Farmer Vegetable Job Description Sample
Procurement Manager - Vegetable Oils And Vegetable Proteins
Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.
We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.
We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.
This position is directly responsible for the procurement activities of all vegetable oils across the entire Campbell Soup Co. network in the U.S., with total spend responsibility of approximately $130MM. This position has a high focus on the integration of new exposure from recently acquired businesses, such as Snyder's-Lance, and strategic work with cross functional units and suppliers to develop efficiencies across the entire Source to Pay Process and create value beyond total delivered cost. Additional responsibilities for this role include vegetable proteins such as soybean meal and pea protein.
Apply the use of strategic sourcing model to develop and implement robust sourcing activities and processes that meet financial planning, secure supply, quality and price risk mitigation objectives across business units and plant networks.
Support and lead cross functional efforts to develop productivity programs that deliver enabler and Total Procurement Value (TPV) targets.
Design and drive a strong SRM program to develop short and long term projects to deliver an annual target of hard savings, support innovation and process efficiency.
In collaboration with Marketing, R&D and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) teams, develop and implement a company-wise procurement strategy for vegetable oils aimed to support efforts on CSR, supply diversity, responsible sourcing, brand value and product innovation.
Prepare monthly commodity projections and keep track of total cost of ownership and variations to budget and be able to provide input to financial team.
Support Senior leaders in preparing monthly/quarterly commodity strategies and other reports as needed (coverage level, risk/ops and key enabler projects).
Collaborate with Treasury understanding hedging positions and track fundamental information to discuss price views, coverage strategies, financial projections, and developing projections on total delivered cost of goods.
Track fundamental information for global commodity and financial markets that impact prices of vegetable oils and related commodities. Develop price view and coverage strategies for ingredients not hedged using financial derivatives.
Understand cash markets of vegetable oils and lead sourcing activities for basis.
Support market discussions with BUs in Europe and Australia to align in a global strategy with regional execution. Also, support other groups with the development of price strategies, for instance, soybean meal.
Lead all the sourcing responsibilities and strategy execution for vegetable proteins such as soybean meal and pea protein.
Ongoing activities include sourcing, budgeting, productivity, quality management, stakeholder communication, strategy development, risk mitigation and continuity planning, innovation and continuous improvement opportunities with suppliers and other business units. Responsible for financial planning with direct accountability for TPV and cash flow impact. Ongoing strong linkages with stakeholders in R&D, Quality and Supply Chain to ensure alignment on objectives, and prioritize activities appropriately. Ensure all NA SAP contracts are issued timely and accurately. Commitment to Campbell's Code of conduct.
Knowledge, Skills, and abilities:
Detailed knowledge of global oil seed markets and processing industry, including byproducts, supply chain, quality, import requirements, energy markets and Gov. regulations.
Excellent managerial and project management skills.
Ability to apply the 7 steps of strategic sourcing model.
Good negotiating skills and the ability to create new and cultivate existing relations.
Good knowledge of Excel and Power Point
Ability to work independently and with a proactive approach.
Ability to interact at all organizational levels, domestic and international.
Manages large, complex, or multiple projects effectively.
Strong analytical skills, research background, process development and continuous improvement.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Persuasive and influential skills to bring to life new ideas in terms of SRM and process improvement
Knowledge of financial derivatives and commodity markets
Bachelor's degree required; business, agribusiness, or supply chain discipline preferred
Master's degree preferred
Minimum of 5 to 10 years in direct material sourcing or supply chain experience required
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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Vegetable R&D Data Science Intern
Monsanto Vegetable Research and Development is dedicated to sustainably increasing the availability of nutritious high-quality fruits and vegetables around the world. Achieving this goal demands a revolution in agriculture, driven by innovation in technology and analytics. We are seeking an exceptionally talented graduate-level student with these core qualities for a paid 3-month summer internship in our Vegetable Statistics and Digital Innovation team with Veg R&D. The position will be based in Woodland, California.
In this role, as a Data Scientist you will play a key role in developing analytics and automated tools that are applied to plant breeding, plant health, and trait genetics. You will also get opportunities to gain exposure to related functions such as the Genotyping/Marker Lab, Seed Production Plant, Pathology screening, and other areas.
For the duration of the internship the intern will be assigned a specific project besides working with the team to provide analytics and development support to the broader Veg R&D community within Monsanto. Interns will be exposed to other functions and programs across the Veg R&D organization to gain a broad overview of the career opportunities. Before completion of the assignment interns will present the results of their project to the organization.
Dates for this summer internship are May 13-August 2 of 2019.
Current enrollment as a Ph.D student in Statistics, Bioinformatics, Quantitative Genetics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics or related field.
Familiarity with the following areas: experimental design, (non-) linear mixed models, multivariate statistics, non-parametric analysis, (G)BLUP methodology, Bayesian statistics, Genome-Wide Association and Kinship Studies.
Demonstrated computational skills and experience with R, R Shiny, Python or other programming languages.
3.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
Ability to communicate complex analyses in a clear, precise and actionable manner.
Willingness and ability to relocate to Woodland, CA.
Must be returning to school to continue program of study following completion of this internship.
Knowledge of genetics, genomics, plant/animal breeding and/or agriculture
Familiarity with AWS cloud computing environment.
Familiarity with git for version control and accessing data through APIs.
Experience with reproducible research.
Manager Category Vegetable
POSITION FUNCTION & SCOPE:
Develop customer category strategic business plans to deliver category sales volume and profitability. Provide best in class category advisory services and thought leadership to customer. Grow customer categories by using category management principles utilizing customer and marketplace data to develop business building recommendations. Engage customer regularly to understand needs and category requirements to drive category building initiatives.
Build/maintain consultative relationship with customer
Analyze and interpret POS and syndicated data; Generate and present actionable category insights
Demonstrate a proficiency in space management and develop and maintain retailer specific schematics and clusters
Deliver prioritized schematic production schedule to meet customer requests and deadlines
Build assortment and shelving strategies
Leverage Del Monte's shopper research portfolio to drive category growth
Develop/Mentor Category Analyst
Proactively identify insights from consumer and/or shopper behavior and competitive insights and translate them into implications that grow sales; broadly share with others
Provide customer with actionable fact based category recommendations across assortment, shelving, pricing and promotion
Take ownership of personal development, proactively seeking feedback, coaching, mentoring and training to continually improve skills and competencies
Foster highly engaged cross-functional relationships in order to maximize the final deliverables and results
Actively educate others (up, down, across and outside organization) by sharing best practices and insights so that successes are broadly repeated
Other duties as assigned
Proven record of success in retail grocery industry with consumer packaged goods or broker experience.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to influence customer contacts.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills and analytical and problem solving abilities.
Strong computer proficiency in Retail Link, JDA Space Planning and Space Automation, Microsoft Office (specifically, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), Nielsen or other syndicated data platforms. Coding proficiency a plus.
BA/BS required; MBA preferred.
5-10 years relevant business experience in consumer packaged goods industry or broker.
Del Monte Foods is one of the country's largest and most well-known producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded food products for the U.S. retail market. With a powerful portfolio of brands, Del Monte products are found in six out of ten U.S. households. Brands include Del Monte®, Contadina®, S&W®, College Inn®, and other brand names. The Company also produces and distributes private label food products. For more information on Del Monte Foods, visit the Company's website at www.delmontefoods.com.
Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k)
Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH WWW.DELMONTEFOODS.COM TO BE CONSIDERED. (https://www.delmontefoods.com/careers/). Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position.
No sponsorship is available for this position.
No agencies or 3rd party vendors.
Head Of Farmer Relations
Act as the public spokesperson for Farmer Relations
Promote awareness of Flow Kana and liaise with local community members and leaders
Build and maintain relationships with farmers, collectives and other key stakeholders
In partnership with Flow Kana's VP of Comms, develop and manage a strategic communication and outreach plan
Promote awareness about farmer opportunities through informational sessions, live workshops, speaking engagements, presentations, newsletters, etc
Develop and implement departmental strategies and objectives
Develop and implement projects in alignment with strategic objectives
Build and maintain a departmental staffing plan; manage individual employee performance within the department
Create and maintain departmental budget
5+ years experience in Public Relations, Communications, Community Relations
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Relations or related fields
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with and manage the expectations of farmers, community members, and internal resources
Comfortable with public speaking; at ease with senior business leaders, government leaders, community members
Working knowledge of Agriculture and how farms are affected on the individual level;
Negotiating and diplomatic skills
Ability to work as a team member in small and busy environment
Demonstrates superior judgment and professionalism when corresponding with partners and team members
Exceptional analytical skills: ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, execute recommendations and implement remedies
Experience using CRM systems
Flow Kana provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
District Sales Manager (Avocado, Tomato & Vegetable Program) - Santa Fe Springs, CA (20120982)
Purpose of Position:
This position will be responsible for developing long term, profitable business opportunities in assigned regions. In this role, will also collaborate with other departments to promote Del Monte's product line, specifically related to the Avocado, Tomato & Vegetable Program, in order to achieve annual sales goals and support new and existing customer accounts to ensure continued satisfaction and success.
Responsible for achievement of targeted volume and revenue.
Develop business growth and new products with new and existing accounts.
Expand customer and revenue base for designated region.
Work with the Product Coordination group and Distribution Center (DC) to move special deals, over stocked items and peak volumes.
Work with customers to achieve cost-efficient logistics and distribution of products.
Manage the sales operating budget to remain within targeted numbers.
Coordinate with the FOB Sales group, to ensure cost effective and professional management of the customer base and sales region.
Support administrative functions as related to sales activities within the facility.
Work closely with the General Manager, and the Marketing Department, to promote Del Monte's full product line.
Maintain weekly price list in Company's software.
Review customer performance on a monthly basis and attend daily/monthly sales meetings.
Learn customer business and needs though regular meetings to promote growth and business review.
Review market trends, pricing and competition on a regular basis.
Schedule promotions and attend sales events/food shows.
Responsible for all claims and accounts receivable on sales.
Partner with the Accounts Receivable group to ensure all customer accounts are up-to-date and within company terms.
Support General Manager as needed.
Minimum Skills Required:
4 year Degree (Business or related field), from an accredited institution, and/or equivalent work experience.
3+ years fresh produce sales experience (large retailers, wholesalers, food service and small independent and cash customers).
Previous management or supervisory experience.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Excel, Word and Outlook, etc.).
Knowledge of transportation industry as related to produce.
Excellent communication skills (i.e. written and oral).
Preferred but not Essential:
Previous warehouse and inventory control experience.
Good understanding of fresh-cut production and DC operations.
Bi-lingual: English and Spanish.
Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses.*
DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
Vegetable Discovery Breeding Intern
Interns on the Vegetable Discovery team in Woodland, California get hands-on experience in the application of genetic data to improve the practice of plant breeding. A defined research project will be assigned and completed under the guidance of a Discovery supervisor. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with other related functions such as pathology, marker development, plant breeding, seed production, and high-throughput laboratories, which will provide a broad overview of the career opportunities available at Monsanto.
Dates for this 3-month full time summer internship are flexible, and will take place between late spring and late summer—based on the candidate's availability (semester or quarter calendar).
Interns are assigned to supervisors who outline general responsibilities, assist in project assignment and completion, and arrange opportunities to visit other functions.
Projects will provide exposure to breeding trials, as well as genetic analysis of vegetable traits, which may include analysis of genotyping and/or phenotyping data, genomic analysis, and genetic mapping.
Successful candidates will work both independently and in collaboration with other teams, and provide thoughtful analysis to their assigned research project. At the conclusion of the program, interns will present the results of the research project to an audience of peers and scientists. In addition, as part of their assignment, feedback on the program and research project will be requested throughout the internship experience.
Currently enrolled at a university within the U.S. pursuing a PhD degree in Plant Breeding, Genetics, Crop Science, Agronomy, Horticulture or related field of study
Detail and results-oriented individual with the ability to work independently and in team settings
Self-motivated, strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must be returning to school to continue program of study upon completion of this summer internship
Experience in statistical analysis and field experimental design.
Experience in quantitative genetics; analysis of field trials, combining ability, breeding values.
Experience in marker assisted selection and genomic selection.
Familiar with analysis of molecular marker data for linkage and QTL mapping
Seasonal Elevator Worker - Farmer City, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at .www.adm.com
Seasonal Elevator Worker – Farmer City, IL
This is a seasonal, hourly level position.
Potential assignments may include, but are not limited to:
Dump and load railcars and trucks
Operate a grain dryer
Assist with grain handling
General housekeeping duties
General maintenance, as needed
To be considered for an opportunity, candidates must meet the following criteria:
Commitment to ADM's goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understand and follow company safety procedures
High school education or equivalent
Exhibit regular and prompt attendance
Able to meet physical requirements of the position including, but not limited to: prolonged periods of standing and sitting, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, climbing stairs and ladders, working in a variety of conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc), lift up to 50 lbs unassisted
Willing to work overtime and weekends, if needed
Demonstrate initiative to work independently while flexible enough to work in team setting when needed
Exhibit a professional image at all times; maintain a positive and respectful attitude
Relocation assistance is not available with this position.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.
ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorites, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.
Assistant Director Of Development, Farmer School Of Business
Assistant Director of Development, Farmer School of Business
Job Description Summary:
Job ID:5903 Unclassified FT (Salary)
The Assistant Director of Development will advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of alumni and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to securing major gift support to benefit programs in the Farmer School of Business.
Serve as a departmental liaison for the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in addressing their philanthropic and alumni relations objectives.
Effect cultivation, solicitation and stewardship calls to alumni and friends independently and occasionally with other staff, faculty, administrators and alumni volunteers. Encourage and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events.
Prepare and present departmental and divisional proposals to alumni and friends with the input and assistance of faculty, staff, administrators and deans. Proposals may involve tax planning, gifts of real estate, personal property, securities, and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance.
Develop and implement service, cultivation, and solicitation strategies for assigned prospects with the support of Advancement Services and Office of Development staff and faculty and administrators.
Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under guidance of the Senior Director of Development for the Farmer School of Business and the Associate Vice President for University Advancement.
Bachelor degree required; one to three years of relevant experience such as fundraising or sales; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered; outstanding oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; and willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level (Internships, volunteer work, and other experience gained during the completion of degree programs may be counted towards these requirements).
Corporate sales experience; fundraising experience in an educational setting.
Hours Per Week/Percent Time:
100% Full Time
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM; evenings/weekends as needed
Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume
Application Types Accepted:
Criminal Background Check Required:
Post Offer, Pre-Employment Physical Examination:
Lead Sales Associate-Ft In Farmer City, IL
At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 13,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!
The Lead Sales Associate helps maintain a clean, well-organized store with a customer-first focus. The duties of the Lead Sales Associate include assisting customers in locating and purchasing merchandise, operating a cash register, stocking and recovering merchandise, cleaning the store, and performing other duties as assigned by the Store Manager to maximize store profitability and customer satisfaction while protecting company assets. Lead Sales Associates perform the duties of a Sales Associate and act in a lead capacity in the absence of the Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager.
DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide superior customer service leadership; greet and assist customers.
Operate cash register and scanner to itemize and total customer's purchase, collect payment from customers and make change, bag merchandise, and assist customers with merchandise as necessary.
Follow company work processes to receive, open and unpack boxes, cartons and totes of merchandise; stock merchandise, restock and rotate merchandise on shelves, and build merchandise displays.
Clean the store; take out trash; dust and mop store floors; clean restroom and stockroom; and help set up sidewalk displays.
Assist in implementation and maintenance of planograms.
Open and close the store under specific direction of the Store Manager.
Perform additional duties typically performed by the Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager, in their absence.
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
Effective interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Understanding of safety policies and practices.
Ability to read and follow planogram and merchandise presentation guides.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.
Ability to perform cash register functions.
Knowledge of cash, facility, and safety control policies and practices.
Knowledge of cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit control.
Ability to drive own vehicle to the bank to deposit money.
WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION
High school diploma or equivalent and six months of supervisory experience (or related experience/training) preferred.
Frequent walking and standing
Frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling to run check out station, stock merchandise and unload trucks; which may also require the ability to push and/or pull rolltainers for stocking merchandise
Frequent handling of merchandise and equipment such as handheld scanners, pricing guns, box cutters, merchandise containers, two-wheel dollies, U-boats (six-wheel carts), and rolltainers
Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 55 pounds
Occasional climbing (using step ladder) up to heights of six feet
Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level
Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions
Occasional or regular driving/providing own transportation to make bank deposits, attend management meetings and travel to other Dollar General stores.
Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Vegetable Oil Refinery Operator
Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate opening for a Process Operator for our Vegetable Oil Refinery facility in Salisbury, Maryland. This position is responsible to operate assigned function within the edible oil refinery, and this position reports to the Production Supervisor. This position is a rotating 12-hr shift position.
The Vegetable Oil Refinery is a state of the art facility which processes crude vegetable oil into an edible state. This plant has several process steps and has equipment for vacuum, pressure, distillation, heat exchange, filtration, centrifuge separation to include a few. The plant also utilizes a computerized system to control most processes.
Monitoring and controlling the plant processes through computer and manual controls
Operate refining, bleaching and deodorization production processes.
High School Diploma or GED, further education is preferred.
A valid state driver's license.
Good communication, math and analytical skills.
Commitment and compliance to all safety programs and standards.
Advancement limited only by your ability to learn the processes.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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