Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 9-30-19

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 Equipment Sales Rep for GreenMark Equipment

A little about the business: Welcome to GreenMark Equipment Inc. We are a 15 location John Deere dealership network in South Western Michigan and Northern Indiana. We have been providing sales and service to farmers, commercial business, large property owners and homeowners. GreenMark Equipment, Inc. has been built on quality products, competent employees, quality service and competitive prices.

What you would be doing: 

  • Maintains current product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment that could be potentially sold by the dealership
  • Represents the company for the sale of farm machinery to customers in a defined sales area
  • Monitors competitive activity/products and timely communicates to management, accordingly
  • Maintains all customer information in assigned territory for sales management
  • Monitors trends in customer’s business activities and timely communicates to management
  • Maintains current knowledge of financing options to assist customers with securing the purchase of new and used goods
  • May maintain current knowledge of used equipment values and ability to evaluate properly for trading purposes

Qualifications: 

  • Have 2-3+ years’ agricultural sales experience ideally in either seed, inputs, equipment, or agronomy
  • Are highly driven and comfortable learning and understanding the mechanics of farm equipment
  • Are a strong communicator that monitors effective processes to ensure customer satisfaction

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Dairy Operations Manager for Natural Choice Dairy

A little about the business: Natural Choice Dairy is a progressive, family-owned dairy operation located in northwest Ohio, milking 5,000 cows with 1,500 replacements.  We are a high-quality dairy producer who grows our team, raises healthy animals and builds on our sustainable practices. We live and breathe continuous improvement and look to add leadership who will continue to drive our operation forward.

What you would be doing: 

  • Lead a team of 40 people in all aspects of cow health, milking, feeding, and employee relations ensuring the procedures already in place by the Company are followed
  • Maintain key vendor contacts, including procurement of replacement cows, to keep the Dairy running smoothly and competitively
  • Manage feed inventory, ensuring required quantity and quality of feed is on hand
  • Utilize herd management software, interpret daily reports to set direction for each day; ensure daily tasks are kept up-to-date in DC305
  • Oversee CIP procedures in the milking parlor and ensure records are compliant with food safety regulations
  • Work with veterinarian, nutritionist, and vendors routinely to review trends, scorecards, and necessary changes

Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated success leading dairy operations (ideally 1,500 cows or greater)
  • Proficient in herd management software (DC305 preferred)
  • Strong herd health management experience
  • Ability to understand financial numbers, budgets and ROI on decisions
  • Basic mechanical and troubleshooting ability

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Corporate Finance Director for CHS, Inc.

A 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: 

  • Advise corporate functional leaders on strategic financial planning activities and decisions.
  • Support the development of short- and long-range financial plans, annual budgets and current year forecasts.
  • Highlight and lead opportunities with functional leaders to achieve expense targets.
  • Work with other corporate finance teams to ensure tasks are completed correctly and within established policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the right internal controls and overall infrastructure are in place to measure, understand and monitor corporate results relative to action plans and milestones.
  • Establish strong project financial management practices.
  • Coordinate budgeting and forecasting with corporate FP&A team.

Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum of 12 years related financial management experience including strategic and business planning, accounting and financial analysis.

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Parts Specialist for Wells Equipment Sales

A little about the business: Wells Equipment Sales is family owned and has been selling & servicing trucks, tractors, farm, and outdoor power equipment in South Central Michigan since 1952. We are located just 25 miles north of the Indiana/Ohio border. We have a positive team environment with a driven team that goes the extra mile to help our customers.

What you would be doing:

  • Sell retail parts to customers at the parts counter and over the telephone.
  • Assist customers with part inquiries, parts lookup, parts research and/or emergency parts needs on various makes and models of ag and power equipment.
  • Assist with inventory audits, communication with parts manufacturers, stocking and pulling inventory, preparing returns, etc.

Qualifications: 

  • Experience with farm, construction, military, trucks, power, or other heavy equipment.
  • Must have good handwriting, math, communication and basic computer skills.
  • Ability to lift heavy parts.
  • Able to work alone or with others in a positive environment.
  • Must be organized and able to follow all safety rules and regulations.

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Farm Manager for Schultz Farms

A little about the business: Welcome to Schultz Farms! We’re a family owned farm in Delta Junction, Alaska which is just about 95 miles south east of Fairbanks. We farm about 2,000 acres with our main crops being grain and grass seed. We take great pride in what we do each day and taking care of our land, equipment and people.

What you would be doing: 

  • Manage day-to-day operations of farming activities.
  • Coordinate, prioritize, and delegate work activities and projects and manage ongoing progress.  Activities include planting, chemical/fertilizer application, harvesting, trucking and tillage.
  • Ensuring equipment is field ready for plant and harvest.
  • Communicating activities with owners.
  • Maintaining facilities as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience in farming, agriculture, agronomy or related field.
  • Management experience supervising employees.
  • Knowledge of farm and heavy truck equipment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A high level of integrity and work ethic.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change.
  • Excellent time management skills. 

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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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