Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 12-4-17

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, and check out the five we have highlighted below.

Quality Assurance Supervisor for Dole

A little about the business: Dole Food Company, Inc. is the world’s largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. We also market a growing line of packaged and frozen foods, and are proud to be a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research. Operating in more than 90 countries, we employ an average of 36,000 full-time employees and 23,000 full-time seasonal or temporary employees worldwide.

What you would be doing: Coordinate and supervise salad manufacturing facility Quality Assurance and laboratory functions. May require support for QA teams at external cooler facilities depending on location. This position will relocate to Yuma, AZ from November to April for the growing season, or will travel to this location for one week of each month for this time period.

Qualifications: 1-3 years of supervision experience, preferably in a processing or quality environment. Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Post-harvest Physiology related field or equivalent experience

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Financial Analyst for Sunset Produce

A little about the business: Mastronardi Produce is North America’s leading greenhouse grower of gourmet vegetables. Our produce is packed under our SUNSET® brand and can be found in leading grocers throughout North America. The success of our growth is attributable to the energy and talents of our people.

What you would be doing: A unique opportunity to join a dynamic team of analysts in the high-growth field of analytics. The candidate should be highly analytical, detail-oriented and extraordinarily passionate about building data driven solutions to business problems. The Financial Analyst – Category Management position will help us discover information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions.

Qualifications: Related Bachelor’s Degree in, but not limited to, business, finance, commerce, mathematics, computer science or analytics. An understanding of database technologies, logical and physical data structuring and modeling. Working knowledge of Software systems or Experience with ERPs (preferably MS Navision), Advanced Excel and Database skills (SQL, MS Access, JET reporting or other), exposure to Business Intelligence Tools.

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Precision Ag Product Application Specialist for Valmont Industries, Inc.

A little about the business:  Valley Irrigation is the worldwide leader in precision irrigation. The Valley brand of center pivot, linear, and corner equipment provides solutions for conserving water for our farming customers and meeting the growing demand for food.

What you would be doing: Irrigation Product Application Specialist will be responsible for the support of new product releases and also be a technical resource for product application for our Dealer Network. Although you will mainly be working from headquarters interacting internally with Sales, Engineering and Product Management and answering Dealer questions via phone/email you will also travel occasionally onsite to test products.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree; preferably in Engineering, Business, Agricultural Mechanization and Business, Agriculture Irrigation, Mechanized Agriculture or Agribusiness. Three years of relevant work experience required; preferred experience working with RTK GPS equipment (single & multi-frequency). The ability to travel globally occasionally. The ability to resolve complex problems and large challenges. The ability to establish and cultivate excellent working relationships with the engineering, service, operations and product management teams.

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Sales Specialist for Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.

 A little about the business: Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc., is a company of diverse businesses unified by shared values and vision. We serve the agriculture, mining, industrial and water reclamation markets with a broad range of products and technologies, worldwide. Serving these customers well is a passion and a commitment-one which the people of TKI find rewarding, empowering and meaningful.

What you would be doing: Reporting directly to the Director of Sales – You will serve as the TKI Crop Vitality sales contact with distributors and retailers in an assigned region. You will represent the company enthusiastically and establish relationships with new distributors & retailers as well as maintain and manage the existing book of business.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agronomy, plant nutrition or other life sciences is a plus. Possess or willing to obtain a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) license. 2-3 years of field experience in plant nutrition, soil science or other agricultural related science – technical understanding of plant nutrition is essential. Experience in contract negotiation and demonstrated success in an agricultural product sales role.

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Farm Manager for DanoneWave

A little about the business: DanoneWave Public Benefit Corporation, a subsidiary of the global food company Danone, was formed in April 2017 by merging three legacy organizations: White Wave Foods, Dannon, and Danone Canada. We’re proud to rank among the Top 15 food & beverage manufacturers in the US, and we’re happy to say we are #1 in the refrigerated dairy space (excluding cheese).

What you would be doing: Manages farm concerned with raising, harvesting and packing farm products for corporations, cooperatives, and other owners by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Qualifications: Over five years related experience and/or training. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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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 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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