Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 8-17-20

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. 

Regional Agronomy Sales Manager for Stine Seed

A little about the business:  Stine Seed Company is 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:

  • Learn and understand day-to-day needs and issues of assigned ISRs through regular communication and by spending a minimum of 3 days a month in the territory with the ISR.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough agronomic and technical knowledge of Stine seed products and services applicable to the assigned territory
  • Assist ISRs in the development and management of key prospect lists, new dealers, direct grower recruitment, and monitor their progress toward stated goals.

Qualifications: 

  • Three or more years of sales experience in agronomy, crop health and/or seed
  • Prior success leading a sales team 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proven sales techniques and an ability to coach
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work with multiple team members to meet established goals  

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Farm Equipment Operator for J & K Grain Farms

A little about the business: J & K Grain Farms is a family owned, progressive farming operation growing corn, soybeans, and sugar beets in Mooreton, ND. They are located about 45 miles south of Fargo, ND. They run modern equipment and pride ourselves on having a great team environment.

What you would be doing: 

  • Operating farm equipment including sugar beet equipment, tractors, combines, trucks and more.
  • Assisting with light equipment maintenance in the shop and in field.
  • Maintain the cleanliness, organization and appearance of the farm, machinery and land.
  • Other farm duties as necessary.

Qualifications: 

  • Prior experience operating heavy equipment in Farming, Agriculture or relatable fields such as military, construction, etc.
  • Mechanical ability or strong willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work well with a team, good problem-solving skills, and reputation for being punctual.
  • Enjoy working outdoors and are comfortable with the longer hours required during peak seasons.
  • A CDL is a plus but not required.

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Accounts Payable Specialist – Fertilizer for Central Valley Ag (CVA)

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. You can find more information about Central Valley Ag by visiting www.cvacoop.com.

What you would be doing:

  • Maintain organization of Accounts Payable System.
  • Review invoices and check requests.
  • Set up invoices for payment and process check requests.
  • Manage analysis of accounts to ensure accuracy and timeliness of payments.
  • Correspond with vendors on inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Maintain a purchase order for all open fertilizer orders.

Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Absolute integrity and the use of good judgment to handle the confidential nature of duties, tasks and information
  • Provide weekly reports on inventory activity to management
  • Customer service orientation and ability to successfully deal with questions and resolve issues
  • Good time management skills; ability to meet critical deadlines

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Consumer Loan Officer for GreenStone Farm Credit Services

A little about the business: GreenStone Farm Credit Services is a $10 billion portfolio of customers, ranging from rural homeowners to global agriculture and food businesses, provides our employees with a unique opportunity to maintain a local presence while working for a top workplace. Additionally, many of our team members are highly respected in their area of expertise at both the state and national level making GreenStone one of the top Farm Credit associations in the country with 500 employees in 36 locations throughout Michigan and Northeast Wisconsin. 

What you would be doing:

  • Market credit and financial services and establishing new market relationships in the consumer and residential markets
  • Utilize business knowledge to gain in-depth understanding of each customer’s current financial position in order to provide innovative and workable solutions to problems the customer faces
  • Create strong relationships with business contacts/influencers
  • Develop and maintain a significant professional presence throughout the local community in addition to making formal presentations to various local and regional groups
  • Use knowledge of finance and agriculture to provide “value added” information about their customers and prospective customer’s needs

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, sales, agriculture or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in the consumer credit or agriculture industry, or equivalent experience in a closely related field.
  • Basic knowledge of loan products and services, credit operations and government lending regulations

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Operations Technician for CHS

 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: 

  • Operate and configure equipment and components for normal, abnormal, and by-pass flows.
  • Apply lockouts / tagouts to valving and equipment, coordinate electrical lockouts with the Shift Supervisor.
  • Optimize throughput from prep to final product.
  • Conduct routine maintenance activities including lubrication, coupling replacement, and valve replacement as well as cleaning of the plant area and plant assets including tank internals as needed.
  • Coordinate with and support operations (prep, utilities and refinery), maintenance and the Shift Supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Able to wear required protective equipment including respirators and hearing protection.
  • Able to spend long periods of time being on your feet including walking, standing and climbing steps and ladders.
  • Able to use both automated and manual tools and equipment.
  • Able to lift and carry materials up to 50 lbs.

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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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