Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week
For the week of 4-9-18
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: At Agtegra Cooperative, our devotion to superior service, relentless innovation and member success is at the forefront of everything we do. We give members access to the best products, services and in-field assistance to maximize their production.
What you would be doing: This position will perform bookkeeping duties related to Sales and Use tax returns and other tax returns, assists with annual audits, and assists with performing a variety of cash and accounts receivable functions on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
Qualifications: Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
A little about the business: Hartley Grain Co, Inc. operates a grain elevator where we purchase, handle and sell locally produced grains. Construction to begin soon on a major upgrade that is scheduled to be operational by this fall of 2018 local corn and soybean harvest. Our sales are delivered by truck to ethanol plants, export shippers and soybean processing plants inside Indiana. We also are a retail crop production inputs and services provider. We sell and custom apply crop plant food fertilizers, crop protection products and seeds.
What you would be doing: We are hiring a full-time Grain Elevator Operations Worker in Elwood, IN who will understand the demands placed on us by our customer and perform general labor job duties such as assisting customers, loading/unloading/moving trucks, operating equipment, entering/recording data, and more. This job is open to entry level candidates that are willing to work hard and have an attitude that can handle the pressure.
Qualifications: A CDL or are willing to obtain one. General computer skills. A Certified Pesticide Applicator license or willing to obtain one. A willingness to pursue and obtain extra responsibilities.
A little about the business: HGS is a world leader in Customer Relationship and Business Process Management. With a global footprint and over three decades of experience, we have helped our clients deliver exceptional results. We develop and implement some of the best-known processes and practices to deliver a comprehensive range of industry–specific solutions. We deliver seamless service to some of the world’s most recognized brands out of and across North America, Europe and Asia.
What you would be doing: As part of the Customer Success organization, the Support Specialist is responsible for providing best-in-class product support for all Climate FieldView Products in North America via phone, email, and live chat to end-users. Duties and Responsibilities include field calls from North American farmers, Climate dealers, and Climate field sales teams on product support issues. These calls will include support requests for setup, installation, in-field operation, and troubleshooting of in-field breakdowns.
Qualifications: Bachelors in Agricultural Studies, Computer Science, Business, Agronomy or related field. 3 years of work experience required. 1+ year of experience in supporting precision agriculture products. Excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
A little about the business: In business for over 80 years in the agricultural and horticulture markets, Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, LLC, is a producer and developer of foliar nutrients and adjuvants. Miller’s core values of honesty, integrity, passion, teamwork and stewardship are the guiding principles in fostering a culture to provide exceptional products and value for our customers.
What you would be doing: Fundamental sales skills dealing with people directly and a genuine love of the sales field is required. Strengthen and build relationships with current customers and actively seek out & develop new business accounts. Possess thorough understanding and knowledge of full line of product offerings. Facilitate group sales meetings providing business updates regarding your region. Promote products at trade shows and conferences. Keen ability to recognize customer concerns and quickly work to resolve them. Set sales targets and implement tactical plans to achieve goals. Negotiate and execute critical thinking skills. Strong level of autonomy to successfully work independently.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, in Agronomy, Business, or Marketing required. We will consider other degrees with related field sales experience. Minimum of 3+ years of sales experience, preferably in the agricultural products industry. Willingness to travel (up to 50%) throughout your region to appropriately service customers and build new business accounts. Strong interpersonal, oral, written and presentation communication skills. Ability to successfully pass criminal background check. Clear driving record required.
A little about the business: Scott W. Lennard CPA located in Temperance, MI has been providing accounting services, tax filing and planning and payroll services to our local area for over 30 years. We dedicate ourselves to providing excellent service to small and mid-size businesses and community members throughout the Temperance area.
What you would be doing: We’re hiring a part-time (24 hours/week), year-round Office Assistant/Front Desk individual to perform a variety of support responsibilities including answering phones, filing, performing light bookkeeping and payroll processing, providing customer service, maintaining overall office organization and more. You will be interacting daily with customers both in person and over the phone. You’ll work in a small office environment, reporting to the business owner, and will need to be able to work with limited supervision while still ensuring completion of daily responsibilities.
Qualifications: You have prior computer, administrative, and customer service experience in an office environment. You enjoy working on a small team and are comfortable working independently in the office. You are a friendly, easy-to-work with individual, willing to assist with any task and understand the importance of professional service where customer service and confidentiality is critical.
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.