Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 6-29-20

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. 

Software Engineer 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 software for our Sales and Production teams
  • Produce high quality, object-oriented software using domain-driven methodologies
  • Develop our full development stack
  • Understand how to model solutions within the constraints of design patterns, an established architecture, coding standards, and SOLID/other engineering principles
  • Responsible for all aspects of development including interacting with the business to understand requirements

Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • Professional Angular 2+ experience
  • Highly proficient in C# and .NET Core
  • Solid experience with T-SQL and SQL Server
  • Successful large Scrum project experience
  • Faster learner
  • Passion for technology balanced with pragmatism
  • S. in Computer Science or equivalent education

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Territory Sales Manager for Worm Power

A little about the business: Welcome to Worm Power—North America’s largest controlled environment vermicompost company. We developed a proprietary method to produce organic, liquid worm castings that promote root establishment and nutrient availability – resulting in healthier, higher yielding plants in soil, soil-less media and hydroponic growth methods. Our product has proven success in a wide range of crops including turf, produce, and cannabis.

What you would be doing: 

  • Leverage current cannabis grower relationships to close new business for Worm Power products.
  • Achieve weekly & monthly prospect activity levels set forth by the company to develop a pipeline of business equivalent to 4-5 times annual quota ensuring the attainment of annual sales goal.
  • Conduct high impact capability meetings with potential customers that highlight Worm Power’s products’ agronomical features and benefits and unique differentiators to maximize first impression.
  • Focus on understanding the fit between customer needs and Worm Power’s capabilities. Create value propositions that meet customer needs.
  • Establish and maintain relationships and communication throughout the entire sales cycle.
  • Proactively research, qualify and cultivate new leads within target market and assigned geographic area for Worm Power’s products through pursuit of inbound leads, networking, referrals, self-generated opportunities, and travelling in person to prospect facilities.

Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years of B2B sales experience selling to outdoor, indoor and greenhouse cannabis growers in one of the following states: California, Oregon, Washington or Colorado.
  • Current relationships with cannabis growers in some or all of the identified geographic markets.
  • A solid understanding of the different grow protocols and terminology used within the cannabis growing industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required with proper experience base and proven track record; a background or degree in plant science, botany, agronomy, horticulture, or experience in a grow facility would be a plus.
  • A demonstrated record of quota achievement.
  • Can succeed in an entrepreneurial, fast paced environment with a drive to solve problems.
  • Desire to work in an environment that rewards results and loyalty and maintains high ethical standards.
  • Self-starter able to successfully operate with limited management supervision.
  • Demonstrated high sense of urgency and accountability.
  • Practice integrity, reliability and honesty in all business transactions.
  • Competent use and understanding of Microsoft Office software and CRM applications.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

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Associate Crop Insurance Specialist for GreenStone Farm Credit Services

A little about the business: GreenStone Farm Credit Services is one of America’s largest rural lenders. Headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan, GreenStone is the country’s sixth largest association in the Farm Credit System. GreenStone owns and manages approximately $7.8 billion in assets and serves nearly 24,000 members with 36 branches throughout Michigan and northeast Wisconsin. GreenStone provides financial services to the agricultural industry – including short, intermediate and long-term loans, equipment and building leases, life insurance, crop insurance, accounting and tax services. GreenStone also specializes in residential and country home loans, and provides lending products for the purchase, improvement, construction or refinance of residences along with financing future home sites and recreational land.

What you would be doing: 

  • Selling and servicing crop insurance products to farms
  • Assist in the development and implementation of crop insurance plans
  • Provide technical guidance and product support
  • Conduct individual and group product educational demonstrations

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, agriculture or related field.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in the agriculture or in the insurance field with an agriculture background.
  • Must acquire and maintain an insurance license for crop insurance sales and meet all State and Federal annual requirements.
  • 40-50% daytime travel within assigned territory.

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Farm Mechanic for Moreland Farms

A little about the business: Moreland Farms is a multi-generation, family owned and operated diversified farm. We pride ourselves on operating a large, progressive grain operation along with a beef cow herd. We’re a close-knit team that supports each other and are passionate about growing quality crops.

What you would be doing:

  • Perform maintenance throughout the year on all farm equipment, trucks and facilities
  • Conduct and track all routine preventative maintenance (PM) of equipment
  • Order necessary parts and equipment; economically source parts and equipment when purchasing
  • Maintain an organized work area and shop along with developing practices to improve shop organization
  • Assist in other areas in the farm depending on the season

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years relatable mechanical experience working on either farm, construction, or relatable equipment
  • May be required to lift up to 70 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to work extended hours on feet
  • Ability to work extended hour and weekends during peak seasons.  Winter and non-peak season months, 40-45 hours per week.

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Location Customer Service for Innovative Ag Services

A little about the business: Innovative Ag Services Co. is a full-service farm cooperative offering a complete line of supplies and services to meet all of your farm needs. We provide value-added products and services to over 5,000 members in the grain, agronomy, feed, energy and building supply markets. To better serve you, our 33 locations are conveniently located throughout northeast and central Iowa and southwest Wisconsin. Innovative Ag Services was incorporated in 2005 to ensure that our customers had access to the best products and services available. Since our founding, we have grown in size and territory through multiple mergers and acquisitions and have achieved over $1 billion in annual sales. Our more than 325 dedicated employees play an important role in this growth and success.

What you would be doing: 

  • Report to assigned workplace at time specified; report late arrivals or absences to supervisor prior to start time
  • Conduct counter sales and process incoming calls in a friendly, courteous manner
  • Conduct weighing of grain and farm supply products; grading of incoming grain
  • Processing of daily location grain tickets
  • Entry of work orders on both feed and agronomy
  • Provide marketing assistance to grain customers

Qualifications: 

  • Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.
  • Ability to organize, deal with change effectively, and work on multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong people skills, good phone etiquette, follows directions, meets deadlines.
  • Requires static strength to occasionally lift, push, pull, or carry objects with a minimum weight of 50 pounds. Also flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Also trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time. Some tasks involve repetitive motion.
  • Possible exposure to seasonal weather, outdoor conditions, and agriculture products.
  • Personal Protective Equipment may be required for some tasks.

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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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