Agriculture Jobs of the Week 2-19-24

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Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

for the Week of 2-19-24

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 this week’s top Agriculture Jobs of the Week below. 

Feed Sales Consultant for Western Feed Mills

A little about the business: Welcome to Western Feed Mills, Inc. We are privately-owned feed manufacturing and distribution company located in South Central Kansas. We manufacture feed and nutrition products for all major classes of livestock including beef, dairy, sheep, goats, and swine. Our primary focus is beef cattle, where we manufacture range feeds, supplements, starter feeds, pasture minerals and feedlot base mixes.

We’re hiring a Feed Sales Consultant to join our team in Southern Kansas. In this role you will be responsible for selling Western Feed Mills feed products and providing feed management consultation to livestock producers in a multi-county sales territory. Your primary emphasis will be beef cattle producers including cow/calf operations, stocker operations, feedlots, starting yards and backgrounding operations.

What you would be doing:

  •  Making regular in-person contact with customers and prospects, promoting Western Feed Mills Inc’s products and services.
  • Develop new business and prospect for new accounts.
  • Increase Western Feed Mills, Inc. market share and profitability.
  • Provide product information to customers.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in direct sales of agricultural or related products.
  • Knowledge of livestock production, especially beef cattle, is preferred but not required.
  • An understanding of livestock feed needs.
  • A willingness to travel.

We offer competitive compensation based on experience, company vehicle, paid vacation, paid holidays, and health and dental insurance.

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Agriculture Technology Specialist for Swiderski Equipment Inc.

A little about the business: Swiderski Equipment is one of Wisconsin’s premier and long-established agriculture and construction equipment dealerships. We are seeking a full-time Precision Solutions Specialist!

This is a dynamic role that combines sales and technical skills to deliver value to our customers specific to agricultural and construction systems and tools. If you are highly self-motivated and enjoy technology as well as working with people, this may be the next career opportunity for you! Come work for a team that feels like family and values what you do.

What you would be doing: 

  • Promote, consult on and sell precision technology solutions, products and services offered by Swiderski Equipment, including guidance systems, crop management systems and data management systems, by utilizing a consultive sales approach
  • Respond to customers in various settings through assorted means of communication with a sense of urgency and professionalism.
  • Answer questions, prepare quotes, follow-up on leads, and provide information to customers and prospects.

Qualifications:

  • Solid knowledge and experience with precision products and systems including but not limited to: set up and maintenance of GPS application control, guidance, telematics, precision systems, section control, mapping, and variable rate in cab technology
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently, while multi-tasking and prioritizing projects in a fast-paced environment

We offer:

  • The ability to grow and improve your skills with company paid training and development
  • Great Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401K plan with company match)
  • A work environment where you feel like part of the family
  • The chance to work for a long-standing family business that is the best in the industry

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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician for Verbio

A little about the business: The Verbio Nevada Biorefinery is the first industrial scale renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in North America using agricultural residues as its feedstock. The plant is 100% owned by Verbio North America Holdings Corporation.

We are seeking a highly motivated, self-driven, Electrical and Instrumentation Technician for our biomethane and ethanol production facility. This role will specifically focus on electrical and instrumentation in the plant to ensure proper operation of all instrumentation and electrical systems.

What you would be doing:

  • Perform emergency maintenance on failed equipment
  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot PLC’s, process controls, electrical, instrument, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Calibrate, configure, and repair of measurement/controls instruments flow, level, pressure, temperature, and PH including associated valves and valve actuators
  • Assist with the shutdown and startup of equipment on shut down projects.
  • Replace and repair parts, rewire, install related instrument/electrical items including conduit and/or wiring
Qualifications:  
  • Two (2) years of on the job experience or equivalent education
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and instrument control systems and maintenance support equipment
  • Experience reading technical drawings and schematics
  • Familiar with computerized maintenance managements systems

We offer:

  • Starting salary is based on the candidate's experience, education, and market pay for the role in the region
  • Comprehensive benefits package beginning day one, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Company paid short & long-term disability coverage as well as AD&D.
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 15 days of paid vacation time
  • 5 sick/personal days
  • Automatic 5% employer contribution into a 401(k) account after 90 days.
  • Quick career advancement and bonus opportunities
  • Career Development: on-the-job training and skills development.

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Farm Manager for Marc Arnusch Farms

A little about the business: We are Marc Arnusch Farms - a 3rd generation family operation located near Keenesburg, CO, about halfway between Denver and Fort Morgan. The core of our farming operation is centered around cereal grain production, including certified seed barley, seed wheat, and wheat and barley for the thriving Colorado craft brew and distilling industry. Grain corn, corn silage, grain sorghum, and alfalfa round out our production. We are committed to growing sustainable, high-quality crops through innovative technologies, meticulous work, resiliency, and the true passion of a generational family operation.

We’re hiring a Farm Manager to join our team. In this role, you will manage 3,500 acres of irrigated crop land and lead day-to-day operations on the farm. The Farm Manager role is key to accomplishing our “why” at Marc Arnusch Farms. Our why is providing opportunity, a sense of belonging, and a promise of the future for our community. In this role you will help us accomplish our “what”. Our organization farms and optimizes our resources. We do this while adhering to our Core Values of being Innovative, Hungry, Resilient and True. How do we drive all of this; by Thinking Big, Having Grit, Winning Together and Embracing the Adventure.

What you would be doing: 

  • Assist the President in creating cropping plans and carrying out all operations necessary to achieve the production goals set and mutually agreed upon with President.
  • Conduct all primary purchases of crop inputs, repair items and recommend routine equipment updates.
  • Create financial budgets, in cooperation with office staff, and have working knowledge of budgetary aspects of the overall operation.
  • Compile annual crop summary reports which include yields, financials, challenges, successes and identify ways in which the farm and its operation need to evolve in future years. This shall be communicated to the President and Controller and shall be presented at the annual meeting of the business.
  • Lead all farm technicians in executing the day-to-day activities of the farm, including operating planters, drills, combines, sprayers, tillage operations, transportation equipment and other associated activities as required to operate a farm enterprise. Coordinate field activity with office staff for accurate record keeping purposes.
Qualifications: 
  • Valid Driver’s License (Commercial Driver’s License preferred).
  • Fluent English-speaking skills.
  • Broad grain and row crop experience.
  • Heavy equipment operation experience.
  • Private pesticide applicators license (required or to be obtained).
  • Upper-level equipment maintenance experience.
  • Moderate level finance business experience, crop budgeting and budgeting discipline.
  • Strong working knowledge of modern chemistries, seed, and fertilizers.

     

    We offer a strong compensation package based on experience. Our benefits include housing, health insurance, company vehicle, continued education, and bonus potential.

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R&D Grower for Soli Organic

A little about the business: At Soli Organic, we want to change the way people access organic, sustainable, and affordable food by revolutionizing what nature does best: growing healthy, flavorful plants. We take what we know about the biology of growing the best produce, and then use technology to optimize nature’s processes. We do all of this in our proprietary, USDA-certified organic, soil-based, indoor system. For us, everything begins with soil; it is the foundational building blocks that enable us to provide an ecosystem in which plants can thrive.

The Elkwood R&D grower will play a key role in managing experiments within our growing facility that are the important first building blocks to commercial success of new innovations. This position directly reports to the Senior Grower with guidance from R&D management, and will join an expert and industry-leading team of scientists and growers. The role will support in all growing related duties to ensure daily tasks are met in pursuit of the highest quality plants.

What you would be doing:

  • Daily crop reviews for quality and consistency .
  • Monitor crops for optimal growth, including checking controls using intermediate understanding of climate control software.
  • Conduct laboratory work, operate test equipment, and/or perform analytical tests and documentation.
  • Oversight of laboratory analysis and testing for trials.
  • Oversight of daily recordkeeping for trials.
  • Oversight of data collection as described in the project schedule.
Qualifications:  
  • Education: Degree in Horticulture, Botany, Agronomy or similar
  • Experience: 2 years practical growing in commercial greenhouse or indoor farming (with crops under direct supervision) and hands-on research-oriented focus. 2 years managing plant nutrition and crop scheduling. Strong analytical skill sets with the ability to use and maintain delicate research instruments. Strength in analytic software is required.
  • Language Fluency: No specific language requirements; bi-lingual English/Spanish fluency preferred.

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Lila Huelster

Lila Huelster

Lila Huelster is the Marketing Coordinator at AgHires. Her long-time interest in agriculture led her to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Communications where she graduated from Southeast Missouri State University. Lila spent her first two years with AgHires as a Recruiter, with a prior background in social media marketing and copywriting. At AgHires, she is passionate about using her recruiting and marketing expertise to create helpful resources for employers and job seekers across the industry.