Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 4-6-20

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. 

Independent Seed Sales Representative 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: 

  • Serve as primary ambassador of the Stine brand within the assigned territory 
  • Develop and maintain a thorough agronomic and technical knowledge of Stine seed products and services applicable to the assigned territory 
  • 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  
  • Work in conjunction with the Stine Regional Sales Agronomist to provide a high level of sales support within the assigned territory 
  • Develop and enhance relationships with customers and potential customers, either personally or through a designated seller 

Qualifications: 

  • Three or more years of sales experience
  • Prior success in relationship sales with a longer sales cycle  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proven sales techniques, as well as excellent negotiating skills and the ability to overcome obstacles.  
  • Self-starter who can develop daily and weekly goals with little direction  
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with growers by understanding their needs and values and achieve desired results 

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Center Pivot Electrical Service Technician for Quality Irrigation

A little about the business: Quality Irrigation, founded in 1986 in Yuma, Colorado has a deep-rooted history of providing customers quality products backed by quality service. With three locations covering Yuma & Wray, Colorado and McCook, Nebraska and surrounding areas, we install and service center pivot irrigation systems, well pumps and submersible pumps.  We are a qualified Valley Irrigation and are committed to Valley products. Whether it’s a large multi-system pivot and irrigation pump project, an electrical conversion on a 30-year-old pivot, changing the pressure switch on a submersible pump, or packing a used center pivot to be delivered halfway around the world, Quality Irrigation is continually striving to meet and exceed customer expectations in all of our business dealings.

What you would be doing: 

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair irrigation systems and provide guidance to other technicians
  • Work directly with farm growers to understand problems and communicate steps taken to repair the issues
  • Work with installation crews on the erection of new equipment
  • Demonstrate to growers how to use the control panels and operate equipment; be an ongoing resource for the customer
  • Communicate to grower’s available products and services that would meet their farm’s needs
  • Maintain clear customer records

Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years’ experience in maintenance and repair of irrigation systems with strong electrical and mechanical skills and preferably welding experience
  • Ability to work year-round, work outdoors in the elements, walking fields of growing crops and lifting 75lbs
  • Ability to use service-related technology and basic computer functions
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and preferably a CDL
  • Willingness to travel within the territory

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Dairy Farm Manager with Potential Ownership for Gar-Lin Dairy

A little about the business: Gar-Lin Dairy is multi-generation family owned, 2,000 cow dairy operation in Eyota, Minnesota. We share a passion for our industry and our goal is to stay in the top 5-10% of dairies. We are proud of our high milk production numbers which results from strong genetics, care of our cows, and solid handling practices. We are a close team who enjoy working together and being great at what we do.

What you would be doing: 

  • Manage the herd health team overseeing all aspects of herd health including hoof trimming, vaccinations, culling list, dry cows, sick cows and cow movement
  • Perform and supervise ultrasounds, palpations, and other aspects of reproductive program
  • Meet or exceed goals regarding death loss, sickness and culling
  • Communicate with team to ensure proper procedures are followed (i.e. sick cow treatment, dry cow treatment, down cows, vaccination schedules)
  • Work closely and communicate openly with owners on continuous improvement to maximize productivity
  • Work with other managers, veterinarian, nutritionist, and agronomist to ensure herd health and profitability

Qualifications: 

  • Experience and understanding of a mid-size dairy operation
  • Basic mechanical and troubleshooting ability
  • Desire for ownership and a high level of commitment to focus on the details
  • Alignment with our culture which includes the desire to be great at what you do

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Senior Data Analytics Auditor for Tyson Foods

A little about the business: Tyson Foods, Inc. is one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp® and State Fair®. Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it’s available and raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the company has over 141,000 team members. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.

What you would be doing:

  • Performing analytics in order to evaluate compliance with Tyson processes, policies and procedures
  • Assist in the development of analytics and evaluation of key risks
  • Evaluating current procedures and processes for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Recommending solutions for proposed analytics and process improvements
  • Teaching basic Tableau skills to Internal Audit team members
  • Performing data analysis to assist with Code of Conduct investigations

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three plus years’ profession experience
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills with strong knowledge of analytical tools, such as Tableau and R, as well as SAP knowledge with an end-to-end understanding of the analytics process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to work and communication effectively with all levels of management; strong presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to adapt, learn and excel in a changing environment and using new technologies
  • Ability to travel 5% – 10%

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Seasonal Truck Driver for Nebraska Iowa Helicopter

A little about the business: Welcome to Nebraska-Iowa Helicopter! We are an aerial crop spraying business throughout Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa. We utilize state-of-the art application technology, including DGPS guidance systems, Flow Control devices and GIS data, all of which ensure the consistently precise, accurate and on-target applications we are known for.  We’re a family owned and operated business where we take pride in working hard and treating all employees as family.

What you would be doing: 

  • Driving semi-trucks from field to field hauling chemicals and water to helicopters.
  • Mixing chemicals – we will teach you how to do this.
  • Fixing and making minor repairs to equipment.
  • Maintaining cleanliness, neatness and safety of work areas and trucks.

Qualifications: 

  • You have some prior driving experience (trucks, semis, agriculture, construction, or military) and a clean DMV, Class A CDL with hazmat is a plus or willingness to obtain.
  • You enjoy being around farming and agriculture.
  • You are mechanically inclined and comfortable performing light maintenance.
  • You enjoy working independently while functioning as part of a team.
  • You are self-motivated, high paced, and willing to work the longer hours.
  • You are comfortable utilizing a smart phone / google maps to coordinate getting from field to field.

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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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