Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week
For the week of 12-11-17
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 the five we have highlighted below.
A little about the business: Gernaat Dairy, LLC is a family-owned, 4,000-head dairy with two locations located around Falmouth, MI (20 miles east of Cadillac, MI). We pride ourselves on operating a progressive dairy farm offering high quality milk to our customers. Our team prides itself on working together to be a solid, efficient and well-organized team.
What you would be doing: You would perform weekly preventative maintenance on all equipment, diagnose and repair equipment on both dairies and in the fields, as needed. You will also be operating equipment as needed around the dairy and in the fields. This would be the perfect opportunity for you if you are detail oriented, like to be hands-on and want to be part of a highly-functioning team.
Qualifications: Enjoy being around a progressive operation and utilizing technology, GPS/autosteer. Have prior experience working on farm equipment. Have prior agriculture, farming and/or ranch experience and are comfortable operating heavy equipment.
A little about the business: Roach Ag. Marketing is an independent, full-service commodity advisory firm founded in 1978 to help farmers do a better job of marketing their crops and livestock. Our Professional Staff has over 200 years of combined experience in the futures industry to draw upon. Although our advisors are authorized to trade all commodities, we specialize in corn, soybeans, wheat, cattle and hog futures as well as agriculture commodity options.
What you would be doing: The ideal person will oversee commodity advisor trading, consulting and new hire training and development. The branch manager will have budgetary and P/L responsibility for location specific operations, including new hire start up budgets and insuring yearly trading and consulting targets are met in a variety of market conditions.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (preferably in accounting or a finance related field) or equivalent industry-related experience; plus 2-5 years of financial services industry experience a plus but not absolutely required. Sound large company experience a plus in investment and or trading is critical to the high wage earners potential. Familiarity with compliance, financial, and accounting quality assurance. Knowledge of human resource procedures and regulations is a must including managing annual healthcare agreements, LTD and STD policies along with all HR related spending.
A little about the business: Frenchman Valley Farmers Cooperative, Inc. has a long history of serving area agricultural producers, providing crop and livestock inputs and services, grain marketing and storage, finance services, energy and transportation. The cooperative serves a large area in southwest Nebraska, northwest Kansas, northeast Colorado and eastern Wyoming.
What you would be doing: An Agronomy Sales Manager would provide guidance and direction to the sales staff. To promote progress and profitability, through the implementation of agronomic programs that foster the advancement of agriculture respective to each FVC agronomy location.
Qualifications: A two-year college degree and 5-10 years’ experience in a related field. Sales Management experience a plus.
A little about the business: WinField® United provides farmers and retailers with products, services and expertise to help them make the right decisions from planning through harvest. Land O’Lakes, Inc. is a farmer-owned, idea-driven food & agricultural cooperative that markets its products under a well-known family of brands.
What you would be doing: Are you an individual that likes to work with soils, plants, and showing/demonstrating to people the best practices within agronomy? If so, the agronomy internship will help you discover methods that work in particular environments and apply them to current practices. This is a great step if you enjoy being a hands-on agronomist and sharing your knowledge with others.
Qualifications: Junior/senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in agriculture or related degree program. Candidate must have valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record and ability to be commercially insured Responsible for accurate mixing and application of fertilizer and/or chemicals per blend sheet specifications.
A little about the business: The Maschhoffs is one of the largest family-owned pork production networks in North America. We work with over 350 family pork farmers across the Midwest.
What you would be doing: The Maschhoffs is currently seeking a breed-to-wean Sow Farm Manager in Paxton, Nebraska. This role leads a team of animal caretakers with accountability for the financial and biological performance of a BTW farm. The position establishes team excellence in executing standard work, operational efficiency, asset management, and driving results while managing change innovation and driving continuous improvement. This role expands the capability and capacity of the team through effective hiring, staffing, and fostering a culture of personal leadership, development of leadership, technical and animal management competencies and empowering caretakers to exercise business judgment.
Qualifications: High School diploma required. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Agriculture or related field preferred. Five years management experience required. Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for two years of management experience. Knowledge of Livestock/swine management and handling, and standard maintenance procedures.
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.