Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week
For the week of 6-25-18
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: Monsanto is a global modern agriculture company. We develop products and tools to help farmers around the world grow crops while using energy, water, and land more efficiently. We believe innovation has the potential to bring humanity’s needs in balance with the resources of our planet.
What you would be doing: In the Analytics Developer role, the candidate will work closely with the data science group to transition our predictive models into a production environment. In addition, the candidate will also invent and/or expand the impact of in-house innovations across geographies. He/she will work with data from diverse structured and unstructured data sources, and various formats. The candidate will work on all aspects of the design, development, validation, scaling and delivery of analytical solutions. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary scientists internal to Monsanto, organize challenging problems, develop new solutions, and work with business & development teams to ensure these solutions deliver value.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a closely-related field. At least 3 years of relevant software development experience using R and Python. Proven ability to plan, schedule and deliver quality software. A passion for building highly automated systems. Strong business aptitude, the ability to rapidly learn new problem domains, and become conversant in the domain with subject matter experts. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and proven problem-solving abilities. Proven ability to communicate complex qualitative analysis in clear, precise and actionable manner. Creativity in validating and optimizing analytic solutions
A little about the business: Hansen-Mueller Co. provides grain merchandising and commodity trading for corn, soybeans, wheat and oats as well as other feed ingredients and byproducts. Hansen Mueller Co. is a growing company with 19 mills and elevators in the United States.
What you would be doing: As a Superintendent (Grain Supervisor), at our Sioux City, Iowa location, you will perform a combination of tasks involved with storing and handling of grain products including loading/unloading grain, determining grain quality, troubleshooting mechanical defects, and operating heavy equipment.
Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years of agriculture, farming, and grain experience. Minimum of 2 years of management experience. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Agriculture or related field preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to uphold regulatory, company and customer standards.
A little about the business: Turfgator LLC, is a locally owned and operated lawn care and pest control company located in Lebanon, IL.
What you would be doing: In this role, you will be performing fertilizer and weed control applications to residential and commercial grade lawns. Estimates and/or evaluations at customer locations. Other general labor tasks.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will need to have a genuine appreciation for a beautiful lawn, excellent people skills, self-motivated and be able to work in all weather conditions. Candidate will also need to be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs and be able to sustain walking for a lengthy period of time.
A little about the business: We are 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 keep up with recent technology, equipment and use the most optimal farming practices that will enhance productivity and preservation of the land.
What you would be doing: In this role, you will be performing maintenance along with troubleshooting and repairing a fleet of agricultural equipment and trucks. You will be troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing equipment both in the shop and using our service truck in the fields. You will be mainly focused on maintenance but will assist in other areas of the farm depending on the season.
Qualifications: You have prior experience performing maintenance on heavy equipment such as farm tractors, construction, military or have worked as an ag service technician, diesel tech or have relatable experience. Knowledge of hydraulics, electrical repair and basic welding preferred. You pay attention to the details and prefer to a proactive versus reactive approach to maintenance. You like to work in an environment where it’s organized and the team prides themselves on well-maintained equipment and facilities.
A little about the business: We produce and market specialty fertilizer and micronutrients. With our production facility in Tennessee, CoreAgri is a leading North American provider of micronutrient fertilizer products, EDTA micronutrients, foliar sprays, water soluble products, plant desiccants, and an emerging line of organic and sustainable plant nutrition products.
What you would be doing: We’re hiring a Production Manager for our Humboldt, TN location (30 miles north Jackson) to lead all operations, packing, logistics, inventory management, safety and continuous improvement efforts. In this role you will be a coach and motivator for the team (12-15 employees) and work cross-functionally within the organization to streamline processes and drive solid communication.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Agronomy, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or relatable field. 5-10 years prior production management experience; Experience with agronomy and fertilizer is required. Ability to implement continuous and measurable improvements. Proven ability to lead, coach and motivate teams for optimal performance
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.