Valley Coop, Inc.
Valley Coop, Inc. is accepting applications for a progressive Agronomy Manager. This position is responsible for superior customer service and successful operations and growth of the agronomy division by developing relationships with vendors and working with location managers to best manage the agronomy services provided; developing and cultivating relationships with growers and providing consultation; scouting fields and managing the agronomy work flow; and contacting new and existing customers to offer Valley Coop’s agronomic services.
Additional responsibilities include working with Valley Coop’s management team to ensure efficiency, teamwork, and safety.
The Coop provides excellent benefits in addition to a company vehicle and 4-wheeler! Benefits include: health, dental, long-term disability, and life insurance; a flexible benefits plan; and a 401k and retirement plan! Salary is commensurate with experience.
A successful candidate will have excellent customer service and leadership skills, initiative, and good working knowledge of agronomy. In addition, the candidate will possess strong organizational and recordkeeping skills and the ability to keep commitments. A Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) certification is preferred.
The position requires a Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; basic computer operation skills; and education and/or experience in agronomic practices and computer technologies.
Driving requirements include a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record is required. A commercial driver’s license (with Hazmat endorsement) is preferred.
Additional requirements include frequently lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving over 100 pounds; and frequently climbing ladders (may range from 20’ to 180’) and stairs.
About Valley Coop, Inc.
The Valley Coop, Inc., is a successful full-service agricultural cooperative in South Central Kansas. The main office is located in Winfield, Kansas. The Coop specializes in grain handling and marketing, agronomy services including fertilizer, chemical, feed and fuel. The Cooperative has annual sales over 35 million dollars with over 2.6 million bushels of grain storage capacity. They also have branch locations located in Atlanta, Burden, New Salem, Hackney and Kellogg. Please visit their website at www.vcoop.com.
Candidates may send their cover letter and resume to James Jirak, General Manager by Wednesday, August 31, 2016.
Valley Coop, Inc.
c/o James Jirak, General Manager
811 Mill Street
Winfield, KS 67156
Valley Coop, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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