The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
?The Maschhoffs, the largest independent pork producer in the U.S., is looking for a full time Production Technician to work in a Breed-to-Wean farm near Cedar Rapids, NE.Function: Breed-to-WeanResponsibilities:Daily animal care and feedingMonitoring the barn environmentFollowing Standard Operating Procedures in a swine breeding and farrowing operationRequirements:Have excellent animal husbandry skillsAvailable to work every other weekendOne year farm and/or livestock experience is a plusLift a minimum of 50 lbsThe Maschhoffs offers competitive wages and exceptional benefits.
The Soy Traits & Technologies group, is looking for an outstanding Senior Research Scientist candidate with skills and knowledge in the field of plant physiology and biochemistry to contribute to the success of projects developing the next generation of soy output and insect control traits. ??? Provides scientific expertise, leadership and management to multidisciplinary project teams. Works with team members to develop, implement and achieve project goals.??? Safely manages day to day operations of an independent lab and research team and carries out hands on laboratory work.
Demand Planning Lead (Greensboro, NC)-16001873DescriptionSyngenta is one of the world?s leading companies with 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to one purpose: bringing plant potential to life. We contribute to addressing some of the planet?s most critical issues such as the rising demand for food from a growing population.Working for Syngenta offers you the opportunity to play a part in addressing one of the most urgent challenges facing global agriculture today where we need to feed 200,000 more people every day.*Come be part of our good growth plan: one planet, six commitments:Make crops more efficient, rescue more farmland and help biodiversity flourish; empower smallholders, help people stay safe and look after each worker. * Our work matters.There has never been a better time to join Syngenta!This position reports to the Planning & Business Development function within North America Marketing.Purpose*The purpose of the Commercial Unit Demand Planner is to serve as a business partner responsible for all forecasting activities on behalf of a Commercial Unit across all products and customers.*Create and maintain forecast models for the Commercial Unit customer base incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered though working with sales, marketing, finance and other sources.* Improve Commercial Unit consensus forecast accuracy and reduce forecast bias through consistent use of professional tools, techniques, and measurements that meet customer needs, profitable growth targets, delivery of internal inventory targets, and deliver operational efficiency goals.* Own and execute the process to generate a consistent and robust Commercial Unit demand plan and monthly consensus sales forecast supporting the company?s S&OP processes.* Drive implementation and management of local, regional, and global demand planning process improvements and stakeholder development within the Commercial Unit.* Serve as the single source of contact/information for Regional Production & Supply and Demand Management (Product Planning) for the Commercial Unit demand plan.Accountabilities: CU Forecast Development* Coordinate collaboration between Sales, Marketing and Finance to build and agree the monthly consensus sales forecast (Current Year and CY+1).* Maintain a live demand view.* Support alignment of forecast to key Drivers and Assumptions* Execute forecast error analysis and reporting.* Generate and communicate forecast reporting and analytics supporting CU and regional KPI, CU pre-SOP, and S&OP processes.* Review monthly S&OP CU constraints and maintain constrained forecasts within the CU demand plan.* Coordinate with CU Customer Marketing and Product Marketing to obtain promotional demand information and influence promotion opportunities based on current supply trends.* Drive the alignment of CU marketing campaign plans and promotions with forecasts and manage constraint implications.* Enable improved sales productivity for Sales teams by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the forecasting process.Statistical Forecasting and Demand Sensing* Manage data integrity and analytics in forecasting tools.* Capture and document assumptions incorporated in historical and current forecast models.* Monitor level, trend, seasonality, accuracy, bias in statistical and other opinion forecasts.* Set up exception forecasting, monitoring and reporting with alerts.* Coordinate phase-in / phase-out modeling, and alignment of supply response.* Propose first-draft unconstrained demand view for consensus forecasting processes.Communication and Coordination* Lead CU-level demand and supply balancing process to facilitate the execution of a constrained demand plan (cut, sub, allocation re-distribution analysis and recommendation
The Corporate division encompasses the core operational support for all Land OLakes businesses. It includesCorporate Strategy, Corporate Communications, Land OLakes Foundation and Community Relations, Finance, Law, Member Relations, Facilities, Event Strategy, Security, Human Resources, Information Technology, CorporateMarketingand Government Relations. Position Purpose: -Create and execute an annual Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) business plan supporting the long-range strategy of the company and Human Resources.
Since 1981, Land OLakes International Development division has applied an integrated approach to international economic development that capitalizes on our companys 90 years as a leading farm-to-market agribusiness. We use our practical experience and in-depth knowledge to facilitate market-driven business solutions that generate economic growth, improve health and nutrition, and alleviate poverty. Job Summary: The Manager for Project Development will work to support the objectives of both the New Business Development (NBD) and Practice Area Management (PAM) teams
Agronomy Sales Manager A Land O Lakes member cooperative in the Fargo area is searching for an Agronomy Sales Manager. This leader will provide development and implementation of planning and programs with assigned employees that will assist owners of the company to be financially successful in their farming operations and provide for a sustainable company operation to serve customers. Develop and implement long and short term business plans and structure for the companys agronomy business unit sales effort Responsible for all aspects of implementation of an agronomy sales effort including: Sales force training, key account coverage and communication within the sales force All agronomy related marketing programs and provide input to the development of, and then assure timely, complete and consistent implementation throughout the trade area Oversight of agronomy activities throughout the companys trade area with timely, consistent summary feedback Develop an internship program to maintain quality sales force As a leadership team member, provide input, direction and support for all operations of the cooperative Skills: Job Specifications: Requires knowledge of ag retail sales and marketing, sales management, ag retail market management and accounting fundamentals, including at least 10 years ag retail business experience.
Job DescriptionOperator of custom application equipment in the application of fertilizer and chemicals to customers fields in a safe, accurate, efficient and timely manner as well as promote the proper use of crop protection products.Job Duties Responsible for accurate application of fertilizer and/or chemicals per blend sheet specifications Maintains and repairs equipment according to maintenance schedule, policies and procedures Works in any area of operation or production as assigned Interacts with customers in a professional manor Works safely following safety rules, regulations, and PPE requirement Attention to detail and a strong sense of ownership in his/her work and application equipment used Skills: Basic Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent and basic math skills Possess or ability to obtain CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement Good driving record Ability to lift 75 lbs. Ability to work long hours in-season Possess or ability to obtain applicators license Must pass pre-employment drug screen Willing to work other duties as assigned by supervisor Preferred Qualifications Agriculture background Application experience, not required Chemical application education, preferred Visit mycoopcareer.com for your next career opportunity.*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position.
If you are looking for a cooperative to grow your career, this opportunity is for you! A strong, local cooperative in southern Minnesota is looking for a Sales Agronomist with a minimum of three to four years of experience. The Agronomist will build relationships with grower customers and provide solid agronomic recommendations on all aspects of chemical, seed, fertilizer, and precision ag sales. Make sales calls throughout assigned territories to determine agronomy needs, create solutions and build long term relationships with customers that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer, ag chemicals and agronomy services Develop and implement agronomic plans with growers to ensure a successful growing season Scout fields for weed, insect and disease pressure, relaying findings immediately to grower Keep current on agronomic products, trends, problems, services, and resources to sell agronomy products in an ethical manor Conscious awareness of pricing and available programs while recommending products, selling on value Skills: Desired Qualifications: The ideal candidate is self-motivated and enthusiastic Minimum of three years of related Agronomy experience Strong Agronomic and/or Ag Business background is preferred; CCA certificate is a plus Bachelors degree from four-year college or university Visit mycoopcareer.com for your next career opportunity.*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position.
?Company Overview ?? ?Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production.
Seed Technician - Kihei, Hawaii Monsanto is seeking a highly motivated Seed Technician with the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary Research Team. The Seed Technician will assist in all phases of the conversion center program in Kihei. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in all operations related to nursery management in the field and in the greenhouse, seed preparation, data collection, sampling and harvesting. This is a unique opportunity to work with leading edge technology and talented research scientists seeking to deliver the best in genetically modified crops. Responsibilities: Utilization of research equipment to manage different field, greenhouse, and seed processing operationsAssist in computer related activities and provide support for nursery managers to meet program goalsPerform safety inspections, and assist in providing safety training and guidance to field personnel.Supervise and train temporary employeesParticipate with team to successfully maintain ISO and Quality StandardsQualifications:Required Skills/Experience:High School Diploma or GEDGood computer skills particularly with MS ExcelEmphasis on quality work and attention to detailAbility to initiate and supervise daily tasksAbility to balance and prioritize tasks during peak periodsAbility to work extended hours during peak seasonsGood communication skills, both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to write and speak EnglishAbility to thrive in a team environmentValid Drivers LicenseBasic understanding of equipment maintenanceDesired Skills/Experience:Broad knowledge of crop production and farming practices as well as farm equipment operation and repairDemonstrated record of process improvement and innovation
Monsanto Global Supply Chain Procurement is seeking aseeking a highly motivated Buyer to work in its St. Louis, MOheadquarters. This position???s primary responsibilityis to work closely with internal customers, suppliers, global procurement,legal, and other key stakeholders to:Procure the required goods andservices needed to support our Chemistry DivisionSupport other buyers, NorthAmerica Operations Lead, and Category Managers with various initiativesSupport Global Procurementinitiatives and provide feedbackEnsure the most efficient andaccurate processing and documentation of purchased goods and services, within theoverall goal of minimizing the total cost of purchased goods and serviceswithout impacting service levelsKey Responsibilities:Manage day-to-day business relationships with key suppliers andinternal customers through activities including, but not limited to:Purchase OrderCreationRequirementsgatheringCompetitivebiddingNegotiationsContract creationContractcomplianceIssue resolutionFollow up andtrackingSupplierrelationship managementReportingInterpret companypolicy, operating practices and business requirements to formulate variousstrategies for managing company???s relationship with its suppliers of variousgoods and servicesUses discretionand own judgment to select suppliers and enter into agreements on behalf of thecompany consistent with procurement best practice and company policy.Interpretsupplier contracts and company policy to formulate and apply terms andconditions that protect and support Monsanto???s business objectives.Reviews supplierproposals and negotiates contract terms and conditions on behalf of the companyincluding, but not limited to: sustainability, supplier diversity, price,delivery, quantity, service levels, and qualityAnalyze andinterpret spending activities and operating practices to make recommendationsfor action to internal stakeholders and management on various purchasingmatters including but not limited to: sustainability & diversity asit relates to supplier selection, supplier consolidation and segmentation,price determination, contract management, payment terms and payment mechanisms,and supplier relationship management.Leadmulti-functional sourcing team efforts that will vary in complexity, spend andimpact to the business.Investigate andresolve supplier or supply issuesQualifications:Required Skills/Experience:Bachelor???s degree required;degree discipline in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering, or relatedstrongly desiredExperience in a purchasing related role and/or purchasingrelated experienceBasic understanding of Procurement in corporate settingStrong interpersonal skills;Able to forge internal customer and external supplier relationshipsAbility to comply withexisting/quickly adapt to new processes within the organizationCustomer service orientedDetail and results orientedDesired Skills/Experience:Previous experience procuring chemistryor raw materialsExperience in SAP or similarpurchasing software
Produce more. Conserve more. Improve lives.That???s Monsanto???s vision for a better world
Our Cargill Salt business produces, packages and ships salt for a wide range of market segments:AgriculturalFoodWater conditioningIndustrialChemical and packaged ice controlWe operate more than 20 manufacturing, processing and warehousing locations that make salt from three major production methods:Mechanical evaporation at facilities in the U.S. in California, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, New York and OhioSolar evaporation and harvesting from ponds in California, Oklahoma, Utah, Bonaire in the Dutch Antilles, and Los Olivitos, VenezuelaRock salt mining from underground mines in Louisiana, New York and Ohio.?Cargill Salt services a variety of customers ranging from home improvement, hardware, grocery, and convenience store retailers, to food makers/processors, water conditioning dealers, and food service and general wholesale distribution.
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SUMMARY: This position is responsible to plan, direct and implement organizational safety programs to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment; plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, federal (OSHA) rules and regulations; work with management to meet all expected safety goals and objectives; manage safety communication meetings routinely using acceptable criteria; work with corporate environmental to oversee local adherence; compile and submit accident reports required by regulatory agencies; provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.Other duties include: monitoring adherence to safety regulations including OSHA laws, Workers Compensation, EEO and ADA employment/labor laws; developing curriculum and conducting training for supervisors and crew relating to safety, defensive driving, and perform other tasks as deemed appropriate by management.REQUIREMENTS:Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent combination of education and experience.Experience: 3+ years' related experience and /or training; prior safety management experience; strong knowledge of safety, health laws, regulations, ergonomics and environmental.Computer Skills: Standard computer skills; Knowledge of Comp Watch.Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills.Special Skills: Display sound judgment and decision-making, leadership and organizational skills.Travel: 0-10%To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.
SUMMARY: Responsibilities will vary from performing one procedure or work instruction to a number of microbiological, analytical, or quality system procedures or work instructions in a Food Safety Laboratory. Precision and accuracy in performance of the work instructions and data collection is essential; must be able to maintain ISO records for process control and comply with quality system and safety requirements. Initial proficiency testing must be passing and competency will be verified at least annually thereafter
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the accurate and timely payment of feed ingredient invoices and related charges. This includes matching vendor invoices to RightAngle P2P system payable details, verifying pricing, receipts, discounts, and problem solving.
SUMMARY:This position is primarily responsible for the timely and accurate production, maintenance and delivery of Planograms across key strategic accounts. Responsibilities include: builds project management plan for each retailer Planogram project; forecasts and plans workload requirements for each Planogram project; manages and tracks daily Planogram project completion status; recommends adjustments, as necessary to ensure timely project completion; manages and ensures all items and templates in Product Library are valid for each retailer project; refreshes and updates sales performance data for each retailer project; enters, tests, manages and validates all automation rules for each retailer project in POG Generator; incorporates pre-defined assortment plans (by retailer) and builds master Planograms; works with retailer and Sales team(s) to gain master Planogram authorization and approval; builds multiple versions of Planograms, based on pre-established assortment, clustering alternative, fixturing variations and merchandising guidelines; reviews and validates all Planograms for adherence to guidelines and conformity to retailer standards.
SUMMARY:This position is responsible for leading the operations team of raw poultry to achieve operational metrics established with the SVP of the business unit and provide our customers exceptional quality and service in alignment with Tyson Foods core values, cultural tenets, BGREAT strategy. Responsibilities include: achieve established objectives for mix, cost, yields, quality customer service, and environmental health & safety; develop our team members and have qualified and effective team members in all positions; manage assets, facilities, and capital to ensure long term profitability and viability; champion and set standards for upholding, growing and stewarding our culture align organization and resources to business unit strategy; achieve status as industry leader in live performance. This position is responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.REQUIREMENTS:Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.Experience: 10+ years minimum experience in live and plant operations and technical skills.Communication Skills: Demonstrated leadership and communication skills.Computer Skills: Basic Computer Skills: for example, checking electronic mail, entering data into document templates, or creating simple queries.Supervisory: This position is responsible for managing multiple groups of personnel who perform dissimilar tasks and activities in several different departments.Travel: 12 plus trips per year.To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.