Farmworker Vegetable I Job Description Sample
National Account Manager - Vegetable Oils
12052BRPosting Title:National Account Manager - Vegetable OilsJob Posting:CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Processing and Food Ingredients division. We are looking for an experienced industry professional to become our new National Account Manager- Vegetable Oils in our Refined Vegetable Oils group. You will establish CHS as the preferred supplier within the domestic food and industrial vegetable oils industry. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be customer focused with the ability to build long-lasting business relationships and adapt to a fast changing environment. You will:
Establish CHS as a preferred and dependable supplier to a broad base of customers throughout North America.
Oversee sales and marketing of crude and refined soybean, canola oil, and tropical oils. Understand the vegetable oil markets, perform market discovery, and sell oil at the best possible values which nets CHS the best per bushel margin equivalent.
Partner with departmental customer service, production, and technical staffs to provide world class service to our diverse customer base.
Oversee account management of sales, inventories, margins, logistics, marketing plans, and customer service on a national level.
Establish strategic marketing plans to achieve company objectives for CHS vegetable oil based products.
Develop new business and grow existing business to meet sales goals.
Provide market recommendations, knowledge and risk management to internal business partners and external customers.
Develop risk management strategies for customers by utilizing various derivative pricing, hedging strategies, and over-the-counter (OTC) products to provide risk management options to customers.
Prepare and conduct sales presentations, negotiate contracts, and proposals.
Develop and maintain business relationships with suppliers, customers, & colleagues.
Communicate marketing, supply & sales information to internal & external customers.
Supply Chain Management: manage relationships with internal production and customers; assist with issues such as logistics, quality assurance.
Manage sales budget & expenses, forecast product supply & demand by account.
Oversee & evaluate market research, adjust marketing strategy to meet changing market & competitive conditions.
Gain a complete understanding and ability to manage all trading accounts which include oil futures hedging, fuel surcharge hedging, options trading, max price contracts, spreads/rolls, and various OTC instruments.
Partner and work with refinery production staff and processing staff to assure production matches sales.
Establish and maintain relationships with key industry leaders, strategic community partners, and be involved with industry associations.
Travel up to 20% of the time.
- Champion and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
Bachelor’s degree + 7 plus years of experience to include: + 5 years of refined oil sales
Knowledge of crushing and refining industry and or related food industry
In depth understanding of vegetable oil markets and logistics
- Understanding of commodity markets and trading principles
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Business or related field
Experience managing futures position
Knowledge of food company risk profiles and the tools available to manage this risk (i.e. options strategies)
Knowledge of product application as it pertains to vegetable oil as well as replacements and the price sensitivity associated with these replacements Auto req ID:12052BR :CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth. CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer. The CHS Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment for positions within CHS as well as finding opportunities for candidates within our robust network of member cooperatives. By submitting an application for any position, you give CHS permission to review your application and contact you to discuss opportunities within our member cooperatives. To explore current openings within our member cooperatives, please click here.Minimum Years of Experience Required:7City:Inver Grove HeightsDivision:HM - Processing & Food Ingredients State/Province:Minnesota Minimum Education Required:BachelorEmployment Status:ACTIVE FULL TIME Career Type:Merchandiser / Trader / Broker, Sales / Business Development
Forklift Driver Frozen Vegetable Plant
Overview At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose:unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.
The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.
Responsibilities ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions• Ability to train employees when needed• Ability to complete all paperwork properly and in a neat an orderly fashion• Use manual and mechanized inventory and order processing computer systems to document the storage and picking of inventory• Must work closely with Warehouse supervisors and Crewleaders• Must be able to recognize and establish priorities• Understand and follow Pinnacle policies and procedures• Ability to perform safety inspections in accordance with forklift material handling documents• While loading and unloading trailers, must verify trailer number and condition of trailer• While loading and unloading trailers, must ensure all safety procedures are followed• Ability to read and interpret documents such as; safety rules, operating instructions, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals• Must be dependable, self-motivated, and must maintain an acceptable attendance record• Ability to perform heavy labor as required (lift up to 40 lbs frequently; lift/push/pull 30lbs occasionally)• Ability to walk, stand and move into/out of forklift frequently throughout shift• Ability to work in a variety of temperature zones (freezer space and loading/shipping docks)• Ability to maintain work area in a neat and orderly fashion • Must have forklift experience and be able to pass Company forklift testing• Operate forklift equipment as required to load or unload inbound receipts and outbound shipments, to pick outbound orders, to put away inbound product, consolidate warehouse storage locations, put away production product, identify and remove damaged product or for any other function as directed by warehouse management• Ability to communicate effectively and help others when needed• Must ensure actions are consistent with and support plant safety goals and procedures• Other duties to be assigned Qualifications EDUCATION:• High School Diploma or GED/Equivalent strongly preferred Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis. Job ID2018-5902 CategorySupply Chain
Vegetable Processing Shift Leader
The Production Shift Leader assists the Operations Team Leader and performs all tasks involved in the production of Progressive Food Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Domino’s Pizza LLC products in accordance with company/industry standards and procedures. This includes vegetable processing, packaging, product quality, equipment sanitation, and inventory control. Be an active participant in the training and coaching new/tenure team members in job duties and responsibilities.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Performs vegetable processing – Green Peppers/Onions
Lead the team in the absence of the team leader
Set up processing area prior to processing vegetables
Check equipment for cleanliness and prepare for production
Work as a production team member and performs tasks necessary to meet production goals
Monitor quality of product
Removes vegetables from conveyor belt and places into boxes or packaging
Remove visibly poor bagged product and discard
Randomly check bags for leakage throughout the shift
Lift bagged product from conveyor belt and place in boxes
· Perform weight check and count of product for quality control approximately one time each
Stacks boxes/cartons and prepares for shipment
Label sealed boxes/pallets with manufacture and expiration date and place on pallet
Using a pallet jack remove the boxes/pallets from the production room to the cooler and or deliver to the truck
Check and record temperature of product at regular intervals
Rotate product in the cooler
Transport used production tools to washing area to be cleaned
Cleans and sanitizes production equipment
Ensure production floor is swept and walls are cleaned
Monitor gauges and settings to insure water pressure, water temperature and detergent levels consistently meet company standards determined to thoroughly clean and sanitize production equipment
Assist Ops TL in compiling daily key indicators
Assist Ops TL in preparing daily production statistical reports including pounds per labor hour, over time, boxes per hour and total hours used
Maintain safe and positive work environment in compliance with OSHA, company standards, local, state and federal requirements
Accurately completes all necessary paperwork
Assist with training new team members
Wear and follow company uniform standards
High school diploma or GED
Prior Shift Lead experience
Two years of vegetable processing, production or manufacturing experience
Maintain fork lift certification
Some knowledge of MS Office software
Ability to stand, climb and walk on a continual basis throughout shift. Ability to lift from floor to above the head, to carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. occasionally, throughout work shift
Ability to read/interpret production process materials, thermometers, gauges and record data
Must be available to work during a shift which may be scheduled anytime during a 24 hour day, over any 7 day period
Ability to perform basic math
Ability to work in production environment with constant exposure to loud machinery
Ability to work in extreme temperatures, both indoors and outdoors
You might be thinking, “Wow, how does Domino’s get food to 14,000 stores?” Well, that’s where you come in. We have 16 food supply and dough manufacturing centers in the U.S., and seven more across Canada, Hawaii and Alaska. They provide fresh dough, equipment and supplies to franchise and company-owned Domino’s stores in the U.S. and Canada. In 2014 alone, these centers made 571,000 deliveries.
Senior Scientist- Vegetable Seeds
Your tasks and responsibilities The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Scientist – Vegetable Seeds, are to:
Identifies opportunities for innovation, ensure new key state of the art technologies (through development, collaboration or in licensing), procedures and products are available, keep up-to-date with respect to fast changing scientific developments as well as analyze potential impacts and implement new technologies and procedures within the research program;
Designs and conducts complex research projects and contributes to the development of efficient and effective research methods and techniques, publications, intellectual property or trade secrets to create added value for R&D, and other Divisions and enable the sound translation of laboratory to implementation;
Initiate and participate in external research projects with other companies and universities and monitor activities of competitors in order to ensure a good competitive position for Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds;
Advise, propose, communicate and inform the Regional Head of Technology Development regarding the long term and short term research opportunities by means of drawing up proposals, reports, reviews, research manuals and feedback about the research program and the achieved process in order to facilitate, advise and enable divisional and management decision making;
Design, formulate and recommend, in cooperation with R&D, Operations, and M&S and after approval of the Regional Head of Technology Development implement and monitor the research policy in line with the research strategy in order to ensure realization of the research goals;
Propose and formulate research goals in cooperation with R&D, Operations, and M&S and after approval of the Regional Head of Technology Development implement, manage, steer and direct the goals within the research team in line with the long term and short term research policy in order to control and secure the realization of the research goals;
Aligns activities to broad business objectives;
Design the operational plan for the research team and prepare, check and control within approved research budgets;
Analyze discrepancies in realization and budget within the guidelines of research and check the realization of the budget in order to ensure a correct and optimal realization of the research team budget and control research costs;
Direct, coordinate, support, train, monitor and advise the research team and research related activities in line with the research policy, guidelines and procedures and corporate values and vision within Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seed in order to ensure an efficient and effective operating research team. In time, this can be extended with H/R management responsibilities;
Identify and propose research projects in cooperation with R&D, Operations, and M&S to the Regional Head of Technology Development and after approval formulate detailed project plans and recommend priorities as well as audit and troubleshoot as an expert professional, communicate, provide information and present results and reports and plan direct accurate action in case of highly important and urgent ad hoc projects with tight deadlines in order to achieve the agreed quality standards, time planning and budgets and ensure a successful research project;
Designs strategies to optimize current Cell Biology methods and lead to technical innovation;
Manage stakeholders and ensure company support for Cell Biology activities;
- The Sr. Scientist works in a dynamic team and mentors peers/colleagues in areas of expertise. Who you are Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
PhD in Cell/Molecular Biology, Genetics, Plant Biology or related area with minimum of 4 years of relevant experience or;
MS in Cell/Molecular Biology, Genetics, Plant Biology or related area with minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or;
BS in Cell/Molecular Biology, Genetics, Plant Biology or related area with minimum of 10 years of relevant experience;
Working experience in Gene Editing, In-Vitro Cell and / or Reproductive Biology;
Supervises scientific personnel through project management and coaching and contributes to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property, or trade secrets;
Demonstrates extensive knowledge in the research field;
Strong communication skills and adept at working in multi-disciplinary teams;
Excellent project management skills with respect to content, stakeholder management and team member management W;
Ability and passion to network with Bayer and academic Scientists;
Demonstrates creativity in problem solving and challenges the status quo;
Affinity with and / or knowledge of the technologies used in Cell/Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Breeding and Seed Industry;
- Language skills: English.
Desirable experience in vegetable crops, management and budgeting, project management, organization/planning and reporting. Domestic Relocation assistance is offered for this position. Your application Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. Country:United States Location:CA-West Sacramento
Farmworker - Vegetables
Drive and operate farm machines to grow, harvest and transport vegetables. Attaches farm implements to tractor and drives tractor while operating implements in the field.
Prepare soil, plant, cultivate and harvest crops. Thins and weeds plants using hoes and shovels or power drawn implements. Drive tractors, pull harvest wagons and assemble and move irrigation equipment.
Work in greenhouses and transplant plants using mechanical transplanters. Will dig, cut, pick and bunch crops by hand. All workers are expected to count and maintain a log of each harvest.
Perform general farm maintenance and incidental care of farm animals. Each person must be able to make 50 bunches per hour when harvesting leafy greens. The employer guarantees to offer employment for a minimum of 3/4 of the workdays of the total specified period during which the work contract and all extensions thereof are in effect, beginning with the first day after the worker arrives at place of employment and ending on the expiration date specified in the work contract or extensions thereof.
The employer will reimburse the worker for transportation costs and subsistence to the employer work site when the worker completes 50% of the work period. The employer will pay reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence the minimum amount of $12.07 per 24-hour period of travel and the maximum amount of $51.00 per day with the receipts from the place of employment to the place of recruitment. Housing and utilities are provided at no cost to workers who are unable to return to their place of residence the same day.
Employer will furnish free and convenient cooking facilities so workers may prepare their own meals. Employer will provide transportation for workers to the nearest grocery store where they can purchase groceries. Neither the ETA nor the State of Wisconsin Job Service are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of the information from the employer.
However, if any material misrepresentation is made by the employer, procedures of the Employment Service Complaint System at 20CFR 658, subpart F apply. No Clearance Order accepted or recruited upon by the Wisconsin Job Service constitutes a contractual job offer to which the ETA or the Wisconsin Job Service is in any way a party. Both entities only provide employment assistance.
2170 Production Supervisor Vegetable
NOTE: This position is located at Caito Foods in Indianapolis, IN._____________________________________________________Welcome to SpartanNash!
We are excited that you have chosen to apply with us today.Please take a moment to review this position and then read the application overview and instructions below. Depending on the position you are applying for, the application process will take between 10 and 40 minutes. SpartanNash is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/disabled/veterans) VEVRAA Federal ContractorPOSITION SUMMARYResponsible to supervise the day-to-day production activities to ensure to meet production demands in a timely manner and according to specifications and regulations, as well as productivity, sanitation, quality control and safety standards.
Assist with maintaining facility functions in partnership with manager(s).MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS DEGREES Associate's Degree (Preferred) Business or Food Service preferred. JOB EXPERIENCE Three years experience in retail food (i.e., bakery/deli), food services or related area required. Knowledge of produce and warehouse operations preferred.
One year produce lead/supervisory experience. General understanding of USDA regulations and OSHA requirements; ServSafe food safety certification preferred.RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIESSupervise the day to day production activities to ensure to meet production demands in a timely manner and according to specifications and regulations, as well as productivity, sanitation, quality control and safety standards. Work with cross-functional departments as it relates to ensure prompt and timely resolution of any issues.Create schedules and assign work to associates within the department to meet deadlines and ensure completion of workload and product orders; responsible for production activities (i.e., product procurement, preparation, production planning, packaging, labeling and selecting) and hours worked.Monitor manufacturing practices of associates to ensure the food safety of all products produced and monitor production rates to improve productivity.Responsible for product procurement and/or inventory; ensure that raw product quality specifications are met, maintain a physical inventory of products, ensure proper slotting for finished product, and ensure proper completion of paperwork and purchase orders (PO s).Provide excellent customer service; understand customer preferences, ensure proper quality and quantity of customer orders, ensure accurate order selection and care for products.Ensure the health, safety, cleanliness and security of the work environment. This may include, but is not limited to:
Ensure compliance with company procedures and governmental regulations (i.e., safety, sanitation, etc.); * Oversee and ensure the cleanliness of the work environment;
Ensure proper maintenance of and report any issues related to equipment, and ensure proper training to operating and maintain mechanical equipment;
Promote and reinforce safety and effective use of equipment and compliance with facility procedures regarding usage and traffic flow; and
Report and/or address any issues or work-related injuries, and participate in any investigations as required.Ensure team is properly trained, coordinate and lead pre-shift meetings and ensure timely communication with associates on various topics (i.e., safety, manufacturing, changes in practices/policies, etc.)Responsible for department management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals.Assist with maintaining facility functions in partnership with manager(s).Maintain current knowledge of USDA regulations, federal inspections and sanitation regulations, industry trends and best food preparation practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes and to ensure company legal compliance. Maintain product knowledge to include sizes, varieties, se
2170 Production Supervisor - Vegetable
NOTE: This position is located at Caito Foods in Indianapolis, IN. _____________________________________________________ Welcome to SpartanNash! We are excited that you have chosen to apply with us today. Please take a moment to review this position and then read the application overview and instructions below. Depending on the position you are applying for, the application process will take between 10 and 40 minutes. SpartanNash is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/disabled/veterans)
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Position Summary Responsible to supervise the day-to-day production activities to ensure to meet production demands in a timely manner and according to specifications and regulations, as well as productivity, sanitation, quality control and safety standards. Assist with maintaining facility functions in partnership with manager(s).
Degrees Associate's Degree (Preferred) Business or Food Service preferred.
Job Experience Three years experience in retail food (i.e., bakery/deli), food services or related area required. Knowledge of produce and warehouse operations preferred.
One year produce lead/supervisory experience. General understanding of USDA regulations and OSHA requirements; ServSafe food safety certification preferred.
Responsibilities and Essential Duties Supervise the day to day production activities to ensure to meet production demands in a timely manner and according to specifications and regulations, as well as productivity, sanitation, quality control and safety standards. Work with cross-functional departments as it relates to ensure prompt and timely resolution of any issues.
Create schedules and assign work to associates within the department to meet deadlines and ensure completion of workload and product orders; responsible for production activities (i.e., product procurement, preparation, production planning, packaging, labeling and selecting) and hours worked. Monitor manufacturing practices of associates to ensure the food safety of all products produced and monitor production rates to improve productivity. Responsible for product procurement and/or inventory; ensure that raw product quality specifications are met, maintain a physical inventory of products, ensure proper slotting for finished product, and ensure proper completion of paperwork and purchase orders (PO?s). Provide excellent customer service; understand customer preferences, ensure proper quality and quantity of customer orders, ensure accurate order selection and care for products.
Ensure the health, safety, cleanliness and security of the work environment. This may include, but is not limited to: ? Ensure compliance with company procedures and governmental regulations (i.e., safety, sanitation, etc.); ? Oversee and ensure the cleanliness of the work environment; ? Ensure proper maintenance of and report any issues related to equipment, and ensure proper training to operating and maintain mechanical equipment; ? Promote and reinforce safety and effective use of equipment and compliance with facility procedures regarding usage and traffic flow; and ? Report and/or address any issues or work-related injuries, and participate in any investigations as required. Ensure team is properly trained, coordinate and lead pre-shift meetings and ensure timely communication with associates on various topics (i.e., safety, manufacturing, changes in practices/policies, etc.) Responsible for department management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals.
Assist with maintaining facility functions in partnership with manager(s). Maintain current knowledge of USDA regulations, federal inspections and sanitation regulations, industry trends and best food preparation practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes and to ensure company legal compliance. Maintain product knowledge to include sizes, varieties, sensitivity, location, and background of produce and USDA products. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Knowledge, Skills Abilities Good verbal communication skills with ability to communicate, collaborate, and delegate efficiently with associates. Good organization, prioritization, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Must be able to multi-task and have good follow through to meet deadlines. Must have good leadership and training skills; ability to work with all levels of management and line associates. Must be able to learn/understand the machinery and have the ability to train associates on operating the machinery in a safe and efficient manner.
Ability to work flexible hours based on business needs. Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills are required. Knowledge of food production, sanitation, and food safety procedures skills and procedures strongly preferred. Proficient with computers and related software.
Physical Requirement The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical food production environment and/or distribution setting and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions; temperatures may vary within the work environment. The employee will be exposed to various work environments (i.e., refrigerated/freezer coolers, wet, dry and/or humid) on a frequent basis. The noise level in the work environment varies; food production setting may be low to moderate; distribution center setting may be moderate to high.
Equipment General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)
Production Fruit And Vegetable Preparers
Production preparers will inspect, slice, pack fresh product on a daily basis. Inspect product use a hand knife/machinery to cut fruit and vegetables to specifications at a rapid pace to keep up with a production line.
Peel fruits and vegetables and place in proper containers specific to products such as organic and conventional. Package fruits and vegetables using proper containers and place label on product for final scan. At times may be required to assist in other departments and/or other capacity to ensure production is met.
Responsibilities: 1. Quality Freshness of all products; measured by smell, appearance, blemishes Products are properly washed and processed All finished/prepped raw products are visually inspected & pass inspection. All finished packaged product meets Product Specifications. 2.
Productivity Safety standards must be followed, protective gloves specific for cutting must be worn Must be able to use scale to weigh product and ensure consistency in packaging 3. Occupational Safety Personal protective equipment is worn by all line members Working & common areas are safe Machinery is operating properly Food Safety Proper hand-washing and dipping is being done Proper use and storage of all sanitation attire Proper cleaning and sanitizing of equipment Hair net, beard net (as needed), protective smocks, safety steel toed shoes/boots and hard hats must be worn at all times 4. Ability to Work as Follows:
This position requires that you have basic mathematical skills. 12 hour shifts, rotating schedule, some weekends required Overtime as needed, must be flexible to stay until daily production is met Stand for long periods of time in area assigned Follow instructions from line leaders and meet requirements timely 5. Other requirements and environmental demands Production Preparers must be able to: Work in a wet environment with temperatures as low as 38 degrees.
Possess the ability to lift up to 25 pounds regularly, 40 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally. Stand and walk for prolonged periods of time Have the ability to crouch, stoop, and twist the upper body repetitively. Work flexible hours including overtime depending on operational needs. Be willing and able to work other duties as assigned.
12 Temp Farmworkers needed
3/15/18-1/15/19. Workers will perform various tasks associated with growing vegetable and other crops grown by employer.Workers will have extensive periods of sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive movement, frequent stopping and lifting 75lbs. Must have 3 months verifiable experience operating 55+ hp farm
• equipment & affirmative verifiable job references. May random
• drug test at employer's expense. Guaranteed at least 3/4 of contract hours but hours will vary according to weather and crop conditions. Hours may exceed or be less than 40 hours. Work tools supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided for non-commuting workers at no cost. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier if appropriate. $10.73/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/
• bonus at employer discretion. EOE. Worksites in Lincoln, Grant,
• Pulaski, & Chicot Co., AR. Report or send resume to nearest local AR Dept. of Workforce Services office or call 501-683-5915 & ref. job
#2109120. Lower Arkansas Labor Management, Sheridan, AR
Vegetable Seed Sales Representative - Seedway - Plainwell, MI (Michigan, North Indiana Territory)
Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers.
The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. * PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT* Responsible for sales of all seeds, within an assigned territory, working closely with the Sales Manager and Sales Specialists for the purposes of selling to customers. * ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS* Conducts seed sales calls with targeted customers and assists crops specialists with key account calls Implements company goals and objectives that will grow the seed business and develop profitable relationships with customers Provides leadership for the development and/or implementation of all seed trials and seed support needs Assists with and implements seed sales strategies that generate profitable sales Implements innovative sales programs and pricing strategies Participates in selected sales activities, i.e. customer meetings, trade shows, sales meeting to keep abreast of sales trends and sales environment Creates and manages a farm proposal by providing value-added seed products, services, and recommendations on a frequent basis Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints Keeps accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities Maintains a current knowledge of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising, and promotional trends Completes and maintains a competitive analysis for all key competitors Quotes prices, and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained and promotes the use of credit programs as a sales tool and helps provide the required information to establish credit Works with Microsoft Office products and other proprietary software to enhance business processes and maximize efficiency * OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS* Maintains industry and university contacts to keep informed on developing trends and product introductions in assigned product areas Creates and participates in presentations during customer meetings and trades shows as required Maintains the assigned vehicle according to company standards Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply Performs all other duties as assigned * REQUIREMENTS* Normally requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture, marketing, or other related discipline and a minimum of 4 years seed selling experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate strong reasoning ability to solve practical problems and handle customer and/or operational issues Demonstrated GROWMARK core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record Must be able to travel independently and overnight Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered “normal” Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
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