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Scottish seed potato merchants who supply the UK horticultural market with top quality seed to grow in their gardens or allotments. We supply garden centres and allotment societies aswell as selling direct to the public.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Careers at JBA

JBA Seed Potatoes are currently recruiting new members of staff to join our seed potato business based at Annan.

We have a selection of jobs available at the moment and we would invite you to contact us by email with your CV or if you have never been employed you can still apply by telling us about how keen you are to join us.

All jobs will be the standard 38hour week and wages will be paid weekly direct to your bank account.

Office admin/Sales/Secretary position is available to the correct person who can demonstrate the skills required. The successful applicant should be computer literate, have a good telephone manner, be able to process telephone sales, take messages, organise orders to be despatched and take control of general running of the office.(Job Term)Position Full Time.

Sales and invoicing position. This job will involve processing all sales via mail order, telephone and website sales. You will be in charge of credit notes and anything else related to the taking of sales and invoicing. (Job Term) Part time 6months but may lead to full time work.

PHP programmer and developer - A skilled PHP programmer is required to maintain and expand our current presence on the internet. You will be required to update and improve our company structure by improving all aspects of our websites and admin areas. Necessary skills include PHP/MySQL and jQuery, with a knowledge of OpenCart systems a bonus. Contact

Potato Roguer - Student or skilled potato roguers are required for the summer season. This season is normally June - August and provides a good income to seasonal workers. If you need to learn how to rogue then you can apply to the SAC for the course
Once you have passed the course or can prove you have the ability to rogue then you can inform us and we can add you to our list of seasonal workers.

Head Tractor Person - Being a tractor driver at JBA will involve being able to work all types of potato machinery from de-stoners to Harvesters. We also do all of our own spraying so a relevant spray license would be ideal. When not on tractor duties you will be working with potatoes in the stores and be the head foreman in charge of a team of workers in the grading and packaging section.
.(Job Term)Position Full Time.

General Farm Worker/Potato Worker - You will be tasked with all normal duties of a farm worker on a potato farm. Your duties will involve grading potatoes, harvesting potatoes, planting potatoes and learning how to work all the machinery involved with those duties.
.(Job Term)Position Full Time.

Mail Order Worker - JBA has one of the largest mail order potato businesses in the UK. We are constantly looking for new recruits to join our expanding team. Your job will involve being able to pick and pack orders received by us and making sure the correct products are sent to the correct customer.
(Job Term) Part time 6months but may lead to full time work.

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