Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 6-22-20

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. 

Plant Manager 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.
  • Maintain mill cleanliness, appearance and ground maintenance
  • Attain a thorough understanding of all automation & mechanical equipment and manufacturing processes.

Qualifications: 

  • Strong team management skills
  • Strong mechanical understanding
  • Able to problem-solve in the moment
  • Ability to multitask

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Electrician 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: 

  • Maintain all electrical equipment in reliable working condition as directed by the Department Manager or as needed and requested by other department managers.
  • Removal and replacement of electrical equipment and systems including documentation of work performed and drawings of electrical system modifications.
  • Work with all test instruments normally used in the electrical trade.
  • Install electrical equipment, conduit systems, and wiring according to the National Electrical Code.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic equipment and wiring systems from 0-15KV.
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair voice and data communication networks and fire alarm systems.

Qualifications: 

  • Current MN Class ‘A’ Journeyman license
  • Ability to distinguish between colors ranging from red to violet
  • Ability to spend considerable periods on feet including walking, standing, climbing steps, and climbing ladders
  • Ability to lift, use tools, shovel, and sweep.
  • Ability to push, pull, and physically lift 50 lbs. from the floor, to the waist, and above the head. Incumbent may be required to work while squatting, kneeling, or crawling.
  • Ability to work in noisy, dusty, and otherwise undesirable conditions.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights up to 120 ft.

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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
  • 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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Farm Equipment Operator / Applicator for Central Valley Ag

A little about the business: Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned farmers’ cooperative headquartered in York, NE with locations throughout Nebraska, Kansas, and Iowa. Established in 2003, CVA has over 900 employees and is an innovative leader providing products and services in grain, agronomy, feed, and energy.

What you would be doing:

  • Performs custom application of fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides with dry and liquid machines.
  • Responsible for upkeep and repairs of the application equipment they operate.
  • Understands and complies with safety and governmental regulations.
  • Loads and unloads fertilizer as required at liquid and dry plant.
  • Loads and unloads chemicals at liquid plant.
  • Loads and unloads corn, soybean and alfalfa seed products.

Qualifications: 

  • General mechanical ability required.
  • Integrity and good judgment skills required.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.
  • Must be a quick learner and have the ability to multi-task.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

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Farm Mechanic and Facilities Maintenance at LynOaken Farms

A little about the business: LynOaken Farms is a family owned, fourth generation, diversified farming operation located in Lyndonville and Medina, NY. From growing world-class quality apples for wholesale and u-pick to our fresh baked goods and apple cider to our expansion into wine production, we use our history of innovation and commitment to excellence to deliver quality products to the market. Our philosophy, as stewards of our history and the environment, guides us to deliver the best Mother Nature and the Oakes family has to offer. 

What you would be doing: 

  • Perform routine maintenance on rolling fleet
  • Field repair of disabled machinery
  • Manage clean machine shop and maintain parts inventory
  • Troubleshoot equipment
  • Assist in equipment evaluation and purchasing
  • Maintenance and repair of cider production equipment

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to work in a multicultural environment
  • Welding and fabrication skills
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulic applications
  • Basic tractor and forklift operator skills
  • CDL or willingness to obtain same within six months
  • Basic residential and automobile electrical skills.
  • Three years or equivalent educational qualifications

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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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