Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 12-16-19

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. 

Biological Sales Solutions Specialist for Bioworks Inc.

A little about the business: With headquarters in Victor, New York, BioWorks has been a leader in providing environmentally responsible, safe, and effective biologically-based pest control and plant nutrition products for the horticulture, turf, and specialty agriculture markets for more than 20 years.  Together, with our team of experts, our customers are enhancing conventional programs as well as developing leading edge pest control and plant health programs.

What you would be doing: 

  • Actively participates in promoting, supporting and enhancing our Core Purpose, Core Values and Company Culture
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes cooperation with customers, collaborators, vendors, team members and management
  • Fully embraces Great Game of Business (“GGOB”), Scaling Up and all strategies and activities related to financial transparency and information sharing, including timely updates to revenue (if applicable), expenses, and cash goals.
  • Developing and executing a planned approach by creating a sales plan for accounts and contacts to target, activities, and milestones leading to the generation of sales
  • Communicating the risks, assumptions and dependencies associated with the sales plan
  • Managing and progressing a qualified pipeline of opportunities by prioritizing assigned accounts and contacts and advancing opportunities with a disciplined and organized approach

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, horticulture or equivalent in a related field
  • 5 years of field sales experience or equivalent, PCA license REQUIRED.
  • Well-developed sales skills
  • Self-directed and the ability to work and solve problems independently
  • Ability to make decisions and evaluations to determine the needs of the customers
  • Ability to travel at least 75% of the time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both technical and business terms
  • Actively contribute to our Customer Innovation initiatives based on active listening of our Customers
  • Treats all employees and customers with dignity, respect and courtesy
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)

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Farm Equipment Operator – Applicator 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: 

  • Performs custom application of fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides with dry and liquid machines.  
  • Responsible for upkeep and repairs of the application equipment they operate.  
  • Understands and complies with safety and governmental regulations.  
  • Takes customer orders at liquid, chemical and dry plant.  
  • Maintains levels at liquid and dry plant.  
  • Collects soil samples as needed.  

Qualifications: 

  • General mechanical ability required.  
  • Integrity and good judgment skills required.  
  • Excellent customer service skills required.  
  • Must be a quick learner and have the ability to multi-task.  
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.  

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Location Manager for CHS, Inc.

A little about the business: CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.

What you would be doing: 

  • Act as the liaison between the General Manager and department managers, developing and implementing procedures and controls to promote communication and adequate information flow within the organization.
  • Provide work direction to the Grain, Feed, Agronomy and Operations departments.
  • Manage the elevator operations according to divisional objectives to provide patrons with prompt, courteous and effective service while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a maximum margin of profit.
  • Manage the elevator workforce through responsible training, clear job assignment definition and explanation, correct deficient performance, and effectively reward and develop all employees.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations to improve existing programs of elevator housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards. Maintain all related record keeping logs.
  • Evaluate the results of overall operations regularly and systematically and reports these results to the General Manager.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Agriculture related program (additional years of experience may offset education requirement)
  • 5 plus years of production agriculture and Coop management experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs, climb ladders, stairs and bins
  • Ability to operate loaders, conveyors, tractors, and track mobile
  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

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Assistant Herdsman for Gernaat Dairy, LLC

A little about the business: Gernaat Dairy, LLC is a family-owned dairy located in Falmouth, MI (20 miles east of Cadillac, MI). We pride ourselves on operating a progressive dairy farm offering high quality milk to our customers. Our team prides itself on working together to be a solid, efficient and well-organized team.

What you would be doing:

  • Monitor all post-fresh animals.
  • Collect milk samples from fresh cows.
  • Treatment and care for animals in need.
  • Assist with sorting and moving cows.

Qualifications: 

  • Must be capable of setting priorities and working under pressure.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work productively.
  • Must be able to work independently and work well as a team.
  • Must have an open mind with a positive attitude.
  • Must handle cattle in a quiet, calm non-abusive manner.

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Cowboy – Pen Rider for Innovative Livestock Services

A little about the business: Welcome to Innovative Livestock Services Inc! We’re a commercial cattle feeding and farming operation doing business in Kansas and Nebraska. We are not a family because we work together; we are a family because we respect, trust, care and push each other to be great.

What you would be doing: 

  • Riding pens, overseeing / handling cattle
  • Livestock health management – pulling sick cattle, taking home treated cattle
  • Day-to-day execution of feed yard practices.

Qualifications: 

  • Pen riding or ranch / farm experience
  • Proven ability to work with a team and strong communication skills
  • High level of honesty, integrity, and dedication
  • Willingness to learn and adapt

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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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