Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 3-12-18

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.

Licensed Vocational Nurse for The Wonderful Company

A little about the business: Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Wonderful Company is a privately held $4 billion global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world through its iconic consumer brands. The company’s 9,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to bringing consumers everywhere the freshest, most wholesome pistachios, almonds, citrus and pomegranates; bottling the finest water and wines; and creating colorful bouquets that are sure to touch the heart.

What you would be doing: The Licensed Vocational Nurse position will report directly to the Clinical Manager/RN and will work in collaboration with the entire clinical team. This Licensed Vocational Nurse role will provide an incredible opportunity to build, develop and foster collaboration among a team that is evolving a new model for world-class health and wellness that can have an immensely positive impact for an underserved and vulnerable population.

Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience as Licensed Vocational Nurse. Current, valid California Licensed Vocational Nurse. Written and verbal fluency in Spanish required. Excellent communication skills at level necessary for taking patients’ medical histories, understanding provider and supervisor instructions, and for accurately documenting patients’ medical information. Ability to effectively communicate with patient population and staff while demonstrating a high degree of diplomacy and tact.

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Wholesale Manager for Hungry Harvest

A little about the business: Hungry Harvest is the nation’s leading brand fighting food waste and hunger by selling rescued produce. We believe that no produce should go to waste and no person should go hungry. Based in Baltimore, we’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 2014 to recover over 5 million pounds of produce.

What you would be doing: As Wholesale Manager, you will build the wholesale arm of Hungry Harvest. You will be responsible for expanding our mission to end food waste by conceptualizing new programs; identifying and fielding wholesale buyers/customers; sourcing and procuring product; contracting transportation and ensuring operational efficiency for product that requires handling. You will also support our team of buyers – becoming an in-house supplier to support our core business and purchasing efforts.

Qualifications: Must have 10+ years of wholesale experience. Established network of farmers/suppliers a must. Established connections to customers both independent and big box. Undergraduate degree in supply chain or agriculture preferred.

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Product Marketing Manager for Bard Valley Date Growers

A little about the business: We’re the number one brand of medjool dates in North America. Our medjool dates are gaining strong recognition as nature’s power fruit; fueling the body with an all-natural energy boost packed with 16 vitamins and minerals. Our team is passionate about what we do and thrive in our high-growth focused culture. Our date palm trees are located in Yuma, AZ nestled where California and Arizona meet which has the perfect temperatures and growing conditions.

What you would be doing: We’re Hiring for a Natural Delights Product Manager to be based at our Yuma, AZ headquarters. Relocation is provided for this opportunity.  You will be leading marketing responsibilities to develop the Natural Delights product portfolio as well as manage the day in day out activities that ensure consistency for the Natural Delights brand identity and awareness. In this role you will be leading an Associate Brand Manager and Marketing Coordinator as well as working closely with cross-functional teams in bringing new products to market, executing product management from concept all the way to the go-to market strategy.

Qualifications: Degree: BS/BA in Business or related field, MBA preferred. 3-5 years prior experience in Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry, preferably in fresh produce. Experience developing budgets and managing expenditures. Experience in leading teams. Experience analyzing data, identifying issues and working with teams to develop corrective course of action for Senor Management approval. Ability to think strategically, creatively and analytically. Strong computer skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure.

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Service Manager for Plevna Implement Company

A little about the business: We are a 5-Star rated, family-owned, full-line AGCO-Massey Ferguson farm equipment dealership providing superior farm machinery sales and service support since 1945, headquartered just outside of Kokomo, Indiana in the town of Plevna. Since day one, Plevna Implement Company has focused on personalized, customer first service, committing to deliver excellent service with the highest integrity.

What you would be doing: As a Service Manager, you will be responsible for managing repair and maintenance services in the Service Department for our customers.  You must be self-motivated, pursuing the completion of tasks efficiently and with a concern for quality. As the Service Manager, you will be expected to communicate directly with customers, providing ongoing diagnostic, service and sales support. Leadership is critical, as direct reports will be relying on the guidance and direction of the Service Manager.  

Qualifications:  Are an independent self-starter with the ability to lead and develop a team. Are skilled in equipment repair and customer service. Have an eye for detail and are meticulous in your work. Have excellent communication skills. Can multitask and work well under deadlines. Take personal responsibility for company and departmental success. Believe in Plevna’s mission to provide the highest level of sales and support to their customers to keep their operations growing.

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Field Service Technician for Stoltenberg Irrigation Inc.

A little about the business: We’re a family-owned operation providing sales, service and installation of Valley® center pivots, underground pipe, and wire. We enjoy being a true partner with our employees and offering a great place to work. We are a Valley Irrigation Performance Plus dealer and pride ourselves on being “The Best Darn Pivot Dealer Around.”

What you would be doing: Join a highly driven team that’s passionate about our customers. Grow your career with us. We’re hiring a full-time, year-round Field Service Technician in Cairo, NE (Central Nebraska, 20 minutes NW of Grand Island).  You will be traveling locally on-site to farms to provide both mechanical and basic electrical repair to irrigation equipment. You will be providing top-notch customer service while troubleshooting and repairing their systems. Enjoy being out in the elements and working on equipment throughout the year.

Qualifications: Prior maintenance and repair background especially in mechanical repairs. Prior farming and/or agriculture experience; highly preferred or strong understanding of the industry. The ability to work year-round with peak hours during Summer/Fall (2500-2800 hours per year), work outdoors in all seasons, and lifting up to 75 lbs. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Are known for being a quick learner and like to work on equipment.

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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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