Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week
for the week of 4-3-17
AgHires is here to help you build your career in the agriculture industry. With thousands of jobs posted on our website, the opportunities are endless. Our job postings are from all different parts of the agriculture industry, ranging from irrigation jobs to swine jobs to agriculture business jobs. Check out the five top jobs that we have highlighted below, and make sure to check out our website, AgHires.com.
A little about the business: Rembrandt Foods supplies egg ingredients to food manufactures, brand owners, foodservice industries, and pet care manufacturers. They have become a leading egg ingredient producer in the United States with a global distribution. They are looking for a Site Operations Manager to join the team in their Renville, Minnesota location.
What you would be doing: As the site operations manager, you would be responsible for managing the operations of pullets, coordinating plant activities, and establishing and monitoring overall plant performance. You would be accountable for financial objectives and reporting, including developing and managing annual budgets.
Qualifications: 5+ years’ experience in business management or related field, 5+ years plant operations experience, ability to communicate information through writing and speaking, and the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
A little about the business: Formerly known as Town & Country Co-op and Western Reserve Farm Cooperative, Centerra Co-op is a locally owned and operated business serving the North Central Ohio area. They help local agriculture with grain, agronomy, fuel, and propane needs and their services and products range from pets, equine, wildlife, and livestock to agronomy, fuel, grain, and more. They are looking for a Production Line worker to join their team.
What you would be doing: As a production line worker, some of your responsibilities would include stocking bins with ingredients, bagging bird seed mix into 20-50lb bags, handling bags from the line and stacking them on pallets, operating pallet lifts, repairing pallets when needed, and driving a fork lift.
Qualifications: High school or technical degree in a related field, communication skills, problem solving skills, and a grain grading license is preferred.
A little about the business: J.R. Simplot Company is one of the largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in the United States. They research new ways to feed animals and sustain ecosystems and strive to feed a growing global population. They are looking for a Crop Advisor to join their team in the Rio Grande Valley (Gulf Coast Region) in Texas. You can be located anywhere in that region.
What you would be doing: As the crop advisor, you would provide customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology, and other agronomic products and consultative services. Some of your responsibilities would include maintaining customer agronomic records, collaborating with other crop advisors, working with the area manager and market manager to develop marketing plans and pricing strategies, and marketing products to growers by initiating sales calls, providing advice and consultative services, and monitoring individualized agronomic programs.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years related experience.
A little about the business: United Suppliers is a customer-owned wholesale supplier of crop protection inputs, seed, and crop nutrients. They are headquartered in Ames, Iowa. They are looking for a Greenhouse Coordinator/Laboratory Technician to join their team at their Middleton, Wisconsin location.
What you would be doing: As the greenhouse coordinator/laboratory technician, some of your responsibilities would include performing biological growth assays utilizing plants, plant parts, and laboratory instrumentation, evaluating crop symptomology consistent with plant growth regulators, overseeing and maintaining greenhouses and growth chamber operations, and assisting in the development of new products and formulations as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in biology, agronomy, or biochemistry, 1-2 years laboratory experience, mathematical skills, and computer skills.
A little about the farm: DeKam Organic Dairy is a fourth generation 300 cow organic dairy operation. They have 60+ years of Holstein A.I. breeding and also farm 1,400 acres. They are located in Falmouth, Michigan, and are looking for a Herd Manager to join their team.
What you would be doing: As the herd manager, you would be leading all aspects of employee management and performance management. Some of your responsibilities would also include establishing goals and performance standards for calves, young stock, and herd, assisting in the marketing efforts, overseeing animal welfare, and working on setting protocols, coaching employees, and managing herd health programs.
Qualifications: 5+ years’ experience in herd or livestock management, a basic understanding of the organic certification process, and must be proficient in herd health diagnostics, maternity, and fresh cow care.
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