenges as well as opportunities in the sector

Whether in the UK, Europe, or globally, we recruit from entry-level to senior management positions across a variety of functions in dairy farming including sales, marketing, administration, engineering, and more.

Our recruitment expertise covers a broad spectrum of the dairy industry, including:

  • Dairy Engineering and Technology: Specialising in the recruitment of professionals who design and improve dairy production and processing technologies.

  • Dairy Equipment: Focused on sourcing candidates for roles involving the sales, maintenance, and operation of dairy equipment.

  • Dairy Farming: Recruiting for all aspects of dairy farm management, including herd management, milking operations, and farm supervision.

  • Dairy Food Manufacturing: Targeting positions in the production of dairy products like cheese, yoghurt, and milk powders.

  • Dairy Food Processing Machinery: Connecting talent to companies that manufacture and service the machinery used in dairy processing.

  • Dairy Machinery: Dedicated to filling roles that deal with the broader range of machinery used in dairy farming, beyond just milking equipment.

  • Dairy Services: Covering a variety of support roles, from veterinary services to feed supply chain management.

  • Dairy Software & Technology: Recruiting for IT and software roles specifically tailored to the dairy industry’s needs, such as dairy farm management software.

  • Dairy Consumables & Supplies: Focusing on roles involved in the supply and distribution of consumables used in dairy production.

  • Farm Services / Farm Contractors: Positions related to the broader aspects of farm operation, including seasonal employment and specialised contract work.

  • Livestock Equipment: Jobs related to the equipment used in handling and caring for dairy cattle.

  • Milking Machinery & Equipment: Specific focus on the recruitment for manufacturing, maintenance, and operation of milking machines.

  • Training Services: Roles dedicated to the education and training of personnel in the dairy industry, including compliance and safety training.

  • Transportation, Haulage & Driving Machinery: Recruiting for the logistics and transportation of dairy products and equipment.

  • Weighing Equipment: Specialist roles in the development, manufacture, and maintenance of weighing systems used in dairy production.

Comprehensive Employer Services

Agricultural Recruitment Specialists prioritise finding the perfect talent for your business. Our employer services cover all aspects of recruitment, from tailored strategies to market intelligence and candidate profiling. We offer proactive contingency searches, executive headhunting, and solutions for various needs. With our help, you can efficiently and effectively meet your hiring goals in the dairy farming sector. Let us assist you in building a strong team.

Tailored Recruitment Strategies:

  • Contingency Search: We conduct proactive searches, leveraging our vast network and advertising your vacancies to find the ideal match.

  • Executive Search and Headhunting: We specialise in high-stakes recruitment, ensuring a 100% success rate in filling your critical positions.

  • Custom Solutions: Our services are moulded to meet your specific recruitment requirements, from short-term placements to strategic long-term projects.

Additional Services:

  • Market Intelligence: Stay informed with our market mapping, salary benchmarks, and competitor analysis.

  • Job Advertising: Utilise our cost-effective advertising strategies across premier job boards.

  • Candidate Profiling: We offer rapid and efficient psychometric and skills assessments to streamline your hiring process.

Candidate Services

At Agricultural Recruitment Specialists, we focus on helping you grow your career in the dairy farming sector. Our services for candidates are personalised to offer guidance on CV writing and interview preparation, as well as providing access to a wide range of job opportunities, even those that are not publicly advertised. Whether you're starting your career or aiming for progression, we are committed to supporting you in finding the top opportunities in the dairy field.

Your Career Development:

  • Personalised Support: We offer a free, confidential service to help you navigate your career path, including CV writing and interview preparation.

  • Access to Opportunities: Browse our job listings for a variety of positions across the agricultural sectors. We also provide exclusive listings not publicly advertised.

Stay Informed:

Check out our blog and social media for the latest industry updates, career tips, and other valuable resources to keep you at the forefront of your profession. We even have a podcast, packed full of interesting conversations with industry experts, you can listen here

Here are our AgriCulture Live episodes focused on dairy farming:

AgriCulture Live Episode 4 with guest Ciarán Murphy from DeLaval - "The Role of AI in the Dairy Industry and What it Means for the Future of Farming"

AgriCulture Live Episode 9 with guest Owen Atkinson from Dairy Veterinary Consultancy Limited - "Are Cows Ruining the Planet?"

Popular Dairy Farming Articles:

A Great Track Record

We are proud to say that more than 80% of our clients are repeat customers, which speaks volumes about our success and dedication to providing top-notch service. Find out how we have supported individuals in advancing their careers and assisted companies in attracting the best talent.

Connect With Us

Discover the impact of our specialised recruitment services in the dairy farming sector. Contact us today at 0044 1905 345 155 or via email at info@agriRS.co.uk. Visit our contact page for more direct inquiries and to learn more about how we can assist you in achieving your recruitment goals.

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