Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week
For the week of 12-3-18
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A little about the business: We are a 15 location John Deere dealership network in South Western Michigan and Northern Indiana. We have been providing sales and service to farmers, commercial business, large property owners and homeowners. GreenMark Equipment, Inc. has been built on quality products, competent employees, quality service and competitive prices.
What you would be doing: You will be focused on maximizing the overall performance of the store location by leading sales and operations. You will be leading a team of 3 agricultural equipment and turf sales reps while managing your own established accounts. You will be wearing many hats, overseeing facility appearance, managing vendors, as well as optimizing work flow within the store. You will be ensuring accurate staffing levels across departments as well as fostering internal relationships between departments.
- Strong knowledge in sales and store operations ideally in either agriculture, construction, lawn & garden equipment or heavy equipment
- A strong communicator that enforces and monitors effective processes to ensure customer satisfaction
- Experience in project management, vendor management and working closely with cross-functional teams/projects
A little about the business: We’re a large family owned, and operated farm located in Northwest Kansas. We grow wheat, soybeans, corn and milo on over 10,000 acres of dry and irrigated ground. We take pride in the land we farm and enjoy seeing it through from start to finish. We value and support our employees along with their families and our community.
What you would be doing: In this role, you will be the main individual responsible for all activities surrounding our agronomy spray program. You will be blending chemicals, ensuring correct rates, operating the sprayer, maintaining spray records and ensuring accurate levels of chemical inventory. During the off-season, you will be performing light maintenance and assisting in all areas of the farm.
- Strong experience in agriculture operating heavy equipment; commercial and/or private sprayer applicator experience highly preferred.
- Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
- Strong personal motivation along with strong moral values and a commitment to the betterment of the operation.
- Ability to work extended hours during the busy season.
A little about the business: Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned farmer’s 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.
What you would be doing: As an employee in Field Sales Agronomy at Central Valley Ag, you will be responsible for sales of agronomy products and services to area producers.
- Good speaking, writing and time management skills required.
- Must possess problem solving skills.
- Must have the ability to use good judgment and decision making.
- General mathematics and accounting skills required.
- Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills required.
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: We are looking for an Accountant to maintain assets and properly account for leases. This position will also be responsible for performing monthly reconciliations, analyses and liaising with divisional accounting staff and leadership. You must be driven to succeed, detail oriented with a proven track record of meeting tight timelines. You must be ambitious, work well within a team environment, have excellent communication skills as well as exhibit professional curiosity.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 2 plus years of accounting experience
- Previous knowledge of US GAAP
A little about the business: The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health regulatory agency responsible for ensuring the safety of meat, poultry and processed eggs.
USDA is a great place to start or continue your career. USDA is ranked as one of the top 10 “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” by the Partnership for Public Service. Rankings are based on employee feedback regarding satisfaction with their work experience. For more information on USDA and the Food Safety and Inspection Service
What you would be doing: In your position as a Consumer Safety Inspector, you will verify that meat and poultry slaughter and/or processing establishments’ Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans meet regulatory requirements and are being executed effectively to prevent unsanitary conditions and adulteration of product.
Qualifications: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree with major study or at least 24 semester hours/credits in any combination of coursework in the areas of: agricultural, biological, or physical sciences, food technology, epidemiology, home economics, pharmacy, engineering, or nutrition. Specialized government or military training may be creditable if it is related directly to this position.
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.