Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 11-25-19

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. 

Diesel Service Technician Lead for Wickham Tractor Company

A little about the business: Welcome to Wickham Tractor Company! We are a family-owned, multi-location ag dealership. Our goal is to be the premier dealer of choice in the Farming, Commercial Agriculture, Light Industrial, Powersports and Lifestyle Equipment User industries. Selling and servicing Case IH, Kubota, Great Plains, Krone, and more, we are committed to providing an excellent experience for our customers to help build and retain them as lifelong members of the WTC family.

What you would be doing: 

  • Monitor the efficiency of the shop and the quality of service performed.
  • Ensure all shop facilities, department tools, equipment, and service vehicles are in good, safe working condition. 
  • Effectively access and use resources such as Navistar, DIS, Cummins Insite, and technical support in diagnosing and repairing machinery.
  • Ability to handle ongoing interruptions while maintaining a friendly and professional attitude.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in all aspects of business, including communication with customers, employees, management, and vendors.
  • Timely submission of completed paperwork; include well-written descriptions of work completed to ensure the customer has a complete understanding of the work performed and/or the warranty can be easily submitted

Qualifications: 

  • Required to perform work inside and outside, in all-weather situations (some field work required), and at the shop division location.
  • Requires frequent sitting, standing, balancing, bending, or stooping for prolonged periods of time.
  • Manual dexterity, fine manipulation, and the ability to reach with hands and arms and lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Must be able to operate simple to complex and heavy-duty machinery.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Candidate must have experience diagnosing and repairing semi-trucks.
  • Candidate must be a motivated individual who can work independently.
  • Candidate must possess a complete set of hand tools with rollaway toolbox.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented

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Grain Operations Employee 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 provides agronomy, grain, and feed services to over 10,000 farmers and ranchers.

What you would be doing: 

  • Load, unload and operate scale for grain 
  • Ensure good grain condition by conducting monthly facility inspections, monitoring bin temperatures, keeping the elevator clean and performing preventative maintenance 
  • Provide assistance with stocking merchandise, advertising and inventory control 
  • Assist customer with sales, checkout and promoting products; responsible for being knowledgeable on products and services 
  • Effectively communicates by verbal and written means with customers, employees and management 
  • Maintains and promotes safety awareness; follows safety policies, procedures and reporting requirements 

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or GED OR 1-3 months’ related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic computer operation skills

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Warehouse and Delivery Supervisor for Tri Ag Products, Inc.

A little about the business: Tri Ag Products is a leading Ag Retailer helping farmers prosper by providing

agronomic solutions to maximize growers’ ROI.

 What you would be doing: 

  • Manage and engage with warehouse and delivery personnel
  • Ensure staff is properly trained and complies with the Asmark process
  • Create and conduct performance reviews of warehouse and delivery staff
  • Establish customer relationships and understand the individual customer requirements
  • Coordinate, organize and execute accurate and timely customer deliveries to exceed customer expectations
  • Manage facilities, grounds and equipment to ensure a safe, clean and organized environment

Qualifications: 

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid Class A CDL with HazMat endorsement
  • Ag related experience

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Dairy Farm Herdsman for River Ridge Farms, Inc.

A little about the business: Welcome to River Ridge Farms, Inc! We are a medium-size, diversified operation located in West Michigan. River Ridge Farms, Inc has two core operations; row crop production (corn, soybeans and hay), and Livestock.  We are a 2nd generation company, family owned and managed.  We’re committed to the continuous improvement while providing excellent and rewarding jobs for our team members.  We pride ourselves on being a progressive operation and our team shares a passion for what we do.

What you would be doing:

  • Optimize milk production
  • Execute herd health program that optimizes animal health and well-being.
  • Work closely with vet clinic to develop and refine protocols for vaccinations, breeding, baby calves, etc.
  • Animal care including mastitis management, hospital pen treatment, dry cow management, hoof trimming
  • Regular communication with owner regarding business goals and employee performance and advancement.
  • Oversee the welfare and safeness of the staff and livestock.

Qualifications: 

  • 1+ years’ experience in herd or livestock management as a herd manager, herdsman, herdsperson, or relatable experience.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with other members of the team.
  • Proficient in herd heath diagnostics, maternity/fresh cow care.
  • Must have basic computer skills and familiarity with PC Dart, Dairy Comp, or related software.
  • Must be very detailed oriented

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Independent Seed Sales Representative for Stine Seed

A little about the business: Welcome to Stine Seed Company! We are the country’s largest privately-owned seed company, specializing in soybean and corn genetics, headquartered in Adel, Iowa. The Stine name has a proud history dating to the 1940s when Bill Stine began cleaning public variety of soybean seed with a portable cleaner. Since then, Stine has grown and expanded, becoming one of the most recognized and respected names in the corn and soybean industry, owning more than 800 patents.  

What you would be doing: 

  • Serve as primary ambassador of the Stine brand within the assigned territory 
  • Develop and maintain a thorough agronomic and technical knowledge of Stine seed products and services applicable to the assigned territory 
  • Proactively seek new and profitable grower accounts to drive business growth; continually develop relationships within your community  
  • Understand and implement marketing initiatives while driving key products and services in key target markets   
  • Communicate and implement Stine’s sales programs and policies within the assigned territory in order to meet sales goals for the district  
  • Work in conjunction with the Stine Regional Sales Agronomist to provide a high level of sales support within the assigned territory 

Qualifications: 

  • Three or more years of sales experience; preferably in agriculture, agronomy, seed and/or ag equipment   
  • Prior success in relationship sales with a longer sales cycle  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proven sales techniques, as well as excellent negotiating skills and the ability to overcome obstacles.  
  • Self-starter who can develop daily and weekly goals with little direction  
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with growers by understanding their needs and values and achieve desired results 

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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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