Agriculture Jobs of the Week 5-27-2024

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Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 5-27-24

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, and check out this week’s top Agriculture Jobs of the Week below. 

Service Advisor for Wellington Implement

A little about the business:  Wellington Implement is a family-owned and operated company that has served Wellington and surrounding communities for over 94 years. As a Case IH “Pinnacle” dealership, Wellington Implement employs a team of professionals who have developed a customer-centric reputation, supporting farmers, property owners and businesses with innovative equipment and service. 

We’re hiring a full-time Service Advisor to work with our Outdoor Power Equipment and Compact Tractor service teams in Medina, OH. Our ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality and receive genuine personal satisfaction from delivering excellent service to others. We offer an extremely fast-paced environment serving both residential customers as well as landscapers & contractors who make their living with the products we service.

What you would be doing:

  • Greeting walk-in and phone-in customers needing assistance
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained or repaired as requested by internal or external customers
  • Overseeing and managing the service center’s scheduling and work flow focusing on the minimization of time in shop
  • Proactively communicating the status of a customers’ equipment repair using telephone, texting and email (whichever the customer prefers)
  • Preparing invoices for completed repair or service work and collecting payment
What we're looking for: 
  • Extensive experience in a customer service position, equipment or automotive dealership experience a plus
  • High school diploma or GED minimum, Associates degree or higher preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to work
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, with extensive experience with Word, Excel and locating data on the internet

We offer competitive hourly pay based on experience, incentive pay, paid vacation, fantastic health, vision and dental insurance, and 401k match.

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Dairy Manager for Kansas State University

A little about the business: The Kansas State University Dairy Teaching and Research Center (DTRC) serves the dairy teaching, research, and extension missions of the Department of Animal Sciences & Industry. The DTRC, located 3 miles from campus, is one of the highest-producing university herds in the nation, and is supported by a dedicated team of employees. Kansas is one of the of fastest-growing dairy states, with continued expansion expected in the future. The knowledge generated at the DTRC through research, teaching, and extension activities is critical to maintaining the continued growth of the Kansas dairy industry and beyond.

We are seeking a Dairy Manager to lead a team of full- and part-time employees in day-to-day facility operations and care of our Holstein herd. You will also work closely with faculty and students to facilitate research trials ranging from reproduction to nutrition studies.

What you would be doing:

  • Animal record maintenance
  • Feed inventory and procurement
  • Repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment
  • Regulatory compliance (environmental, milk sanitation, research, etc.)
  • Cleaning and infrastructure maintenance
  • Supervise, mentor, coach, and redirect employees (fulltime, part time, and student labor)

What we're looking for:

  • A bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience working with large animals, especially dairy cattle.
  • Experience operating heavy machinery and conducting facility repairs highly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

We offer a salary range of $52,530 - $70,000.00 annually along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, housing option, and PTO (vacation, sick, and holidays).

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Commodity Merchandiser for APEX LLC

A little about the business: APEX is a commodity merchandising company that specializes in the distribution of animal feed ingredients throughout the US, Canada, and internationally. Since 2001, we focus on bringing value to our customers, suppliers, and transporters through mutually beneficial long-term relationships.

We’re hiring a motivated Commodity Merchandiser to join our team. We have offices in Hamburg, NY; Tipton, IA; Lakeville, MN; Evansville, WI; Rotonda West, FL; Glendale, AZ; Yuba City, CA; and Amarillo, TX. You will trade commodities and execute contracts by facilitating and coordinating the necessary transportation to provide timely pickup and delivery of products. You will report directly to the President.

What you would be doing:

  • Develop and manage trading position and marketing plan.
  • Service existing and develop new customer/vendor relationships.
  • Apply understanding of values, spreads, and arbitrage through daily communication with product suppliers, customers, and transportation vendors.
  • Problem solve and provide customer service in the execution of contracts.

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum 3 years of trading experience.
  • BS or MBA in Marketing or Economics; an emphasis in Agriculture preferred.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and negotiating skills.
  • Perform with the utmost in integrity and ethics
  • Must be a professionally aggressive, self-motivated individual.
  • Able to function in fast paced, ever evolving, stressful environment.
  • Ability to multi-task.

We offer a competitive base salary along with a commission structure, comprehensive insurance plans, 401k with match, PTO/Vacation, and LTD.

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Office Manager for Smith Cattle Co.

A little about the business: Welcome to Smith Cattle Co! We are a growing cattle feedlot and provide cattle transportation while farming and hauling hay and grain. We are located in Lewisville, Idaho about 20 minutes north of Idaho Falls.  Our team is made up of individuals who are dedicated to the safety and well-being of others along with the livestock and crops we care for.

We are hiring a full-time Office Manager to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for managing office operations, providing administrative support, and ensuring efficient day-to-day activities of our cattle transport and farming operations.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Oversee all accounts, records, and finances for all entities to ensure the operation is efficient and accurate.
  • Maintain company, employee, and customer relations.
  • Assist and be a liaison for Owner and General Manager.
  • Keep detailed inventory and financial record of company owned cattle and other assets.
  • Monitory and balance all bank and loan accounts daily.
  • Manage all accounts payable/accounts receivable.
  • Prepare month-end accounting and financial documentation and reports.

    What we're looking for: 
  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field along with knowledge of agriculture, farming, cattle, livestock, or other related industry.
  • Experience in accounts payable/receivable and preparing financial reports and month end.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, excellent communication, effective leadership, attentional to detail, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience using MS Office and QuickBooks.

We offer competitive pay based on experience along with health insurance, paid time off, and 401K.

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Wholesale Produce Sales Manager for John Vena, Inc.

A little about the business: Welcome to John Vena, Inc. (JVI)! We are a 100+ year wholesaler, importer, and distributor of over 200 varieties of specialty produce focused on offering the highest quality products while providing exceptional customer service. Located in the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market, we offer services to customers within most of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast including Philadelphia, New York, and DC metro regions. 

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Wholesale Produce Sales Manager to lead and support our sales teams in setting and achieving revenue and profitability targets to grow our business. You will be responsible for developing and executing sales strategies, forecasting sales projections, and collaborating with other departments to drive revenue growth. The Sales Manager leads and manages the performance of the sales teams and is accountable for designing and implementing strategies and activities to improve product movement and programs and to achieve customer objectives. 

What you'll be doing: 

  • Develops effective strategic sales plans for established customers and drive the acquisition of new accounts.
  • Creates and implements tactical sales plans that drive measurable growth and agreed upon margins.
  • Monitors sales activities and performance to ensure actual sales meet and/or exceed the revenue plan.
  • Owns objectives setting, coaching and performance results of sales representatives.
  • Coaches, trains, and motivates sales team members in developing new accounts.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing or an equivalent degree from an accredited institution.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in sales management, preferably in fresh wholesale produce
  • Successful previous experience as a sales representative or sales manager, consistently meeting or exceeding targets is preferred
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Comprehensive benefits which includes 100% premium paid health benefits
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Personal leave time
  • Paid holidays
  • Benefits package including employer match retirement plan

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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.