Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week
For the week of 3-5-18
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.
A little about the business: Merged South Dakota Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator officially launch as Agtegra Cooperative. Legacy Rich. Future Forward. For Generations to Come. We are Agtegra. We strive to create a community of success for our employees and members – today, tomorrow and into the future. We build on stories of agriculture and the solutions that stem from a strong, stable and dependable foundation.
What you would be doing: This job will help the location manager by overseeing the day-to-day activities of the agronomy location including but not limited to ordering, managing and accounting for all inventory moving through this location and insuring all service work is done in a safe, timely and efficient manner.
Qualifications: Looking for someone with 3-4 years management, applicator and or dispatcher experience in fertilizer, seed and ag chemical and inventory.
A little about the business: We are progressive, family owned and operated farm located in the Red River Valley of North Dakota since 1975. We are committed to producing quality products such as wheat, corn, soybeans and sugar beets. We strive to utilize the latest technology, equipment and use the most optimal farming practices that will enhance productivity and preservation of the land. Join our team of innovative thinkers who share a passion for agriculture.
What you would be doing: This is a unique role within our organization where you will be focused on maximizing grain marketing tools including the use of options, futures, basis contracts, hedge to arrive contracts, commodity market trends and technical chart signals to optimize profitability in our grain marketing. In addition to grain marketing responsibilities you will possibly assist in financial analysis, human resources, or special project management.
Qualifications: Have a genuine interest in commodity marketing; highly preferred a candidate that has prior grain marketing experience (Commodity Merchant, Grain Merchandiser). Hold a Bachelor’s degree in ag economics, agribusiness. Are passionate about the agriculture industry, love to run numbers, naturally inquisitive and are able to independently conduct market research. You are flexible in assisting in other areas of the farm and would enjoy making impact in more than one area.
A little about the business: We’re a leader in providing environmentally responsible, safe, and effective biologically-based pest control and plant nutrition products for the horticulture, 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: We’re hiring a Supply Chain Manager to lead activities that improve our existing supply chain focusing on economic procurement of goods, supplies and services. Your goal would be to create a competitive advantage by efficiently managing activities and focusing on profitability and growth. You’ll be in a leadership role, implementing continuous improvement initiatives, enhancing our business management systems, and quality assurance programs and procedures. You’ll report to the Operations Manager and work closely across the organization to implement best practices.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree Preferred. Bachelors in Business or relevant field will be considered. Greater than 6 years’ experience. Read more here.
A little about the business: River Hollow Farm started back in the early 1970s as Hull Prairie Riding Club, River Hollow Farm is currently owned and operated by the Hutson family. RHF offers boarding, lessons, training, sales, and showing. Conveniently located on scenic West River Road in Perrysburg, Ohio, River Hollow Farm proudly accommodates the equestrian needs of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.
What you would be doing: We are currently hiring a full-time, year-round Horse Farm Worker in Perrysburg, Ohio responsible for overall upkeep and maintenance of the farm. General maintenance, cleaning, landscaping, mowing, weeding, trimming, cleaning horse stalls and other general labor.
Qualifications: If you enjoy working outdoors and around animals this is the position for you.
A little about the business: We are a leader in the production, preparation, growth and sale of premium quality small fruit plant stock. We also pick, grow, harvest and market wholesale and retail fruit. Our number one objective is to present the best quality product for sale to our customers. Located in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, we farm on over 800 acres of prime river bottom land in the towns of Hatfield, Whately, Deerfield, Montague and Northfield.
What you would be doing: This position will work closely with the owner to lead operations by maximizing company resources, focusing on efficiency, defining our growth plans and being a leader in variety development. In this role you will ideally be progressing into the CEO role within 1-2 years. You will be leading the CFO, Director of Sales, General Manager, Director of HR, Directors of Production including the Nursery/Farm operations, Lab, Greenhouse and Packing/Storage/Shipping operations. The COO is responsible for 75-100 total employees domestically as well as use of seasonal labor. You will be leading both the MA location and our second operation in Eastern Washington.
Qualifications: Degree in agriculture, horticulture, plant pathology, crop and soil sciences and/or agribusiness or related business management field is required. MBA a plus. Minimum of ten years of management within an agriculture, fresh produce, nursery, farming or horticulture industry, in a multinational production environment with full P & L and balance sheet responsibility. Working knowledge of organizational development core principals, skilled at initiating changes in an organizational structure and fostering and reinforcing a positive culture and mission. General financial acumen; understands core financial principals and fully appreciates the importance of cash flow. Exceptional verbal (public speaking) and written communication skills.
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.