Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 8-26-19

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. 

Dairy / Herd Manager with Potential Ownership at Cary Dairy

A little about the business: Cary Dairy is a family-owned, 1,200 head dairy operation in Battle Creek, Michigan. We share a passion for our industry and are proud of our high milk production numbers which results from strong genetics, care of our cows, and solid handling practices. We are a close team who enjoy working together to get the work done.

What you would be doing: 

  • Optimize milk production and animal health to ensure profitable dairy business
  • Provide a clean, comfortable, safe and positive environment for livestock and employees
  • Communicate with team to ensure proper procedures are followed (i.e. sick cow treatment, dry cow treatment, down cows, vaccination schedules)
  • Work closely with the Owner and Operations Manager to continually improve practices to maximize productivity and herd performance
  • Manage 20+ employees overseeing safety, training, quality, scheduling, adherence to protocols and animal handling

Qualifications: 

  • Experience and strong understanding of a dairy operation
  • Strong mechanical skills and ability to repair equipment
  • Desire for ownership and a high level of commitment to focus on the details
  • Alignment with our culture which includes flexibility as everyone assists in all areas, value of every individual on our team and professional communication.

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Territory Sales Southeast at Intergro

A little about the business: Welcome to Intergro! For 40 years we have been focused on identifying new technologies and products to enhance our specialty crop growers’ ability to stay competitive in our highly competitive integrated global markets. Our product lines include plastic mulch film, pine tomato stakes, drip irrigation, tying twine, harvesting containers and soil amendments for our fruit, vegetable and greenhouse growers. We’re passionate about being innovative leaders in the industry helping to solve problems for our growers. 

What you would be doing: 

  • Be the main sales contact for the southeast territory
  • Manage current accounts as well as continued business development
  • Work directly with growers and distributors
  • Developing a market approaches to grow the territory. 
  • Be the go-to resource for customers within the territory.

Qualifications: 

  • You have proven agricultural sales experience with either ag equipment, fertilizer, chemical and/or soil amendments preferably with specialty crops
  • You enjoy extensive travel throughout a large territory with a target of 75% travel 
  • Hold a Bachelor or Associate degree preferably in agri-business, agriculture, agronomy, crop and soil sciences, plant pathology or related field 

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Director of Protein Sales at Kreamer Feed

A little about the business: Kreamer Feed is a rapidly growing, $100 million, high quality, family-owned manufacturer of organic and conventional animal feeds. For over 70 years, Kreamer Feed has been a dynamic leader in the agricultural industry and in the community. Kreamer Feed is located in rural Kreamer, PA, which is about one-hour North of Harrisburg, PA.

What you would be doing: 

  • Lead business development and sales activities for the protein business unit
  • Business-to-business sales within a multi-state region with an emphasis on new customer development
  • Coordinate and attend trade shows
  • Perform other marketing and sales support functions

Qualifications: 

  • At least five years of experience in business-to-business sales
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal, sales, leadership, and relationship-building skills
  • Strong written communication, planning, and project management skills
  • Bachelor’s in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field is a plus
  • Experience in an agricultural company or in the poultry industry is a play

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Timber Cutter at Farmers Grain & Ag, LLC

A little about the business: Farmers Grain & Ag, LLC is a grain elevator and fertilizer provider in Willshire, OH.

What you would be doing:

  • Perform tree cutting and skidding (logging) operations
  • Conduct logging operations under supervision of Foreman
  • Trail and road maintenance and construction
  • Operate chainsaw and various power tools to cut timber to appropriate size for transportation
  • Load timber onto trailer and ensure safe transportation
  • Follow safety rules and maintain a safe work environment
  • Maintain equipment and keep warehouse and facilities clean and organized
  • Assist with general farm duties when required, such as equipment maintenance, facility maintenance and cleaning, and equipment operation      

Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Hands-on farm and/or forestry work experience is preferred
  • Possession of Class A CDL or willingness and ability to obtain preferred; willing to train
  • Basic chainsaw operating and use of power equipment
  • The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and temperatures
  • The ability to lift up to 45-50 pounds and be able to climb, bend, kneel and work on feet throughout the day
  • The ability to work in a smaller 2-4 person team
  • A solid work ethic and a good reputation for attendance/punctuality

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Production Ag Field Mechanic at Central Valley Ag (CVA)

A little about the business: Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned cooperative with locations in Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas. Established in 2003, CVA provides agronomy, grain, and feed services to over 10,000 farmers and ranchers. We’re proud to serve our communities and be a great place to work. We offer a safe, family-oriented work environment that fosters personal growth and development.

What you would be doing: 

  • Diagnose, research, and repair Custom Fertilizer Application machinery using manufacturer-provided resources
  • Examine and listen to equipment, read inspection reports, and confer with customers to locate and diagnose malfunctions
  • Customer repair work performed at Company location shop as well as customer farm locations
  • Test and replace electrical components and wiring, using test meters, soldering equipment, and hand tools
  • Maintain and drive trucks to haul tools and equipment for on-site repairs

Qualifications: 

  • Has complete understanding of, “Theory of Operation,” and programming needs of either GS3, GS4, Viper Pro, Viper 4, Ag Leader, Tremble 600-700 receivers, can-buss, and ISO buss control systems.
  • Capable of efficient usage of Arc, MiG, and Tig welding and general fabrication capabilities of the prior mentioned.
  • 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.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents required.
  • Must have the ability to develop content for customer/patron and prospect correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
  • Two to three years’ experience in farm equipment maintenance required.
  • Hazardous and tanker endorsements preferred.

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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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