Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 10-21-19

AgHires works hard to be the number one resource for top jobs in agriculture. The agriculture industry provides a variety of job opportunities that range far and wide. Take a moment to search through the thousands of current job openings on AgHires.com, and check out this week’s top Agriculture Jobs of the Week below. 

Animal Nutrition Office Administrator for Hunter Nutrition

A little about the business: Hunter Nutrition, Inc. is a specialized feed manufacturer located in Brookston, IN, just north of West Lafayette. We manufacture top quality texturized, pelleted, and mineral/premix feeds at our 58,000-sq. ft. plant. Unlike other feed manufacturers, Hunter Nutrition places the emphasis on quality rather than quantity. Our feeds are set formula’s, made with the best ingredients in our modern, efficient manufacturing plant. Better feed pays our customers back with improved health and livestock performance. We have a diverse group of both large and small customers, all of which came to us for high quality, better fortified feeds.

What you would be doing: 

  • Oversee various operations including, but not limited to, efficiency, organization, purchasing, marketing, and customer relations.
  • Provide high level of customer service to current and prospective customers.
  • Assist with ad development and creating our newsletter.
  • Occasional Trade Show Attendance.
  • Support of Nutritionist’s work.
  • Inventory tracking as well as ingredient purchasing
  • Maintain current formula and feed tag information using MS Excel and MS Publisher
  • Customer service such as answering the phone, completing and processing customer orders, greeting walk-in customers, dealer support and completing customer literature requests

Qualifications: 

  • 2 years’ full-time experience working in an office.
  • Good Computer Skills.
  • Microsoft Office experience with Word, Excel, and Publisher.
  • Prior agriculture, farming, or agribusiness experience.
  • A positive attitude, good work ethic, and the ability to pay careful attention to details and accuracy

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Farm Equipment Operator for Ralston Farms

A little about the business: Welcome to Ralston Farms. We’re a family-owned and managed farm located in Northeast Montana along the Missouri River. We farm crops such as wheat, corn, peas, alfalfa as well as have a cattle feedlot. We work hard to take care of our crops and livestock and pride ourselves on getting the job done each day.

What you would be doing: 

  • Operating farm equipment such as tractors, combines, planters, etc.
  • Shop work such as repairing and maintaining equipment.
  • Checking pivots.
  • Taking care of livestock such as feeding, sorting, chasing, vaccinating, checking fencing, etc.
  • Other general duties around the ranch as necessary.

Qualifications: 

  • Experienced with farming, agriculture, cattle, heavy farm equipment, and or/ other farming activities.
  • Comfortable around heavy equipment, livestock, and are mechanically inclined.
  • A hard worker that is self-motivated and can work independently.
  • Someone who enjoys working outdoors and are comfortable with the longer hours especially during peak seasons.
  • Passionate about the agriculture industry or have relatable skills and looking to get into farming.

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Agricultural Supply Buyer for The CISCO Companies

A little about the business: The CISCO Companies, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a 50-year-old, family-owned distributor to seed, lawn & garden, greenhouse, farm supply, pet, and feed ingredient dealers throughout the Midwest. CISCO offers a wide range of products from nearly 400 vendors, plus seven company-owned house brands.

What you would be doing: 

  • Understand the fundamentals of the agriculture industry including farm supplies, feed ingredients, and salt
  • Develop strong working relationships with CISCO’s customers and ag vendors
  • Partner with vendors and CISCO’s marketing staff to promote products and build sales
  • Assist customers with technical questions regarding the product lines managed
  • Manage inventory, keeping at proper levels to ensure excellent ROI and service levels
  • Keep up to date on new industry trends and products
  • Monitor price changes and product descriptions to ensure accuracy in order entry system
  • Attend seminars, dealer meetings, trade shows, etc. as needed

Qualifications: 

  • Industry experience, preferred
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and efficient
  • Upbeat attitude
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Self-motivated

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Storage and Shipping Manager for CSS Farms

A little about the business: CSS Farms, a multi-state agricultural business, strives to provide innovative solutions and superior quality and service to our customers. We proudly and relentlessly continue to meet the highest standards of stewardship when it comes to the three things we value most: our land, our employees, and our communities.

What you would be doing:

  • Coordinate with the state seed certification agency for shipping inspections
  • Troubleshoot and provide mechanical maintenance supervision to storage and shipping operations
  • Monitor potato quality and implement quality control standards as directed by Farm Manager
  • Coordinate with transportation partners for inbound and outbound logistics and communication to customers
  • Maintain potato storage facility in order to obtain highest possible quality and lowest amount of shrink on crop production
  • Analyze storage control data and make decisions to maximize crop quantity and quality with help of Farm Manager and Agronomist

Qualifications: 

  • A valid US driver’s license or the ability to obtain one and pass vehicle insurance verification.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in an Ag related field
  • At least one year of experience coordinating the storage of crops.
  • 5+ years’ experience managing storage/warehouse programs over a large geographic region.
  • Experience in logistics, distribution and crop and produce storage.
  • Superior organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to train and work with operational teams on the farm.

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Customer Service Specialist for Central Valley Ag (CVA)

A little about the business: Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned farmers’ cooperative located in central and northeastern Nebraska. Established in 2003, CVA has 365 employees across our trade area that provide agronomy, grain, and feed services to over 10,000 farmers and ranchers. Advanced Cropping Systems and ProEdge Marketing are innovative programs available for producers to work with experts who can aide in GPS, Grid Sampling, and Risk Management. Full-service feed milling and delivery from an HACCP approved feed mill, gives us the ability to provide feed products that fit your individual needs. New automated facilities that increase our speed and space capabilities aligned with rail, allow CVA to provide the support producers want and need to grow their business. CVA continues to re-commit, re-invent, and re-invest by utilizing new facilities, strategic partnerships, a legendary customer service commitment, strong commodities growth initiatives, cutting edge technology advantage, and top people talent to chart an opportunistic and aggressive path towards future growth.

What you would be doing: 

  • Performs billing of agronomy products and services.
  • Acts as a liaison between customers and management in order to enhance the overall customer experience.
  • Communicates customer feedback to various teams including Marketing Department in order to improve the overall customer experience.
  • Responsible for billing products and services.
  • Responsible for recording company transfers.
  • Receives and enters all accounts receivable.

Qualifications: 

  • Must possess good problem-solving skills by using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.
  • Has a good understanding of basic computer skills and the ability to learn how to use software quickly.
  • Exhibits self-motivation, the ability to multitask and pay close attention to small details.
  • Exhibits the ability to prioritize tasks and complete them in a high-pressure environment.
  • Displays the ability to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems and to perform calculations.
  • Use and understanding of fundamental accounting skills required.

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The opportunities within the agriculture industry are endless. Whether you are looking to start your journey or take the next step in your agriculture career, there is a place for you. Go to AgHires.com to search thousands of current job openings, ranging from agronomy jobs to marketing jobs to service technician jobs. New jobs are uploaded to our website daily.

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