Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 12-9-19

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. 

Sales Account Executive for Farmers Business Network, Inc. (FBN)

A little about the business: What do you get when you cross the best of Silicon Valley innovation with farming and rural values? Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. (FBN)! We are proudly Farmers First℠. FBN is an independent and unbiased network of thousands of American farms. By enabling thousands of farmers to work together, anonymously and securely to democratize information, the FBN network is helping our members level the playing field and putting power back into farmers’ hands.

What you would be doing: 

  • Product demonstrations and presentations directly to farmers. 
  • Collecting data directly from the farmer after signup. 
  • Use FBN’s instance of Salesforce to manage, prioritize and document all interactions and sales processes with farmers. 
  • Organize and manage farmer information and sales events with existing, local FBN farmer advocates. 
  • Plan and conduct meetings to train FBN members on the use of the system and best practices needed to ensure data quality. 
  • Document and report suggestions from farmers to improve the product and demonstrate to farmers that FBN listens.

Qualifications: 

  • Very strong communication and interpersonal skills with a heightened sensitivity to the issues that farmers face. 
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a district, regional or territory manager selling products or services directly to farmers. 
  • Knowledge of crop protection products required 
  • Strong domain experience and background in farming, production agriculture, retail or input sales. 
  • Comfort managing the inherent fine-line between successfully ‘finalizing the sale’ and being perceived by the farmer as being too aggressive.
  • Candidate must be comfortable with technology
  • Background in Agronomy including, but not limited to, the management and use of agronomic data. 
  • Strong planning, prioritization and organizational skills in addition to being highly motivated with a strong work ethic. 
  • Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced, accountable team structure.
  • A farmer focus and a commitment to farmer satisfaction.

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Mechanic/General Laborer for Bridgewater Dairy LLC

A little about the business: Welcome to Bridgewater Dairy!  We were founded in 1998 with the desire to provide wholesome milk for our families and yours. The Bridgewater Dairy Group is based out of Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana, where over the last 20 years has grown to 6,000 dairy cows and 5,500 acres of cropland.

What you would be doing: 

  • Fluid exchanges such as oil, coolant, power steering, etc.
  • Tire repairs and changes
  • Alignments
  • Batteries, starting and charging
  • Additional light maintenance
  • Assist with grounds keeping (mowing, moving manure)
  • Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures

Qualifications: 

  • At least 1 year working experience in mechanics or a mechanical aptitude
  • A good work ethic
  • A good driving record and able to be insured to drive our company vehicles
  • Dependable transportation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be willing to work 10 hours shift with some overtime, rotating weekend and on-call work may be required.
  • Able and willing to lift between 40-70lbs.
  • Able to perform strenuous work in wet/damp environments.
  • Some job functions will require operation of motor vehicle and tractor – CLEAN DRIVING RECORD REQUIRED
  • Ability to display good attendance.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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Crop Production Supervisor for Pine Island Cranberry Co. Inc.

A little about the business: Pine Island Cranberry Co. Inc. is a family owned cranberry farm founded in 1890 with over 1,500 acres of bogs and 14,000 acres of supporting property in Chatsworth, NJ.   This agriculture operation produces around 30,000,000 pounds of fruit per year with a plan for further growth. We’re focused on continuous improvement, being the most efficient producer of high-quality cranberries, and carrying on a tradition of excellence.

What you would be doing: 

  • Perform crop scouting for insects and disease, and plan timely applications
  • Assist in assessing nutritional needs, and timing of fertilizer applications
  • Assist in evaluating moisture levels in cranberry beds, and help make decisions on irrigation, ditch levels, and drainage improvements
  • Assist in all areas of crop growth and production
  • Compilation and reporting of agronomic activities
  • Work with newer technology including remote start pumps, tensiometer, and weather stations

Qualifications: 

  • Education in horticulture, soil science, agronomy or plant pathology
  • Farm experience or some equivalent
  • Attention to detail and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Willingness to work farm hours and some weekends, harvest time can be 7 days per week

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CDL A Tanker Driver 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:

  • Deliver refined fuels and propane gas to CHS customer locations in a safe, punctual, and efficient manner
  • Complete pre-trip inspections
  • Complete post-trip inspections
  • Load and unload products

Qualifications: 

  • Valid Class A CDL with Hazmat/Tanker endorsement
  • 2 years or 200,000 miles of verifiable tractor trailer experience
  • Ability to pass DOT physical, drug test, criminal background check and physical job screening
  • Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, sit, bend, lift, twist and climb

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Quality Manager for BASF

A little about the business: At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team-especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

What you would be doing: 

  • Develops and implements quality strategies; seeks innovative approaches to attaining business’ quality objectives.
  • Responsible for maintaining site ISO 9001-2015 program and coordinating/providing support during relevant audit activities. Responsible for quality-related external audits including UL, Intertek, Miami-Dade, and others as needed.
  • Leads, supervises and provides performance management to the Quality Control Team.
  • Ensures QC Lab has the proper resources and training to function effectively within budgetary requirements.
  • Manages the site Non-conformance Management (NCM) system and provides resources and support as necessary. Holds regular NCM review meetings to drive continuous improvement. Provides SAP NCM and other quality system-related training to relevant site personnel.
  • Provides QC/QA resources and support to corporate initiatives, research and development projects, claim investigations, and other activities as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • BS degree, preferably in a technical or quality related field (or equivalent)
  • Five (5) years’ experience with quality management systems.
  • Knowledgeable of chemical processes and manufacturing technology and methods.
  • Strong leadership skills to manage and direct shift and technical personnel. Strong interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills, conflict resolution skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities are required.
  • Interpersonal skills to foster teamwork with subordinates, peers and superiors both internal and external to the Brighton Site and BASF. Ability to supervise/manage in a fashion that is consistent with the mission and goals of the organization.

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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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