Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 6-4-18

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.

Equine Sales and Marketing Consultant for Centerra Co-op

A little about the business: Centerra Co-op is a locally owned and operated business serving the North Central Ohio area for over 80 years. 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.

What you would be doing: We’re hiring for a full-time Equine Sales and Marketing Consultant covering our territory in north eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Primary tasks will focus on promotion and selling equine feed and supplies. You will be doing a variety of tasks such as establish and achieve profit and sales goals, develop on-going sales programs with retail store managers, merchandising products and promotional events with advertising campaigns targeting the equine market. We’re looking for a candidate that displays a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational and problem-solving skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask and be a strong communicator.

Qualifications: High School Graduate or equivalent, equine experience and background necessary. Ability to lift 50lbs. 4-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have valid driver’s license. Ability to work in varied weather and conditions. Extensive local travel required with some night and weekend hours. Occasional overnight travel for training, VIP events and shows.

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Ag Sales Specialist for Ohio CAT

 A little about the business: Ohio Cat conducts its operations through three divisions: the Equipment Division, Power Systems Division, and Ohio Ag Equipment. The company sells rental equipment through ten Cat Rental Store locations. Their Complete Hydraulic Service location re-manufactures and repairs all makes of hydraulic and machining components at its Hydraulics Division in Bolivar, Ohio.

What you would be doing: Build and maintain mutual business relationships with all agricultural producers in assigned geography. Regularly and consistently call on all accounts and maintain their profiles completely and accurately. Attend product training sessions at dealership and external locations as required. Attend industry meetings and functions. Develops Target Account Plan with specific activities and agronomy programs to attain specific account growth goals.

Qualifications: High School Diploma.  Preferred, College degree. Ability to understand, explain and implement sales and financing programs. Sales experience in the Agricultural equipment industry. Computer proficiency. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel and Outlook. Willingness to travel to trade shows and training sessions.

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Recruitment and Support Administrator for Agfinity

A little about the business: Agfinity is Colorado’s largest locally owned farm supply, grain marketing, and energy cooperative with over 200 employees. Agfinity has five different operating divisions:  Feed, Energy, Agronomy, Grain and Commodities, and Retail (including Auto Care and Retread, Ace Hardware, Feed Stores, and Convenience Stores).  We are located in Eaton, Colorado just a short drive from everything the Rocky Mountains have to offer.  An outdoor enthusiast’s dream!

What you would be doing: Manages the full life cycle recruitment process and provides support with a primary focus on recruiting hourly, non-exempt and non‐management exempt jobs. Provides administrative support for the initiatives of Executive Leadership Team, including but not limited to handling calls, report preparation and analysis, maintaining tracking logs and calendars, scheduling meetings and travel, and preparing correspondence and expense reports.

Qualifications: HS Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent experience preferred. 1+ years’ experience in talent acquisition experience preferred. 1+ years’ administrative support experience preferred.

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Packing Facility Manager for LynOaken Farms

A little about the business: LynOaken Farms is a family owned, fourth generation, diversified farming operation located in Lyndonville and Medina, NY. From growing world-class quality apples for wholesale and u-pick to our fresh baked goods and apple cider to our expansion into wine production and tart cherry juice, we use our history of innovation and commitment to excellence to deliver quality products to the market. Our philosophy, as stewards of our history and the environment, guides us to deliver the best Mother Nature and the Oakes family has to offer.

What you would be doing: This position will work closely with all our managerial staff to grow our farm direct business. We are constructing a new packing facility and installing a new packing line to be completed in August of 2018. The candidate must possess a willingness to learn, act within a management team and be a self-starter. We’re an energetic company and are looking for an individual to join our business that will bring outside experience, revitalize policies/procedures and assist us in growing for years to come. You will report to Jeff Oakes.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. 3+ years of produce packing experience desired. Clean driving record and Valid Driver’s License required. Forklift certified a plus.

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Grain Facilities Assistant for Peterson Farms

A little about the business: We’re a diversified, family-owned and operated farm growing corn, soybeans, hemp and red winter wheat. We manage over 18,000 acres in nine counties with a majority of our production used in the bourbon whisky industry. Agriculture is very different than generations ago and though Peterson Farms has adapted our business to the changes in the industry, our foundation remains the same and our core values remain unchanged from many generations ago. Our team is passionate about agriculture, dedicated to working together and thrives with the changing demands of each season.

What you would be doing: You will be working closely with the Grain Facilities Manager to provide our customers with timely service and quality products. You will be assisting in a variety of ways from the movement of grain throughout the facilities, to meeting customer product specifications to conducting routine maintenance. As well as drying down grain, loading/unloading trucks and keeping accurate records and inventory.  You will impact the farm with your ability to focus on quality, moisture levels and inventory to maximize the product from the field.

Qualifications: Have prior grain handling, grain elevator experience – strongly preferred, open to other production agriculture experience. Are mechanically inclined with the ability to work on the facilities. Have the ability to work extended hours during the busy season.

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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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