Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 7-29-19

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. 

Agricultural Loan Officer at 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: 

  • Maintaining and growing a $50-$60 million portfolio
  • Developing and maintaining a significant professional presence throughout the local community
  • Enjoy networking, problem-solving and developing relationships to grow your portfolio
  • Stay current on industry trends and current year farming conditions

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business administration, finance, or related field.
  • Experience in the agribusiness/farming industry or agricultural credit.
  • Knowledge of farm production methods and products.
  • Proven track record of prospecting new business and enhancing existing relationships is preferred. 

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Farm Equipment Operator – Applicator at Central Valley Ag

A little about the business: Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned farmers cooperative located in central and northeastern Nebraska. Established in 2003, CVA has 365 employees across our trade area that provides agronomy, grain, and feed services to over 10,000 farmers and ranchers.

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.
  • Takes customer orders at liquid, chemical and dry plant.
  • Loads and unloads fertilizer as required at liquid and dry plant.

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.
  • One to three months’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

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Lead Software Engineer at Precision Planting (AGCO)

A little about the business: Precision Planting, a leading provider of precision agriculture technology, is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to lead efforts growing our suite of on-equipment control products. At Precision Planting, we focus on helping farmers across the world to be more efficient – growing yields, reducing inputs, and saving time.

What you would be doing: 

  • Owning system design for a complex series of products
  • Authoring foundational code that underpins the system architecture
  • Profiling and auditing the system to identify areas of improvement
  • Documenting system and code design for use within the team
  • Mentoring other team members about development best practices and techniques
  • Working with product managers and participating on product teams to define product features
  • Climbing on agricultural equipment to validate and experience our products first-hand

Qualifications: 

  • A passion for modern C++ code with an emphasis on C++17 and future standards
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience in software development environments
  • Strong knowledge of multi-process and multi-thread synchronization and communications
  • Solid understanding of software development and product development lifecycles
  • Solid understanding of Linux and Linux application development environments
  • Solid background in computer architecture
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

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Part-Time Sourcing and Recruiting Assistant at AgHires

A little about the business: Welcome to AgHires! We are the meeting place for agricultural employers and job seekers to connect. We have our own job board as well as offer recruiting services for our ag clients. We pride ourselves on developing tailored solutions for our clients and being the industry leader on talent management best practices. We have an amazing culture built with all-stars, open communication, and amazing drive.

What you would be doing:

  • Support recruiting staff
  • Assist with sourcing and reaching out to potential candidates mainly via email or using recruiting resumes data bases
  • Develop and create message templates to send to candidates
  • Research company names and create lists

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to use a computer to review resumes for most of your time
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Team player
  • Exposure to farming and agriculture

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Strategic Accounts Manager at Big Iron

A little about the business: Big Iron is the one and only online auction company started by farmers, which replicates that kind of integrity on a digital platform, for our agriculture, construction, transportation, and utility customers.

What you would be doing: 

  • Communicates and supports the Company’s mission, vision, and core values
  • Confers with Company officials to develop methods and procedures to increase sales, expand markets, and promote business
  • Advises dealers and distributors on agreement language and operating procedures to ensure functional effectiveness of business
  • Adheres to BigIron business principals and business model based on unreserved auctions, guaranteed lien free (clear title) sales, and listing contract execution
  • Follows the documented sales process related to listing contracts execution and delivery, both internally and externally – Including, contract pricing and contract tracking
  • Listens to and resolves customer complaints regarding services

Qualifications: 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (suite) and learned proficiency with previous licensed software access (i.e., CRM, Expense Reimbursement, RFP, and Proposal/Contact, etc.)
  • Relationship selling skills with consultative influence and above average closing skills
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness to gain access to decision makers and influencers
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of agriculture, construction, transportation, and utility equipment

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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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