Agriculture Jobs of the Week 10-26-20

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Posted by Karyn Moyer on Oct 26, 2020 5:30:00 AM
Agriculture Jobs of the Week 10-26-20

Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 10-26-2020

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. 

Technical Account Manager for Valagro USA, Inc.

A little about the business:  Valagro USA is a subsidiary of Valagro S.p.A., a leader in the production and commercialization of biostimulants and specialty nutrients for use in agriculture and industrial applications. Founded in 1980 and headquartered in Atessa, Italy, Valagro is committed to providing innovative and effective solutions for plant nutrition and care.

What you would be doing:

  • Achieves sales targets by generating demand assuring technical and commercial expertise to the customer/organization’s key stakeholders.
  • Delivering specific technical support on all Valagro products (both branded and/or private labels) to the organization of the customer assigned.
  • Acts as a problem solver for technical customer inquiries.
  • Develops and implements quarterly business plans that include forecasting.
  • Organizes and executes the local commercial initiatives: managing demo trials, field days, and local commercial activities according to the action plan developed with customers.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required / Master s Degree preferred in Agriculture or ag-related field
  • 3 years of experience in a Sales role in the Agribusiness industry (preferably in special fertilizer, plant nutrition, and/or biocontrol).
  • Should have experience interacting with both the technical and commercial staff distributor or inside distributor activity.
  • Good knowledge of the specific geographic territory assigned with vast experience or knowledge of key crops in the area.
  • Possess detailed knowledge of common agronomic crops and production practices common to the region assigned.

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Vertical Farm Manager for Vertical Field

A little about the business: Vertical Fields, a thought leader in the vertical farming and landscaping industry since 2006, is expanding their US team. 

What you would be doing: 

  • Overseeing all operations of the farm including growing, harvesting, and packaging
  • Setting standards for growing all crops with the agronomist at HQ
  • Ensuring proper preparation for harvesting times
  • Maintaining or replacing the needed equipment
  • Works with local nurseries to provide constant, quality supply of crops
  • Experimenting with growing conditions to improve efficiency

Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years experience growing leafy greens, herbs, and/or lettuce in a vertical farming, greenhouse, hoop house or traditional farm environment
  • Extensive knowledge of botany and the art of growing plants
  • Excellent people skills
  • Forward-thinking mindset, able to see the big picture at all times
  • High school diploma or equivalent with experience is great; a bachelor’s degree in agronomy, horticulture, agriculture, botany, crop science, plant science or related horticultural/agricultural field is a plus.

Search more Vertical Farming Jobs on AgHires now.

Pen Rider – Cowboy for Smith Cattle Co.

A little about the business: Smith Cattle Co. has a large cattle feedlot and provides cattle transportation while farming and hauling hay and grain.  They are located in Lewisville, Idaho which is about 20 minutes north of Idaho Falls.  They are always looking for ways to improve ourselves and our company.  Their team is made up of individuals who are dedicated to the safety and well-being of others and the livestock they care for.

What you would be doing:

  • Riding pens, overseeing/handling cattle.
  • Livestock health management – pulling sick cattle, treating cattle.
  • Pen maintenance as needed.
  • Help process cattle.
  • Log doctored cattle into a computer program.

Qualifications: 

  • Have pen riding or farm/ranch experience.
  • Have good computer skills.
  • Own a horse (can have up to three and feed is paid for).
  • Are able to understand and execute directions.
  • Consider yourself to be a team player.
  • Maintain company cattle health protocols.

Browse more Livestock Jobs on AgHires now.

Mill Supervisor for Central Valley AG

A little about the business: Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned farmers’ cooperative headquartered in York, NE with locations throughout Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa. Established in 2003, CVA has over 900 employees and is an innovative leader providing products and services in grain, agronomy, feed, and energy. You can find more information about Central Valley Ag by visiting www.cvacoop.com.

What you would be doing: 

  • Oversees finances for feed location.
  • Supervises the day to day operations of the feed mill and delivery trucks.
  • Manages employees at the location.
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring and training employees.
  • Plans, assigns and directs work of employees.
  • Completes performance appraisals, rewards employees, disciplines employees, addresses complaints and resolves employee problems.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility for the location through margins, volumes, asset allocation, expense control and inventory maintenance.

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Senior Accountant for CHS Inc.

A little about the business: CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products. CHS is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran.

What you would be doing: 

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Reconcile, analyze, and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month-end close process
  • Prepare journal entries with review for accuracy and evaluate accounting classifications in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Ensure monthly accruals, allocations and other complex journal entries are accurate as new information is obtained

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in one or more of the following: Accounting, Finance, Audit, Tax, or Treasury
  • Advanced knowledge and direct application of GAAP to include reviewing and preparing general ledger accounts, reviewing complex journal entries for accuracy, and preparing financial statements
  • Advanced knowledge of and direct work experience with accounting policies, programs, procedures and practices, financial reporting requirements, budgeting, and forecasting

Search more Finance 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.

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Karyn Moyer

Karyn Moyer

Karyn Moyer is the Client Success & Marketing Manager at AgHires. Karyn enjoys learning and discovering new ways to help job seekers and clients to reach their goals. AgHires helps agricultural and food production companies find the employees they need to run a successful business.