Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 12-30-19

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. 

Regional Sales Manager – Crop Protection for Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.

A little about the business: Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI), is a company of diverse businesses unified by shared values and vision. We serve the agriculture, mining, industrial and water reclamation markets with a broad range of products and technologies, worldwide. Serving these customers well is a passion and a commitment-one which the people of TKI find rewarding, empowering and meaningful.

What you would be doing: 

  • Maintain the current established client portfolio and look to build the size of ‘wallet spend’
  • Work with sales leadership in the establishment and use of product price decision making variables.
  • Research and identify new sales opportunities.
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals or quotes for current and prospective customers.
  • Develop accurate quarterly and annual sales forecasts focused on crops grown for the region.
  • Supply management with oral and written reports about customers’ needs, problems, interests and offers from competitor’s pertinent market intelligence.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agronomy, plant nutrition or other life sciences
  • Ten years or more experience in the agricultural crop protection industry & a track record of success in field sales.
  • Proven working relationships with distribution at all levels.
  • Proven ability to work with crop advisors.
  • Experience in contract negotiation and demonstrated success in an agricultural product sales role.
  • Demonstrate the ability to problem-solve and determine solutions for customers.
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to speak knowledgeably while presenting product information to both small and large groups.
  • A knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP and CRM tools.
  • Ability to work within budget, expenses and time constraints.
  • Self-motivated with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal relationships
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong industry network.

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Shop Foreman & Equipment Operator for Northtree Ranch

A little about the business: Northtree Ranch is a 1,600-acre, private, rice farming operation located in Northern California. We take pride in caring for the land. We diligently maintain our equipment and communicate openly and with integrity throughout the company. Our company culture is one that values teamwork, transparency, and conscientious work ethic. Join a small team that is passionate about working together, taking pride in what they do, and operating top of the line, well-maintained equipment.

What you would be doing: 

  • Conduct maintenance and repair of farm equipment, implements, heavy equipment, pumps and trucks.
  • Prioritize and schedule maintenance projects in coordination with field work and harvest schedule.
  • Build and execute maintenance plans and record keeping in compliance with C.A.R.B. and B.I.T.
  • Manage the shop and inventory along with ordering spare parts and ensuring critical parts are on-hand during peak season.
  • Operate equipment during field tillage, harvesting, mowing rice fields and applying herbicides.
  • Assist with irrigation including pipeline installation, box installation, field drainage, etc.
  • Clean equipment daily and maintain an orderly shop and safe work environment.
  • Perform general grounds maintenance including mowing, fencing, tree trimming, etc.

Qualifications: 

  • Must have valid California Driver’s License
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Must be able to perform maintenance and repair on trucks and equipment
  • Experience with welding and fabrication and willingness to learn aluminum and stainless-steel welding
  • Must maintain a smoke-free workplace and respectful use of other tobacco products

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Associate Crop Insurance Specialist for GreenStone Farm Credit Services

A little about the business: GreenStone Farm Credit Services is one of America’s largest rural lenders. Headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan, GreenStone is the country’s sixth largest association in the Farm Credit System. GreenStone owns and manages approximately $7.8 billion in assets and serves nearly 24,000 members with 36 branches throughout Michigan and northeast Wisconsin. GreenStone provides financial services to the agricultural industry – including short, intermediate and long-term loans, equipment and building leases, life insurance, crop insurance, accounting and tax services. GreenStone also specializes in residential and country home loans, and provides lending products for the purchase, improvement, construction or refinance of residences along with financing future home sites and recreational land.

What you would be doing: 

  • Provide insurance and agricultural expertise to customers
  • Build strong relationships with customers
  • Work directly with customers to determine the best insurance products to meet their needs
  • Marketing efforts to provide for the sale and/or upgrade of insurance products to the customers

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree within Business, Finance, or related majors preferred.
  • 1+ Years’ experience in the agriculture field or in the insurance field with an agricultural background.
  • Must acquire and maintain an insurance license for crop insurance sales, meet all State and Federal annual requirements, and be qualified as a sales person of all crop insurance products offered by GreenStone.
  • Proficiency in computer technology and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to successfully communicate verbally and written.

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Business Process & Data Analyst 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:

  • Manage the ongoing queue of requests for material and commodities master data ensuring that all requests are valid, accurate and completed within service level agreements.
  • Effectively communicate with business data stewards and specialists to resolve data management conflicts and train on master data standards, definitions, processes and tools.
  • Monitor metrics to ensure master data requests are completed according to service level agreements.
  • Analyze and facilitate data governance process inquiries with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Monitor and improve data quality by initiating corrective actions identified through performing root cause analysis.
  • Manage data cleansing projects with business data stewards and specialists.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years of relevant working experience in Data Management, Inventory Control, Accounting & Finance or Procurement
  • Knowledge of data governance or data management practices

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Regional Agronomy Sales Manager 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: 

  • Learn and understand day-to-day needs and issues of assigned ISRs through regular communication and by spending a minimum of 3 days a month in the territory with the ISR.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough agronomic and technical knowledge of Stine seed products and services applicable to the assigned territory
  • Assist ISRs in the development and management of key prospect lists, new dealers, direct grower recruitment, and monitor their progress toward stated goals
  • Organize and lead regional meetings
  • Assist with development, design, planting and harvest of Yield in the Field (YIF) plots.
  • 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

Qualifications: 

  • Three or more years of sales experience in agronomy, crop health and/or seed
  • Prior success leading a sales team 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proven sales techniques and an ability to coach
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work with multiple team members to meet established goals  

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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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