Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 5-25-20

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Testing Site Lead for Beck’s Hybrids

A little about the business: As the largest, family-owned retail seed company in the United States, Beck’s Hybrids was founded on faith, hard work, and innovation of our family and family of employees.  As we continue to grow, our culture is maintained by those who work hard to make a difference in the lives of farmers.

What you would be doing: 

  • Coordinate plot locations and logistics with plot cooperators
  • Ensure plots are of the desired characteristics
  • Ensure plots are measured and flagged accurately
  • Ensuring plots are planted as directed by the Regional Operations Manager
  • Transporting harvest equipment to outlying locations
  • Collect fall agronomic notes (standability, plant integrity, etc.)

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an agricultural related field such as: agronomy, plant breeding, seed science, seed technology, plant genetics, crop science, plant physiology
  • Pesticide applicator license
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record as determined by Beck’s automobile insurance policy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess strong agronomic and mechanical skills
  • Possess positive attitude
  • Strong agricultural knowledge
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, work as a team member, and proceed with objectives without supervision
  • Skill to use personal computer and various software packages
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong working knowledge of field research equipment, specifically plot planters, plot combines and data collection equipment, and field computers.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently, and up to 70 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to pass DOT physical examination and obtain Medical Examiner’s Certificate.
  • 5-10+ years field research experience.

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Accounting Supervisor for Country View Family Farms

A little about the business: Welcome to Country View Family Farms! We’re a progressive family owned company with deep roots in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, we have operations in PA, IN, and MI. Known for being industry leaders in our practices and animal care, we live by our core values of ethics, integrity and stewardship.

What you would be doing: 

  • Oversee the GL Accounting processes to ensure teams are meeting stakeholder expectations.
  • Accountable to accuracy and timing of consolidated financial statements and assurance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Create and maintain a monthly, balance sheet and income statement fluctuation analysis that identifies key variances and assign the necessary follow up with the respective general ledger accountant(s).
  • Review of weekly GAAP Operating Income Flash Report with adjustments completed and followed with team as necessary.
  • Create and communicate a monthly level financial summary (walkdown) that outlines key controllable variances to the Plan with direct Supervisor.
  • Maintain cross-functional visibility, communication and coordination to ensure the business is informed of financial performance versus plan.

Qualifications: 

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, with 5 to 7 years Accounting Experience, and 2-3 years manufacturing audit experience with a public accounting firm (Big 4 a plus).
  • You are detail-oriented with the ability to review processes and identify internal control gaps.
  • You have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • You have the ability to interact with Team Members and Vendors in a professional and courteous manner.
  • You possess good computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and accounting programs; advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • You have the ability to: readily modify, respond to and integrate change with minimal personal resistance; identify elements of a problem situation and understand which components are critical.

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Entry-level Farm Equipment Operator & Mechanic 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: 

  • Clean equipment daily or as needed and maintain an orderly shop and safe work environment
  • Light maintenance and repair on heavy equipment
  • Other general duties around the ranch as necessary

Qualifications: 

  • Have experience in or around agriculture or farming operations.
  • Have a willingness to learn about growing a crop and rice farming.
  • Consider yourself a hard worker that is self-motivated.
  • Are looking for a long-term opportunity to grow your career.
  • Are willing to work extended hours during peak seasons.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Must be able to stand/sit for an extended period of time
  • Ability to frequently lift/push/pull up to 60 pounds
  • Must maintain a tobacco and vapor-free environment at all times

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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:

  • Develop and maintain a thorough agronomic and technical knowledge of Stine seed products and services applicable to the assigned territory 
  • Proactively seek new and profitable grower accounts to drive business growth; continually develop relationships within your community  
  • 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; preferably in agriculture, agronomy, seed and/or ag equipment
  • 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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Plant Superintendent for Western Feed Mills

A little about the business: Western Feed Mills, Inc. is a privately-owned, independent feed manufacturer located in Cedar Vale, KS. Founded in 1984 by Mr. Fred Raybourn, whose vision was to build a feed company that would become a major player in the feed industry. Today, we manufacture over 400 different feed and mineral products serving a six-state area. We foster a family-oriented work environment striving to serve our communities and be a great place to work.

What you would be doing: 

  • Provide direction to on-site employees and assign work/batch details and follow up to ensure work is completed and orders filled in a timely manner. Look for means of improving efficiencies and quality.
  • Manage daily performance of employees while working closely with the Owner on larger performance management/terminations.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed for safety, DOT compliance, FDA, etc.
  • Manage inventory control of all ingredients, vitamins and minerals.
  • Manage all preventative maintenance and repairs; work with vendors as needed.
  • Attain a thorough understanding of all automation & mechanical equipment and manufacturing processes.

Qualifications: 

  • Strong team management skills
  • Strong mechanical understanding
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to multi-task

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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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