Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 8-3-20

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. 

Director of Research & Development for BioWorks

A little about the business:  BioWorks has been a leader in providing environmentally responsible, safe, and effective biologically-based pest control and plant nutrition products for the horticulture, turf, and specialty agriculture markets for more than 20 years.  Together, with our team of experts, our customers are enhancing conventional programs as well as developing leading edge pest control and plant health programs.

What you would be doing:

  • Actively participates in promoting, supporting and enhancing our company Core Purpose, Core Values and Culture
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes cooperation with customers, collaborators, vendors, co-workers and management.
  • Represent BioWorks in the Academic and Professional Community
  • Serve as a member of company management team (Council) to help establish, direct and implement company strategy.

Qualifications: 

  • High level of Emotional Intelligence with relentless desire and passion to grow in EQ.
  • Education: Master’s degree in horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, or related field required.
  • Experience: A minimum of 10 years professional experience with a proven track record of consistently delivering innovative, new products on time and within budget.
  • Complexity of Work and Decision Making: Key participant in formulation of company policies and objectives. Makes decisions with no precedent.
  • Accountability: Administrative direction. Incumbent decides objectives. Self-supervising.

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Ag Diesel Service Technician for Bane-Welker Equipment

A little about the business: Bane-Welker Equipment’s rich histories span more than 50 years servicing the needs of customers across Indiana, Ohio and beyond. We take pride in the measurable and meaningful difference we make in our customer’ businesses and are 100% employee owned.

What you would be doing: 

  • Performs repair and maintenance work on equipment, in accordance with time schedules as assigned by service manager.
  • Makes certain that work assignment is correct, ask for clarification if there are questions.
  • Maintains tools and equipment, and notify the service manager if tools need replacement, or new tools are needed.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the working area and presents a neat and professional appearance.

Qualifications: 

  • A customer centric and “be of service” attitude.
  • Proven knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and techniques used in the repair of agricultural equipment.
  • Outstanding knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Mechanical ability and familiarization with testing equipment and diagnostic procedures.
  • Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes.
  • Valid driver’s license.

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Operators and Installers for Ruff Agri-Services

A little about the business: Ruff Agri-Services LLC is an agricultural service business offering drainage, irrigation and seeding services to farm and non-farm customers. We are headquartered just south of Columbus, Ohio. We are looking for someone that has great character, is energetic, professional, good in front of clients, honest, hardworking, and ethical. We pride ourselves on having the same traits.

What you would be doing:

  • Driving and operating heavy equipment and farm equipment.  
  • Assisting with installation and maintenance processes.
  • Daily maintenance and light repair of equipment.
  • Customer Service

Qualifications: 

  • 1+ yr. as a heavy equipment operator, mechanic, or technician preferred.
  • Preferred candidates with farming, construction, and or agriculture backgrounds.
  • Good mechanical ability 
  • Self-motivated, team player, and ability to work independently.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, Class A CDL a plus.
  • Must be able to work extended hours during peak seasons.

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Independent Sales Representative for Stine Seed

A little about the business: Stine Seed Company, a privately-held, growing national seed company, currently has an opening for an Independent Sales Representative covering the counties of Ottawa and Kent in western Michigan. This represents an excellent opportunity to grow both professionally and financially with one of the industry’s most respected corn and soybean seed companies.

What you would be doing:

  • Serve as primary ambassador of the Stine brand within the assigned territory.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough agronomic and technical knowledge of Stine seed products and services applicable to the assigned territory.
  • Manage existing dealer accounts & recruit new dealerships in order to increase sales.
  • Communicate and implement Stine’s sales programs and policies within the assigned territory in order to meet sales goals for the district.

Qualifications: 

  • Candidates should have three or more years of ag experience, including previous experience in agronomy, crop production or seed sales.
  • Candidates should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates should have demonstrated knowledge of proven sales techniques, as well as excellent negotiating skills and the ability to overcome obstacles.
  • Candidates should have demonstrated success in dealer development and retention.
  • Candidates should demonstrated initiative and the ability to work with minimum supervision to meet established goals.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have proven ability to build/maintain strong relationships with growers by understanding their needs and values, and achieve desired results.

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Driver – Local for Wisconsin Cheese Group

A little about the business: For more than three decades, Wisconsin Cheese Group has been crafting Traditional Hispanic cheeses according to age-old recipe’s; steeped with rich history from our roots. These cheeses are made in America’s Dairy land, using only 100% Wisconsin milk & proprietary cheese making processes. Not to toot our own horn, we are the largest Private Label producer of Hispanic cheese in the U.S. and Wisconsin Cheese Group is the 2nd largest cheese company in the United States. (Toot!!)(Toot!!)

What you would be doing: 

  • Cover and secure pallets of cheese in forms.
  • Load onto a refrigerated straight truck
  • Haul to the plant across town
  • Detailed, neat and accurate record keeping of vital manufacturing information
  • Typically several loads per day are hauled across town, about 2-3 miles each way.

Qualifications:

  • Have at least a High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must maintain all necessary licensing as dictated by State and Federal Transportation Agencies
  • Must maintain a CDL Class B
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment

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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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