Agriculture Jobs of the Week 5-13-2024

Clock Image
10 Minute Read
Posted by Lila Huelster


Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 5-13-24

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. 

PRF Insurance Agents for Redd Summit Advisors

A little about the business: 

Welcome to Redd Summit Advisors! We’re a group of ranchers, policy experts, and GIS specialists dedicated to helping ranchers utilize the Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF) program as well as other risk management tools.  Ranchers nationwide rely on Redd Summit’s proprietary software to help them build superior, customized PRF Insurance policies to protect their operations from the financial impact of low rainfall. 

We’re hiring PRF Insurance Agents preferably located anywhere in the states of KS, MT, NE, ND, SD, or WA, to build a book of business by actively seeking, marketing, and meeting with potential ranching clients to sell PRF and LRP insurance. 

What you would be doing:

  • Build a robust book of business by contacting ranching clients and conducting follow-up calls with prospects.
  • Actively seek, market, and meet with potential clients daily, specializing in PRF and LRP insurance sales.
  • Demonstrate the ability to convert warm leads generated through RSA's marketing team and fearlessly engage in cold calls.
  • Work efficiently and independently to attain annual sales goals with a sense of urgency providing regular updates to the Sales Manager on progress.

What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Ag Business preferred but not required.
  • Experience or knowledge in ranching/farming.
  • Must embody an owner’s mindset.
  • Ability to obtain Property and Casualty insurance license within 60 days of employment if not already licensed.

See Full Job Description

Search more Customer Service Jobs on AgHires now.

Seed Production Agronomist for Syngenta

A little about the business: Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity's most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

What you will be doing:

  • Geographically contract required production acres with seed growers to maximize yield, minimize freight costs and deliver seed meeting quality specifications.
  • Develop and maintain a grower evaluation system to drive increased yields and quality.
  • Manage pre-season planning duties including; recruiting new seed growers, field selection and qualification, hybrid placement strategy, creating preliminary field maps, SAP data entry, and creating field recipes.
  • Develop and implement programs regarding agronomic issues in production fields including, fertility, weed, insect and disease programs, and timely field inspection programs.

    What we're looking for:
  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy or related field
  • Knowledge of seed production procedures, practices, and terminology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership and project management skills
  • PC and business software skills
  • Strong agronomic and pest management skills

We offer:

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Open Vacation Policy with a minimum of 15 days of vacation and up to 30 days with manager approval, 9 Paid Holidays
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity, and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

See Full Job Description

Search more Agronomy Jobs on AgHires now.

Diesel Mechanic - Service Technician for Midwest Machinery Co.

A little about the business: Welcome to Midwest Machinery! We are a full line John Deere dealership that provides agriculture, consumer, and commercial equipment throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.

We are hiring a Diesel Mechanic – Service Technician to join our team in Cannon Falls, MN (about 45 minutes southeast of Minneapolis). In this role you will be performing basic diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance on customer and/or dealer-owned farm-agriculture and turf equipment.

What you would be doing:

  • Performs basic diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment and established Ag Management Solutions (AMS) products.
  • Participates in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
  • Maintain current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products.
  • Maintain condition of vehicles, inventory, tools, and equipment.
What we're looking for: 
  • Prior agriculture, farm, construction, or other large equipment mechanical experience. Or other related work and/or military experience or a certificate/diploma from a recognized Diesel program.
  • Knowledgeable of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Have your own tools or ability to obtain.

We offer competitive hourly wages depending on experience, life, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

See Full Job Description

Search more Equipment Jobs on AgHires now.

Territory Sales Rep for Unverferth Mfg. Co., Inc.

A little about the business: Unverferth Manufacturing is a growing, family-owned farm equipment manufacturer based in Kalida, OH and is seeking a customer service oriented person for this key travelling sales position calling on current and prospective dealers, primarily in Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide daily coordination of sales functions within their designated territory. These items include assisting in the coordination of dealer training, assisting customer service items that may arise including warranty decisions, and maintain daily contact with home office and dealers when applicable. This person will also work to penetrate the market through new customer setup, as well as ensuring customer payments meet the terms of Unverferth Mfg.

What you would be doing: 

  • Develop a comprehensive goal-oriented plan for the promotion of all Unverferth products in assigned territory.
  • Travel five days per week throughout assigned territory supporting and building upon existing customer base, as well as maximizing and developing market penetration through new customers.
  • Promote and implement all company programs partnering with the dealer base to inventory and merchandise various Unverferth product lines.
  • Responsible for performing and reporting accurate inventory counts at the dealer level.

What we're looking for: 

  • Prefer an individual with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Agribusiness or other related field of study. However, candidates with an Associate’s degree with 7-10 years of applicable work experience in a related position can substitute their work experience and on-the-job training in lieu of the advanced education requirements.
  • Must possess self-motivation, self-direction and broad based scope of business.

We offer:

  • $0 Medical Insurance Premiums after 30 days.
  • 1 week paid vacation after 3 months.
  • Profit Sharing (up to 15% of wages) and 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Wellness Program (with the ability to earn an additional $400).

See Full Job Description

Search more Sales Jobs on AgHires now.

Field Operations Manager for Remington Seeds

A little about the business: Remington Seeds is one of the largest third party seed producers in the world. We provide systems and services that deliver solutions in the production, processing and distribution of seed in multiple crops and regions around the world. Our goal is to make our customers happy by providing answers to their important questions. To achieve this goal, we developed a customer-first ideology and built our business principles around that philosophy. 

The Field Operations Manager has direct responsibility for all activities that occur within location seed production fields, while also directly supervising seed harvest operations at the facility. They are responsible for working with seed growers to maximize the number of finished units produced that also meet all quality specifications. Other responsibilities include:

What you would be doing: 

  • Hires and supervises temporary & seasonal employees. Also provides daily supervision of full-time employees working within field processes.
  • Assist the Location Manager with employee reviews.
  • Ensures safe work environment and implements company safety programs

What we're looking for:

  • A 4-year college degree in Agriculture preferred but no mandatory
  • Agricultural background is beneficial
  • Computer skills required, advanced skills preferred
  • Understanding of seed production or minimum of four years of related experience
  • Excellent communications skills with positive attitude

See Full Job Description

Search more Operations Jobs on AgHires now.

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.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see more featured jobs.

Check out the latest agriculture career postings of the week and find your dream job.
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.