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Rich Connell AGRI-SEARCH  updated 6-30-11


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Rich Connell AGRI-SEARCH, Inc. is your source for agricultural staffing and career opportunities.

Rich Connell AGRI-SEARCH, Inc. has several job opportunities. A link to the recruiter’s e-mail is at the end of each position listed


Agronomy Sales –Central Illinois, 3397

Here is a great opportunity for a December 2010 college graduate or an experienced person to call on farmers selling a full line up of

seed, fertilizer and chemicals for an agronomy retail company in central Illinois. Company prefers an individual who has had

successful internships in seed or agronomy retail. Ideally, they would like a candidate with a farm background who has good

knowledge of seed and agronomic practices. You will receive a list of good customer prospects who already know the company. You

will receive a highly competitive base salary with commissions on sales and bonuses based on company profitability, good benefits,

and the opportunity for advancement. $30-70,000. Contact and

District Sales Manager – Central Illinois, 7445

District Sales Manager needed to work an established one-county territory in central Illinois. This territory has excellent existing

business with good growth potential and big farm operations. You will be selling seed direct to growers and working with dealers to

be sure each customer is being served in an efficient manner. You will work to ensure all seed is delivered plus you will plant and

harvest test plots and conduct field days as needed. Excellent business and volume is what is driving the company to add another

person. A BS degree and a CCA are preferred with experience selling seed in the region. The company will invest in you by

providing in-depth product training; medical, dental, and retirement benefits; a vehicle; and a lucrative compensation package.

Contact and

District Sales Manager – Central Indiana, 7426

Experienced sales person is needed to sell seed in a region centered around Lafayette IN. This is a great agricultural region of Indiana

with black dirt, big farms, big fields, and tremendous opportunity for someone to sell a high performance seed line direct to the

farmer. There will be some cold calling, but lots of established business is already in place for you to earn a good income. This is a

great opportunity for a recent Purdue graduate working in the area to become a DSM for a leading brand seed company. The job

includes a truck, benefits, and a good competitive base salary. $40-70,000. Contact and bobbie@agrisearch.


District Sales Manager - Northwest Indiana, 7427

Established seed company is looking for someone to work as a District Sales Manager in northwest Indiana. The area is basically

west of US 421 and north of SR 114. The company needs someone who can get on new farms and increase sales to existing

customers. You will be selling a seed line up packed with traits and genetics that can help farmers increase their yields and improve

their bottom line. The ideal candidate will be from the region and already have experience selling seed, fertilizer, or chemicals. A

four-year agribusiness degree is helpful, but not required for your employment. The company offers you a good medical benefit plan

with a base salary, vehicle, and opportunities for you to earn commissions and bonuses based upon your performance and company

profitability. $40-70,000. Contact and

District Sales Manager – North Central Illinois, 7415

Independent seed company focused on providing the best traits and genetics available has an opening for a District Sales Manager to

join their team in north central Illinois. This territory is surrounded by I-39, US 30, IL 78 and IL 17 and includes some of the best

productive farmland in Illinois. You will be calling on farmers offering a packed corn and soybean lineup. The company is searching

for a sales professional who has a good agricultural background and a four-year agricultural degree. This job is for those candidates

who want a long-term career opportunity. As an employee, you will receive a good salary with bonus and commissions, plus excellent

benefits, vehicle, and the knowledge of knowing you are representing a company focused on the farmer not the stockholder. $55-

70,000. Contact and

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District Sales Manager – Eastern US, 7411

Eastern US based seed company is growing and needs an aggressive and experienced seed salesperson to work as a District Sales

Manager calling on retailers and growers selling a full line of seed corn, soybeans, barley, wheat, and turf grass products. The

company strongly desires someone who has had a successful track record selling seed in Pennsylvania, Maryland, or Virginia, but they

will consider other experienced agricultural sales candidates. Experience, integrity, and maturity are three very important attributes

for this job. The job offers you long-term employment with promotional advancement possible. A competitive salary, benefits,

bonus, and commissions are offered with this job. $40-55,000. Contact Bobbie Montgomery.

Farm Manager – Illinois, 686

Farm Manager is needed to manage farms in Ohio, Indiana, and Iowa. This job will consist of working with tenant farmers

negotiating cash rent leases and representing the landowner to the tenant. You must have a strong financial and agronomic

background and be able to maintain and upgrade the property with good fertility and other capital improvements. You will need to

work from a central office near Chicago, Illinois, and you will travel to the farms and meet with tenants. This job will be ideal for

someone with a BS degree in Farm Management who has been out of school and in the work force for less than three years. You will

be working under experienced Farm Managers. You must present yourself professionally, communicate well, and be a person of

excellent integrity. This is a career opportunity with excellent professional and financial growth. $50-60,000+ BOE plus benefits.

Contact and

Field Production Manager – NE Indiana & WC Indiana / E Illinois, 7451

Seed production field management positions are open in northeast Indiana and west Central Indiana - east central Illinois. This career

opportunity will allow you to work from a home office. You will be working directly with seed growers monitoring planting progress,

providing agronomic advice, scouting fields, negotiating contracts, securing acreage, scheduling harvest and delivery for processing,

assisting with combine set up, and providing yield data and quality checks. The ideal candidate will be someone with a two- or fouryear

degree in agriculture and have excellent agronomy skills. A farm background is strongly preferred. You must have a sales type

personality and possess excellent math and computer skills. This job will require you to be a self-starter and be able to work well

unsupervised. Company will pay you a base rate of pay with benefits and an option to earn an additional $10-30,000 in bonus. Job

will require travel throughout the region and a vehicle will be provided. Company has an excellent wellness program for your

participation. $50-55,000 Contact and

Grain Elevator Outside Operations Superintendent – Northeast Illinois, 5359

Rail loading grain location needs an experienced leader to take charge of the outside operations at this facility. Must also be capable

of coming inside and running the scales and helping out as needed. Must desire to develop a team atmosphere and be willing to grab a

shovel and jump in and get dirty and help do whatever is needed. Solid experience in all aspects of grain operations is a must

(loading, unloading, blending, maintenance, etc.). Good opportunity to join a stable and successful Illinois grain company. Salary

based on experience, likely in the $45-55,000 range to start. Qualified grain operations candidates please contact Dave@agrisearch.

com and

Grain Originator / Assistant Location Manager - East Central Illinois, 5314

Multi-location grain elevator in east central Illinois is seeking a highly motivated team player for this important position in their

company. The successful candidate will originate corn and soybeans, manage logistics for truck and rail shipments, and assist in the

hedging of grain. Must enjoy developing and maintaining relationships with producers and have a strong commitment to customer

service as well as safety. Candidates should have an agricultural background, a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in cash grain

procurement, and knowledge of grain logistics, software, and hedging. Must have at least a 2 year ag degree; a BS degree (from an ag

college) is preferred. $45-57,500. Contact and

Grain Outside Operations Superintendent - Illinois, 5114

Multi-location Illinois truck and rail grain company needs a take charge leader to oversee the outside operations of their elevators.

Must have been in, understand and like the grain business, be a strong leader, good communicator and enjoy training new/young

workers. Will help oversee 18 people loading rail cars, doing building projects, and other day to day jobs. Some mechanical and

electrical skills will be a big plus. Excellent leadership and career opportunity for a motivated grain operations professional. $40-

50,000+. Illinois. Contact and

Grain Risk Management Specialist - Midwest, 5131

Aggressive and growing grain marketing team is seeking individuals who are looking for an exciting opportunity to succeed. Ideal

candidates are currently grain buyers or location managers who have established relationships with growers, earned their respect, but

are looking for a career change. Must have a sales mentality, be self-motivated and driven to succeed. Experience in grain marketing,

commodity brokerage, and/or crop insurance is a major key to your success. Must be willing to work for very lucrative commissions,

with realistic first year income being $40-50,000. Six digit plus income is very attainable within 3-4 years. You do not have to

relocate to become a part of this successful team. Burned out at your current job? Contact and natalie@agrisearch.


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Plant Manager – Agronomy Retail – South Central Illinois, 3435

Agronomy retail fertilizer company has a profitable location in need of a Manager. The plant is a full-service crop protection,

fertilizer, and seed location with custom application and related services with 15 full-time employees. You will be responsible for the

management of one location and a satellite facility. This job may have some over-the-counter sales and on-farm visits to diagnose

cropping problems. You must be timely and have a keen understanding of agronomy retail fertilizer and have a good personality with

a solid work ethic. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in agronomy retail, a degree in agronomy, and the ability to manage

people. Company will pay you a salary, commissions, bonus potential, and benefits. $50-65,000. Contact and

Research Technician – Central Indiana, 7429

Indiana seed research farm has an opening for an individual to join their team as a Seed Research Technician. This is primarily an

outside job and will consist of planting and harvesting seed plots, spraying crop protection products, applying fertilizer, hand

pollinating inbreds, evaluating product, entering data, maintaining and repairing equipment, and managing some personnel. You may

be required to do some traveling and may need a valid Class A CDL license. The preferred candidate will have a BS degree in

agronomy or related field, have a minimum of three years field research or farming background, have working knowledge of farm

machinery, and be able to repair equipment as needed. You must be able to work in a team environment and present yourself in a

professional manner. This job has excellent opportunities for advancement and financial growth through incentives and bonus.

$40,000. Contact and

Research Technician – South Central Nebraska, 7420

Seed company is searching for an individual to work as a Research Technician at their test farm located in south central Nebraska.

This is a hands-on position. You will be operating an Almaco plot planter and a New Holland ER Split combine as well other tractors

and equipment as they relate to small plot production. You will assist with hand pollination, package seed, take stand counts, and

enter gathered data. The ideal candidate will have either a two- or four-year agricultural degree and have a background in production

agriculture. Mechanical skills are very important, and you must be able to travel to different farms to conduct your work. You must

have a valid driver's license, possess a good work ethic, and be very trustworthy. Base salary with benefits. Contact Bobbie


Regional Grain Operations Manager – Indiana, 5406

Solid grain company seeks a highly-skilled leader to oversee the operations management of multiple grain facilities. The successful

candidate must have multi-location grain operations management experience, exceptional leadership and team-building skills, and be

an overall solid business person. Strong maintenance and safety background are also key. Sound communications, coaching, and

decision-making skills with the ability to "manage other managers" are required. This person will be in charge of capital projects at

all locations and will serve as part of the company leadership team. A proven track record in grain operations management (barge or

rail facilities preferred), including experience managing multiple large facilities, other managers, and budgets is a must to prepare you

for this position. Salary will be in the $90's range with a nice bonus incentive and full benefits. Qualified candidates excited about a

fresh beginning with a great company in an excellent Indiana location please contact and natalie@agrisearch.


Sales – Crop Inputs – Central Illinois, 3410

Aggressive person needed to sell a full lineup of seed, fertilizer, crop protection products and services direct to growers in central

Illinois. The ideal candidate will be a two- or four-year agronomy degree candidate with one or two years of sales experience

with other candidates considered. You must have a good driving record and free of DUI's, reckless driving, or serious speeding

offenses, as you will be driving a company vehicle and may be transporting hazardous products. The company desires a candidate

with good character who has an understanding for the needs of the farmer. You must be willing to work and be able to jump in and do

the task for the benefit of the customer and the company. Excellent growth potential with this job plus a good salary, bonus,

commissions, and benefits. $40-70,000. Contact and

Seed Division Manager – Northern Illinois, 7444

Full-service agronomy company is searching for an experienced seed sales person to oversee and manage their seed division in

Northern Illinois. This person is the primary point of contact to seed companies and will be responsible for ordering, inventory, and

sales of seed brands to the customer. You will manage sales staff and call on select customers. The job may require you to put out

side-by-side research answer plots and provide competitive information and training to staff. You must have a good thorough

knowledge of seed and be able to sell value over price. Company is growing, and the right candidate may have an option to advance

to senior management. An agricultural degree and CCA are helpful but not required. Company will provide you with medical and

dental insurance and pay you a salary based upon your level of experience. $75-100,000 plus benefits and incentives. Contact and

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Seed Research Associate – South Central Nebraska, 7421

Leading producer of seed is in need of a person to work as a Research Associate in Nebraska. This job consists of work related to

developing and improving corn hybrids. You will be responsible for planting corn inbreds, data collection, field activities, harvesting,

and scoping out land to use for research functions. You will meet with landowners and present agreements to secure land for seed

plots, as well as measure and flag plots. You may also manage planting, pollination, and harvesting crews and insure that all work

meets all established protocols. BS degree in an agronomy or related field is essential with a hands-on understanding of crop breeding

preferred. This job will require travel throughout the region and may lead to advancement within the company. A clean driving

record will be required. Salary with benefits. Contact

Seed Sales – Agronomy Sales – Eastern Illinois / Western Indiana, 3369

Aggressive salesperson needed to sell Pioneer seed and a complimentary lineup of fertilizer and crop protection products direct to

farmers in eastern Illinois and western Indiana. Company prefers to hire someone with experience, but will consider new grads

provided you are of top quality and fearless when it comes to sales. You must be high energy and have a good knowledge of seed and

agronomy. A four-year degree in agriculture is highly desired. Company wants someone from the region with a successful track

record and experience. Company is very profit driven and pays commissions that could double your base. Good benefits, vehicle,

stability, and an excellent product line await you with this job. $45-65,000. Contact and bobbie@agrisearch.


Seed Sales Trainee – District Sales Associate – Midwest – Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, 7418

Sales trainee positions are available now at locations across the eastern corn belt. Candidates are needed in east central Illinois,

southeastern Indiana, and west central Ohio. This is ideal for candidates who have just graduated college or have less than two years

experience. The job offers you the opportunity to train and learn under an experienced District Sales Manager and may lead to future

advancement managing your own territory. Responsibilities are basically the same as a DSM, except in a smaller region. Two- or

four-year degree college graduates with seed or agronomy sales internships are encouraged to apply. You must be able to relocate and

have a clean driving record. Company will pay you a salary and benefits, furnish you a vehicle, and provide you paid training on the

job. This is a great opportunity to join one of the leading seed companies! $35,000. Contact and

Soil Services – Sales and Sampling – Central Illinois, 3453

Aggressive sales person needed to sell professional agronomic services and pull soil samples in central Illinois. This is a position

designed for someone with a strong agronomic background who enjoys a wide variety of tasks and working both inside and outside.

You will be working a territory selling soil sampling services to retail fertilizer dealers and farmers. Then, you will ride an ATV

equipped with special mapping software to pull samples, and you will work in the laboratory preparing the samples. You may also

explain the results to the customer. To be a candidate for this job, you must have a good agronomic background either from school or

practical use. A CCA is desired. You will need to have a good personality and be able to communicate orally and written. A good

driving record is required. Company will pay a portion of your benefits, retirement, and will offer you the opportunity to exceed your

base pay with incentives and bonus. $30-32,000 plus benefits and incentives. Contact and bobbie@agrisearch.


Technical Service Manager – Northeast Indiana, 1138

Manufacturer of specialty equipment used in the production of seed and food processing is searching for a quality person to work as a

Technical Service Manager. This job will be based in northeastern Indiana with considerable travel in the US and internationally.

This job will oversee site installation, set up, operator training, routine service, troubleshooting, repair, and warranty work completed

on the job site or company shop. The company prefers a candidate with a farm background who has hands-on knowledge of seed

processes, grain flows, etc. A two- or four-year degree in agriculture or engineering is highly desired. You must have excellent

working knowledge of electronic controllers and hydraulics. This job may assist with the development of new machines. You will

need to be able to speak and listen well and have excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills. The company will train you

and will provide all of the tools for you to accomplish your work. You will need a valid driver's license and have a valid passport or be

able to get one. The company pays your salary and covers all travel expenses and benefits. $45-50,000. Contact Jim@agrisearch.

com and

Yield Trial Manager – South Central Nebraska, 7422

Major seed company with research stations throughout the Midwest has an opening for an experienced individual to manage and

oversee testing of corn inbreds. This job requires an individual with an MS or BS in agronomy or related fields and has a minimum of

five years industry experience. You will be leading a field program to develop corn hybrids. You will lead personnel to ensure

all lands and equipment are ready to plant and harvest research plots. This job requires superior organizational skills, and you must be

able to prioritize and utilize your staff for the maximum benefit. You may also be operating plot equipment and perform mechanical

repairs as necessary. Farm background with practical on-the-farm experience is highly desired. Competitive salary and benefits

with opportunities to advance will be offered to you. Contact Bobbie Montgomery


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