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Production Supervisor #2813 (2813, Error)

BACKGROUND

Our Client specializes in the Production, Packaging and Distribution of High Quality Nutrient and Plant Protectants for the Consumer and Professional Turf and Ornamental markets in the U.S. market place. The company continues to see annualized growth along with new product innovations to serve our markets. 


JOB PARAMETERS

  • The requirements for "Production Supervisor" has many responsibilities a few of which are: 
  • Being responsible for all the staff in your area. 
  • Self Starter and preventative maintenance to equipment and quality of product. 
  • You must be able to work with different people everyday.
  • Keep good records of production and staff. 
  • Have understanding of scales, sealing and palletizing equipment and be vigil with everything that goes on in your area. 
  • Be able to do minor maintenance on equipment. (Major work is done by our Maintenance department/staff.) 
  • The individual has the opportunity to grow within the company. 
  • Individual willing to work over 40-hour standard work week. 
  • Arrive before your shift and stay after your shift to prepare for the next shift. 
  • A.S or B.S. Ag Degree desired but not required.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE

  • Pay: Salary or Hours your choice.  
  • Christmas Gift: up to 2% of your annual earnings.
  • Year End Bonus: Based on how well the company does.
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401K Program
  • Health Insurance
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • Christmas Shut down Pay
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Uniforms

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Commercial Applicator #2812 (2812, Error)

This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 50k pay, health insurance, 401k, acreage bonus, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.

  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients. 
  • Assist is scouting, product transportation and various services for producers. 
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities.
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL required.

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Territory Technical Sales #2811 (2811, Error)

Our Client, a manufacturer of fertilizer handling systems, is in need of a Territory Technical Sales Manager to cover a territory including Northern IN, Northern IL, and Michigan. Candidate must be flexible as territory lines may be adjusted as the company grows. The company offers a diverse line of fertilizer (liquid and dry) handling equipment as well as other complimentary product lines. 


The right candidate must have a technical mindset and be able to effectively create and quote systems for customers. This position also serves as a project manager on new installations to make sure all parties are on the same page. 70% travel. Excellent benefits offered including company vehicle, phone/laptop, 401k, paid time off, and insurance plan that is fully paid for by the company. 


A successful candidate will:

  • Use leads to call on prospective and current customers to solicit sales of company products and services
  • Travel regularly to customer locations to promote products, training, and services in a professional manner
  • Conduct an initial site survey and perform needs assessment to offer the best solutions
  • Maintain appropriate records for the development of sales forecasts for the territory
  • Generate and submit all reports in a timely manner
  • Follow companies policies and procedures while maintain long term relationships with clients
  • Serve as first line of contact for customer problems and help with finding a solution
  • Attend regional tradeshows to showcase products and keep up to date with new trends

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Office Administrator #2810 (2810, Error)

A very progressive retail agronomy company is seeking an Office Administrator. This position will be required to bill, dispatch operational equipment, answer phones, and general office administrative duties. Strong computer and communication skills are needed. 

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Fermentation and Product Dev Research Scientist #2807 (2807, Error)

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION:  The successful candidate for the position of Microbiology Production Manager will be responsible for all organism production either at the company or by a toll-manufacturer.  This person will manage Trichoderma spore production and QC, train lab personnel, as well as, projects for new and current product development.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Manage microbial production, QC of inputs, actives and finished products
  • Work with toll-manufacturers to obtain raw actives and finished products
  • Collaborate with R&D department; carry out projects for product testing or new product development
  • Media and culture preparation
  • Maintain/clean laboratory equipment such as incubators, shakers, centrifuges, pH meters and fermenters
  • Follow protocols and SOPs established by the R&D Department
  • Maintain accurate records and report results to management
  • Perform strain identification and quality using microscopes and other microbiology techniques
  • Supervise and train laboratory employees to make sure that the lab is running efficiently
  • Additional duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB:
  • Strong understanding of and practical experience in aseptic and microbiology laboratory techniques
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge/use of Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word, ability to learn new software
  • Experience working with laboratory equipment such as pipettes, pH meters, water activity meters, balances, centrifuges, microscopes, etc.
  • Understanding of microbial growth and fermentation principles
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Knowledge and experience with microorganisms beneficial to agriculture is a plus
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Master of Science Degree in Microbiology, Biology, or Chemistry with 2+ years of laboratory and/or fermentation experience in an agriculture or industry setting.
  • Personnel management: 2+ years

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Credit Administrator #2806 (2806, Error)

A very progressive retail agronomy company is seeking a Credit Administrator. Strong computer and communication skills are needed.

SUMMARY: Assists the Credit Manager in handling credit requests, collection of delinquent accounts and the overall running of the Credit Department through the performance of the below listed duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
  • Initiates the credit investigation process as well as periodic reviews of customer accounts by running reports such as credit bureaus, business reports, and verifying trade and bank references.
  • Reviews and tracks credit and Finance loan applications submitted by location personnel and follows up with location or customer on incomplete information.
  • Processing of various updates, transactions and adjustments within Oracle environment including customer account updates and customer account adjustments.
  • Supports others in the Credit Department through customer account and credit file maintenance.  Also, the processing and distribution of various internal reports such as account aging reports as well as other reports.
  • Communicates with others in the department and throughout the company as needed.

  • Maintains credit files for all customers in conformity with company credit file documentation guidelines, and assists Credit Manager and assist Credit Manager in periodic review and updating of these credit files.
  • Provides customer credit information or ratings upon request to various creditors, credit agencies, or banks.
  • Provides customer account support such as account reconciliation, balance and payoff information on accounts, etc. to location personnel and customers as needed.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.
  • Reliable and regular attendance is expected.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  High school diploma or equivalent and minimum two years related work experience required.  Previous credit, lending or underwriting experience preferred.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:  
  • Good computer skills including working knowledge of the Microsoft Office package.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Good analytical skills.

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Plant Manager #2805 (2805, Error)

BROAD FUNCTION AND OBJECTIVE

Supervises the operations, distribution and application processes of an agricultural retail distributor, assuring timely and efficient production, shipment and application of high quality product at the least cost.  Ensures the preservation of plant assets.



MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organizes, develops and manages the operations, maintenance, security, inventory, delivery and application functions for the plant, including implementation of policies, procedures, and performance standards for these functions which lead to the timely and efficient production, distribution and application of high quality products at the least cost.

  • Recruits, hires, trains, recommends salary levels, corrective action, termination, and guides and evaluates personnel in accordance with Company policy and all applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements, including but not limited to safety, health, environmental, flammability standards and Equal Employment Opportunity and wage and hour statutes.

  • In conjunction with the General Manager, responsible for developing and attaining operating and other plant performance objectives.
Responsible for developing standard operating practices / methods and ensuring compliance with standards.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a qualified and skilled workforce.  Establish production schedules and personnel requirements, evaluate and organize training requirements to improve personnel and ensure regulatory compliance, and facilitate plant safety meetings.

  • Develop an effective customer service program to attain the delivery, cost and quality objectives designed to achieve the company's image of high quality products and superior customer service that provides the absolute best value to our consumers.
  • Develops recommendations for annual and long-term business plans, capital improvements, work process changes and overall management procedures in conjunction with the General Manager.
  • Other duties as identified.
  • 
Reports directly to the General Manager
  • 10 years of retail agronomy industry experience desired

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Agronomy Sales #2803 (2803, Error)

If you are looking for a retail agronomy sales opportunity based out of Southeast Illinois with all the tools for success available we have the position for you. This agronomy sales opportunity requires a results-oriented self starter.  The successful candidate will sell and service a full complement of agronomic products and services to farmers in a three county area.  Products include fertilizer, crop protection, seed, Ag consulting, precision Ag services and equipment. 

Requires on-site farm calls. Minimum 2-3 years field sales experience in Midwest crops.  Farm background a plus.  A Bachelors or Associates Degree desirable; 60k base plus bonus, truck, health insurance and relocation benefits available.

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Location Manager #2802 (2802, Error)

Large independent Ag retailer is seeking a Location Manager for Western Illinois. This position will be responsible for the overall financial performance of the location. This will include: sales, operations, personnel, and profitability. This company is an industry leader in agronomy technology, proprietary products, and seed sales.

This position will sell fertilizer, crop protection products, seed, and service that will optimize the company's market share and savings, help achieve the Company's mission and goals, and result in outstanding customer service.
  • Work with Agronomy Division Manager to establish yearly sales goals.
  • Maintain delivery schedules and sales to customers, providing exceptional customer service.
  • Make regular sales calls on all potential customers in the trade area.
  • Make proper recommendations and applications of products sold.
  • Assist in developing competitive marketing strategies.
  • Provide the service necessary to meet goals and objectives. This includes: responding to customer calls promptly, encouraging repeat sales by enhancing the profitability of customers, and maintaining proficiency in retail sales and knowledge of appropriate programs.

Job Description and Qualifications

  • Two or four year degree in Agribusiness, or related program or equivalent previous experience.
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and organized.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer knowledge.  

This position offers a competitive wage and exceptional benefits package.

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Sorghum Seed Production Plant Operations Mgr #2799 (2799, Error)

The Plant Operations Manager reports to the Location Manager, and has direct responsibility for all activities that occur within the production location.  These activities include but are not limited to receiving bulk seed, drying, storage of bulk seed, conditioning, treating, packaging, re-bagging, and warehousing operations.  The Plant Operations Manager works closely with the Location Manager to insure that all processes are conducted in a safe and cost effective manner, and that continuous improvement occurs in all areas of responsibility.  The Plant Operations Manager works closely with the Field Operations Manager in order to ensure quantity and quality requests for each customer are met.  Other responsibilities include:

  • Hires and supervises temporary & seasonal employees.  Also provides daily work schedule of full-time employees working within plant processes
  • Assist the Location Manager with employee reviews
  • Ensures safe work environment and implements company safety programs
  • Implementing QMS program within area of responsibility
  • Maintaining product integrity for all products processed
  • Operating facility within location budget.  Assists Location Manager in developing annual budget
  • Maintaining adequate inventory of all packaging and conditioning supplies by working closely with customers, vendors, and other locations
  • Lead discuss and provide updates on weekly conference calls with customers
  • Communicating bagging schedule and customer packaging instructions to plant employees
  • Initiating problem solving to improve location performance as needs arise
  • Ensuring that all plant equipment is maintained properly to minimize in-season downtime
  • Maintaining accurate bulk & finished inventory within bins/warehouses
  • Ensuring accurate completion of processing work orders so that customers are invoiced correctly
  • Maintaining facility appearance in a professional manner

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Agronomy Sales Manager #2794 (2794, Error)

If you are looking for a retail agronomy sales management opportunity based out of Northwest Ohio with all the tools for success available, we have the position for you. This opportunity requires a results-oriented self starter.

The successful candidate will sell and service a full compliment of precision Ag agronomic products and services to farmers in a three county area. Additional responsibilities include supervising the daily activities of several other agronomy salespeople. Products include seed, SMS software, VRT fertilizer, crop protection, Ag consulting, Liquid and dry fertilizer, custom application, precision Ag services and equipment. Requires on-site farm calls as well as training and coordinating the agronomy sales staff.

Minimum 5 years field sales experience in Midwest crops. Farm background a plus. A Bachelors or Associates Degree desirable; 65k-75k base plus bonus, truck, 401k, health, dental and vision insurance.

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Agronomy Sales #2792 (2792, Error)

We have a retail agronomy sales opportunity available in East Central, IL. This location has a large sales volume and is very profitable. The seed business is excellent with a large volume of customers. Facilities and rolling stock are all top of the line and in good condition. This is a major agribusiness with good career opportunities. Candidates need to have a good educational background with retail agronomy experience. 60k-90k salary and incentives, company truck, health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with Co. match.

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Custom Applicator #2791 (2791, Error)

This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 50k pay, health insurance, 401k, acreage bonus, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.

  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients.
  • Assist in scouting, product transportation and various services for producers.
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities.
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL or the ability to obtain them required.

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Custom Applicator #2789 (2789, Error)

This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 45k-55k pay, health insurance, 401k, acreage bonus, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.

  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients.
  • Assist in scouting, product transportation and various services for producers.
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities.
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL or the ability to get them is required.

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Agronomy Sales #2773 (2773, Error)

We have an exciting retail agronomy sales opportunity with a large full service Ag Retailer in Northern Ohio. This company offers a competitive salary, bonus, health, dental and vision insurance, company truck and 401k.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
  • Report to agronomy manager and report a minimum of 3-5 daily sales calls
  • Build and maintain relationship with all assigned customers from initial contact, through to sale, and follow up, as necessary
    • Meet with existing and potential customers
    • Includes prospecting and cold calls
  • Develop agronomy plans for current customers
  • Utilize seed programs and grow the seed business 
    • Includes test plots and side by sides
  • Create written estimates, based on needs of customer, and finalize the sale
  • Maintain customer files/records/history/contracts/agreements
  • Coordinate with other reps the delivery of customer appreciation holiday gifts
  • Research and write two articles for the quarterly newsletter
    • Product pricing and promotion
    • Growing season news and notes
    • Helpful tips
    • New laws or regs
    • Other pertinent information, etc
  • Attend meetings, seminars, courses, or on-line study to complete Continuing Education credits as needed to maintain licenses and credentials
  • Perform scouting duties for customer base throughout growing season for short and long term product and/or services
    • Identification of weeds/insects/diseases/nutrient deficiencies
    • Determine recommendation of products/services including proper rate and timing
    • Share recommendations with customer and agree on plan of action
  • Complete all order sheets and paperwork for any sales of product or services including deliveries.
    • Fill out order sheets completely and accurately
    • Attach GIS field maps 
    • Work with logistics manager to schedule jobs
  • Work with AR dept with customer questions
  • Follow other management directives for the good of the business and other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have experience in agronomy input sales and a working knowledge of Northern Ohio farm production practices.

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Precision Ag Specialist #2774 (2774, Error)

We have a Northeast Indiana agronomy Ag Retailer seeking a Precision Ag Specialist. This person will be responsible for generating prescription maps, recommendations and data management. Further responsibilities include routing trucks, applicators, soil samplers and general administrative duties.

Precision Ag software and hardware knowledge required.

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Commercial Applicator #2770 (2770, Error)

This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 40k-45k pay, health insurance, 401k, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.
  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients
  • Assist in scouting, product transportation and various services for producers
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL required

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Commercial Applicator #2769 (2769, Error)

This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 40k-45k pay, health insurance, 401k, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.
  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients
  • Assist in scouting, product transportation and various services for producers
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL required


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Custom Applicator #2714 (2714, Error)

This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 40k-50k pay, health insurance, 401k, acreage bonus, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.
  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients.
  • Assist in scouting, product transportation and various services for producers
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL or the ability to get them is required

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Agronomy Sales #2707 (2707, Error)

We have an retail agronomy sales opportunity available in Southeast Illinois. This location has a large sales volume and is very profitable. The seed business is excellent with a large volume of customers. Facilities and rolling stock are all top of the line and in good condition. This is a major agribusiness with good career opportunities. Candidates need to have a good educational background with retail agronomy experience. 60k-90k salary and incentives, company truck, health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with Co. match.

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Custom Applicator #2706 (2706, Error)

This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 45k-50k pay, health insurance, 401k, acreage bonus, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.

  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients
  • Assist in scouting, product transportation and various services for producers
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL or the ability to get them is required

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