Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 5-7-18

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.

Service Manager for Teeter Irrigation

A little about the business: We have over 40 years of expertise in the irrigation business. Through our humble beginnings out of a garage to our growth of nine locations, our passion for agriculture and serving our customers has remained steadfast.  Our focus at Teeter is to make every drop of water count. We’re a diversified organization; we sell and service Valley Irrigation pivots as well as provide parts for irrigation. We also provide underground installation as well as pivot insurance.

What you would be doing: As the Service Manager you will be responsible for managing all service operations for both the Sublette and Plains locations focusing on efficient service operations, quality and customer service. You will schedule and prioritize work flow, interact directly with customers on a daily basis and coach team members to maximize performance of the department. This is a hands-on management role where you will be working alongside your service techs 50% of the time working on equipment. You will be leading a team of 3-4 service technicians who cover a radius of 50-60 miles from the location and will be reporting to the Store Location Manager.

Qualifications: Have prior mechanical background in electrical components either in center pivot irrigation, heavy equipment, agricultural equipment or relatable industrial equipment.  Welding preferred, not required. Enjoy a role with direct customer interaction and have proven ability to work calmly under pressure. Focus on continuous improvement initiatives and enjoy improving practices and processes for increased efficiency.

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Grain Service Representative for Ag Partners LLC.

A little about the business: Ag Partners provides products, services and market access in the areas of grain, agronomy, feed and petroleum. Formed in 1997, the company represents a joint venture between Alceco, an Iowa cooperative, and Cargill. The company’s locations include retail and wholesale agronomy outlets, grain facilities and feed mills throughout Iowa.

What you would be doing: Assist the MSR with all administrative duties related to grain contracting, including, but not limited to, performing data entry for all purchase contracts in accounting system and managing contract mailing. Perform entering of CRM contracts in ExtraCense from start to finish. Call on individuals on the 30 day listing, generate and provide list of Basis to be rolled & NBE to be rolled. Inform customers via phone and in person of information released on key crop report days.

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Vice President of Operations

A little about the business: Our client is a leader in the cannabis industry, growing all-natural, top-quality cannabis plants through innovative growing techniques in a controlled environment. They harness the natural power of the sun which allows them to control inputs and sustainably produce the highest quality products for their patients. This Arizona based company grows various varieties of cannabis and manufactures a large catalog of products, sold directly to both consumers and wholesale.

What you would be doing: You will be leading your team of directors as well as working closely across the organization to design, implement and execute profitable, sustainable and rewarding strategies for the company. You will be focused on establishing standard processes and key performance indicators communicating progress both up and down the organization.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Horticulture, Agri-business, Engineering, Plant and Soil Sciences, or equivalent job experience. 10+ years in production/operations management in production/food/industrial facilities. Demonstrated ability to work in a proactively diverse and inclusive organization. Ability to successfully complete a post-offer/pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Screening.

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Chief Financial Officer for Centerra Co-op

A little about the business: We are a progressive agricultural co-op with a rich history in farming.  Our roots in the cooperative system date back over 80 years, giving us a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that you face on a daily basis.  As the agricultural industry has evolved, in many ways the challenges remain the same – higher input and production costs, the introduction of new technologies, the desire to expand, and the struggle to keep the next generation involved.

What you would be doing: The CFO partners with the CEO and Centerra’s managers to increase profitability and the long-term ability of the Co-op to service customers.  The CFO must rely upon strong business and financial management experience in grain and agronomy, and knowledge of ERP and linked software programs to succeed in this position.

Qualifications: 10 years or more of experience in finance related positions.  Experience with handling the financial analysis functions in multiple business units with multiple locations is a must.  Experience implementing ERP and other software program changes is a must.  Financial experience with a cooperative, grain, or logistics company is a plus.

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Sales Agronomist for Agtegra Cooperative

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: The Sales Agronomist role is responsible for managing and growing sales with an assigned customer base of current and prospective customers, developing relationships with customers. The Sales Agronomist is responsible for promotion and sales of all agronomy products and services offered from Agtegra Cooperative.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Agronomy or Agriculture preferred with a minimum of 3 years of sales experience in the agronomic industry in seed, crop protection/nutrients; or 5-6 years of sales experience in the agronomic industry in seed, crop protection/nutrients, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Crop Advisor Certification and CDL beneficial. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical data, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

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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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