Applications for our 2024-25 student work placements are now open.
|Commercial rotation (North)||Commercial rotation (South)||Sustainable Crop Production|
This rotation is a great opportunity to gain a full understanding of the business across a 12-month period. Split across five business areas, the placement will give the successful student the chance to develop their commercial knowledge while working in the farm trading, forwarding and planning, as well as joining Kings, a leading specialist crops provider and division of Frontier, Soyl and the trials team.
Following our existing commercial rotation for the South, some of our previous placement students have gone on to take roles in our commercial, agronomy and trading teams after completing their degree.
For the first six months the successful candidate will be based at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, and then move on to Topcliffe, Yorkshire for the second half of the placement. Travel to events and sites will be key in this role; therefore a drivers licence is essential.
This rotation is a great opportunity to gain a full understanding of the business across a 12-month period. Split across five business areas, the placement will give the successful student the chance to develop their commercial knowledge while working in the farm trading, forwarding and grain administration and operations teams, as well as joining Kings, a leading specialist crops provider and division of Frontier.
This role will be based at Witham St Hughs, Lincolnshire for the first 6 months and then Diss, Suffolk for the remainder of the year. Travel to sites and events will be part of this role therefore a driver’s licence is a must.
Following this rotation, some of our previous placement students have gone on to take roles in our commercial, agronomy and trading teams after completing their degree.
Frontier is committed to becoming a more sustainable organisation and to providing sustainable solutions for its farmer customers. Our sustainability placement feeds into this goal.
New for 2024, the successful student will have the unique opportunity to work in key areas of the Frontier business in our sustainable crop production team. This placement has an overarching link with commercial teams including Agronomy and Trading. The placement will involve opportunities throughout the year to learn more about this link and experience these areas of Frontier and how they depend on and interact with each other for the customer.
The role will be based in Sandy, Bedfordshire; however on occasion travelling to sites and events will be required, therefore a driver’s licence is a must.
|IntraCrop rotation (home based)||Grain Trading rotation||MyCompliance|
IntraCrop manufactures a range of speciality inputs including plant biostimulants, adjuvants and seed treatments and is a virtual business, connected via a number of online platforms.
The successful student will have the unique opportunity to work as a part of a small team and make a real contribution to our commercial, technical and marketing functions; conducting market research, analysing technical data and assisting commercial colleagues working in the UK, Europe, North America and Africa.
As IntraCrop is a virtual company this a home based role; however travel to events and sites will be part of the role and so a driver’s licence is a must.
There is the potential for an overseas visit therefore a valid, current passport will be required.
A great opportunity to join our busy grain desk to learn about grain trading and how it links with other key business areas such as forwarding, planning and administration.
The role will involve a focus on the commercial aspects and demands of the Frontier grain desk and include involvement in supply chain and risk management, operations and logistics.
This role will mainly be based at Witham St Hughs, Lincolnshire however travel to some of our other sites and events will be required therefore a full driver’s licence is a must.
New for 2024, this placement will provide opportunities throughout the year to learn more about the legislation requirements of British growers and how they link with other areas of the Frontier business.
The MyCompliance team are part of the sustainable crop production group within Frontier and the successful student will experience how teams interact with each other for the benefit of our customers, giving them an overview of modern crop production in a transitioning agricultural environment.
This role will be based at our site in Bourne, Lincolnshire. Travel to other Frontier sites and working with other product areas is part of this role, therefore a full driving licence is essential.
Kathryn, one of our recent work placement students, described her time with Frontier as "a great opportunity to explore multiple sections of the business in just one year - an experience that not many other companies offer." During her time at Frontier, she had the opportunity to work with different teams throughout the business which greatly increased her confidence.
Watch the below video to hear Kathryn talk about what a normal working day is like on a work placement at Frontier, as well as her experience of our recruitment process.