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About Careers in Agricultural Manufacturing

There are a variety of exciting careers to pursue in agriculture manufacturing – allowing people who love agriculture and its way of life to combine their career passions with a passion for agriculture. Often, these job opportunities are in rural locations. Agricultural manufacturing jobs involve the creation of new products either from raw materials or by assembling different components through physical, chemical or mechanical means. Some agricultural manufacturing is highly automated, but there are still many positions available in different fields. Those who begin a career in agricultural manufacturing can also experience growth. Some individuals begin on a production floor, move to quality assurance or control and earn promotions to management or logistics. Engineers and project managers also excel in this field. The type of jobs available depend on the size of the company and the goods being produced, a varied skill set or list of responsibilities depends on the individual position.

If you are looking for a better understanding of the types of innovative and dynamic companies that are part of the agriculture manufacturing industry to determine an exciting career path for your future, check out the company profiles below.

Profiles: Careers in Ag

 

Ashley Dutchak

Ashley Dutchak
Welder – Cancade CBI Ltd.
Women in trades – Ag manufacturing embraces diversity in the workplace

Chris Morson

Chris Morson
Regional Sales Manager – Raven Industries
From Psychology to Agriculture

Gene Fraser

Gene Fraser
Sales and Marketing Specialist
Supporting people and having FUN every day

Tara Krajewski

Tara Krajewski
Brand Manager – Salford Group
Small town, big opportunities

Jordan Graber

Jordan Graber
Sales Representative – Bauman Manufacturing
Pandemic pivot leads to a new career in ag manufacturing

   

 

Current Opportunities in Ag Manufacturing

Senior Developer (Site Reliability Engineer)

Location: Regina, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/06/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English 

Site reliability expert needed
Join the team responsible for platform engineering FCC’s AWS DevOps environment. You’ll be part of a fast-paced, forward-thinking group that continuously strives to evolve and iterate.

As an experienced Site Reliability Engineer, you’ll lead FCC’s efforts to continue to mature in this space, implementing and maintaining self-healing systems that detect and correct problems before significantly impacting customers.

You’ll make recommendations on technologies, tools and techniques to ensure the efficiency, performance and reliability of FCC’s IT systems. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Analyze and develop new code including automation, integration and unit tests 
  • Implement code fixes and support user testing  Participate in and/or lead design sessions 
  • Actively contribute to code reviews providing constructive feedback to team members 
  • Ensure technical solutions and system integrations are developed and maintained in the most efficient and effective manner  

What we’re looking for: 

  • Proficient in a chosen technology stack 
  • Communicates moderate to complex technical concepts to technical and non-technical personnel 
  • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely 
  • Ability to design and implement functional, easy to use frameworks  
  • Innovative problem-solver and critical thinker with a customer focus A
  • dvocate of smart, clean and maintainable code 
  • Passion for technology and software development  

What you’ll need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering and at least six years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) 

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Relationship Manager

Location: Kindersley, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/14/2023 
Worker Type: Term (Fixed Term) 
Language(s) Required: English 
Term Duration (in months): 25 

Passion for agriculture required:
Manage relationships with local producers and be responsible for a developing loan portfolio. You’ll work with more experienced lenders to tailor financing packages to meet your customers’ needs, including both lending and non-lending products, and help them build success. 

What you’ll do:

  • Work with customers to build financing packages that meet their business needs
  • Build relationships with FCC customers and internal partners
  • Look for opportunities to build your loan portfolio
  • Travel to visit customers on their farm or in the office
  • Analyze customer financial information
  • Create, process and approve new credit facilities 

What we’re looking for:

  • Confident communicator with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to connect and build business relationships
  • Sales and negotiation skills combined with sound judgment
  • Self-starter who embraces change
  • Organizational pro who can manage multiple priorities 

What you’ll need:

  • Degree in agriculture, business or commerce and at least one year of related ag finance or sales experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience); a professional agrologist designation is an asset
  • Drive to help others achieve their goals
  • A love for agriculture

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Relationship Manager

Location: Kelowna, BC


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/24/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English 

Passion for agriculture required:
Manage relationships with local producers and be responsible for a developing loan portfolio. You’ll work with more experienced lenders to tailor financing packages to meet your customers’ needs, including both lending and non-lending products, and help them build success. 

What you’ll do:

  • Work with customers to build financing packages that meet their business needs
  • Build relationships with FCC customers and internal partners
  • Look for opportunities to build your loan portfolio
  • Travel to visit customers on their farm or in the office
  • Analyze customer financial information
  • Create, process and approve new credit facilities 

What we’re looking for:

  • Confident communicator with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to connect and build business relationships
  • Sales and negotiation skills combined with sound judgment
  • Self-starter who embraces change
  • Organizational pro who can manage multiple priorities 

What you’ll need:

  • Degree in agriculture, business or commerce and at least one year of related ag finance or sales experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience); a professional agrologist designation is an asset
  • Drive to help others achieve their goals
  • A love for agriculture

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Relationship Management Associate

Location: Swift Current, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/03/2023 
Worker Type: Term (Fixed Term) 
Language(s) Required: English 
Term Duration (in months): 19 

Lending admin knowledge and an agriculture background needed:
Use your passion for providing extraordinary customer service to support a sales team offering financing to local producers. You’ll work with the team to build relationships with customers, help create sales opportunities, prepare loan documents and prospect for business growth. 

What you’ll do:

  • Proactively build and maintain relationships with customers
  • Partner with Relationship Managers identifying and communicating with high potential customers and prospects 
  • Answer customer inquiries in a thorough and professional manner, creating sales opportunities 
  • Assist in the loan approval process
  • Review loan files and ensure accurate completion of documentation
  • Enter customer and financial details into the lending system with a high degree of accuracy 

What we’re looking for:

  • Organized and detailed multi-tasker with strong technical expertise 
  • Confident communicator comfortable dealing with solicitors and financial institutions
  • Passion for building customer relationships and working in partnership with a team
  • Independent thinker able to make decisions and resolve issues
  • Analytical skills to notice and resolve errors, problems or numerical data inconsistencies 

What you’ll need:

  • A diploma in business and at least two years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Specialized knowledge of lending procedures and approaches
  • A love for agriculture

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Relationship Manager

Location: Assiniboia, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/06/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English 

Passion for agriculture required:
Manage relationships with local producers and be responsible for a developing loan portfolio. You’ll work with more experienced lenders to tailor financing packages to meet your customers’ needs, including both lending and non-lending products, and help them build success. 

What you’ll do:

  • Work with customers to build financing packages that meet their business needs
  • Build relationships with FCC customers and internal partners
  • Look for opportunities to build your loan portfolio
  • Travel to visit customers on their farm or in the office
  • Analyze customer financial information
  • Create, process and approve new credit facilities 

What we’re looking for:

  • Confident communicator with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to connect and build business relationships
  • Sales and negotiation skills combined with sound judgment
  • Self-starter who embraces change
  • Organizational pro who can manage multiple priorities 

What you’ll need:

  • Degree in agriculture, business or commerce and at least one year of related ag finance or sales experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience); a professional agrologist designation is an asset
  • Drive to help others achieve their goals
  • A love for agriculture

APPLY NOW

Senior Developer (Linux/Java Administrator)

Location: Regina, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/06/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English 

Linux and Java expert needed
Join the team responsible for platform engineering FCC’s AWS DevOps environment. You’ll be part of a fast-paced, forward-thinking group that continuously strives to evolve and iterate.

Using your expertise in Linux (mainly RedHat-derived distributions), Linux administration and Java, you’ll configure systems and system templates and educate others on best practices.

You’ll administer the OS and native software (Apache, NFS, Docker, System, SELinux and more), install and administer third-party software for DevOps-related tasks (Nexus, Ansible Tower and more), and troubleshoot Java-based applications.

Knowledge of AWS is a plus. The desire to automate is a must. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Analyze and develop new code including automation, integration and unit tests 
  • Implement code fixes and support user testing  
  • Participate in and/or lead design sessions 
  • Actively contribute to code reviews providing constructive feedback to team members 
  • Ensure technical solutions and system integrations are developed and maintained in the most efficient and effective manner  

What we’re looking for: 

  • Proficient in a chosen technology stack 
  • Communicates moderate to complex technical concepts to technical and non-technical personnel 
  • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely 
  • Ability to design and implement functional, easy to use frameworks  I
  • nnovative problem-solver and critical thinker with a customer focus 
  • Advocate of smart, clean and maintainable code 
  • Passion for technology and software development  

What you’ll need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering and at least six years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) 

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Summer Student (Manitoba)

Location: MB


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/06/2023 
Worker Type: Student (Fixed Term) 
Language(s) Required: English 
Term Duration (in months):

Passion for agriculture required
Learn to manage relationships with local producers and agribusinesses. Working under the mentorship of experienced Relationship Managers, you’ll help tailor financing packages to meet customers’ needs. The work term is May to August 2023. 

What you’ll do:

  • Work with customers to build financing packages that meet their business needs
  • Build relationships with FCC customers and internal partners
  • Look for opportunities to build a loan portfolio
  • Analyze customer financial information 

What we’re looking for:

  • A drive to learn and succeed
  • Strong communication skills
  • A team-focused approach
  • A multi-tasker who can make informed decisions and solve problems 

What you’ll need:

  • Enrolment in a program for a degree in agriculture, business or commerce
  • At least one year of sales or marketing experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • An understanding of modern Canadian agriculture

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Manager, Risk Governance

Location: Regina, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/07/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English 

Lead the team responsible for creating transparency for the Board through report and policy development, crisis response and business continuity programs. You’ll deliver insights and communicate regularly with senior leaders. 

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a team of specialists as they execute FCC’s stress testing program and enterprise risk management framework
  • Provide expert input on best practices in enterprise risk management and creating a risk- intelligent culture
  • Deliver quarterly insight and transparency on FCC’s overall risk profile
  • Determine team priorities, communicate deadlines and resolve issues 

What we’re looking for:

  • Experienced leader who brings out the best in team members and provides a clear line of sight to business goals
  • Strong communicator who can build relationships across the corporation
  • Multi-tasker who can ensure projects move forward under predetermined timelines 

What you’ll need:

  • Undergraduate degree in business, economics or agriculture, an accounting designation or financial risk certification, and at least seven years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

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Ag Lending Analyst (Bilingual)

Location: Moncton, NB


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/14/2023 
Worker Type: Term (Fixed Term) 
Language(s) Required: English, French 
Term Duration (in months): 24 

Exceptional customer service skills needed:
Provide financial services and advice in our high-volume Customer Service Centre, responding to inquiries by phone or email in a clear, courteous and professional manner. This position is designated bilingual (English and French), and the successful candidate must be able to communicate in both of Canada’s official languages. 

What you’ll do:

  • Process loan applications, adjudicate credit and make lending decisions
  • Help callers understand which FCC financing options best suit their needs
  • Thoroughly resolve any issues from customers or FCC business partners 

What we’re looking for:

  • A strong team player with the ability to deliver exceptional customer service and maintain a high level of professionalism when speaking with customers
  • A multi-tasker who is organized and detail-oriented
  • Readiness to take on increased responsibility over time
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and produce consistent results 

What you’ll need:

  • A diploma or degree in business administration, agriculture or economics and at least two years of experience at a financial institution (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • A love for agriculture

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Product Analyst

Location: Regina, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/01/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English 

Incident analysis and response expertise needed
Join an Agile development team accountable for delivering solutions that enable organizational change. You’ll work with business partners on new feature requests and product improvements for more complex business and technical domains. 

What you'll do:

  • Document and execute user story acceptance tests
  • Provide user story and solution support to team members
  • Support investigation, analysis, and response to incidents
  • Understand business needs, constraints and problems to identify solution options
  • Ensure high quality of development and solution before product increment release 

What we're looking for:

  • Ability to understand different viewpoints of stakeholders
  • Facilitate problem and solution negotiation between multiple business and IT stakeholders 
  • Relationship-builder and collaborator able to understand the needs of FCC’s employees
  • Team player who embraces change and strives to improve and innovate processes
  • Detail-oriented problem-solver with a passion for building great products 

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, marketing or commerce and at least three to five years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

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Senior Operations Learning Specialist (Bilingual)

Location: Regina, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/01/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English, French 

Provide learning solutions required to elevate the performance and capabilities of employees. This position is designated bilingual (English and French), and the successful candidate must be able to communicate in both of Canada’s official languages. 

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure expectations are clear to participating employees
  • Deliver required learning in a timely manner
  • Create and deliver orientation and onboarding for new leaders
  • Work with individuals or small groups as performance coach, providing feedback
  • Provide ongoing needs assessments
  • Recommend improvements to the learning program 

What we’re looking for:

  • Proven leader passionate about the success of others
  • Team player who values knowledge-sharing
  • Coach and mentor able to adapt plans to individual employee skill levels
  • Strong communicator comfortable delivering content virtually or in person
  • Analytical thinker who can make recommendations based on aptitude and fit 

What you’ll need:

  • Advanced understanding of instructional design methods and experience in designing, developing and delivering learning content.
  • A bachelor’s degree in business or agriculture and at least five years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Lending experience as a Relationship Manager or Senior Relationship Manager
  • Advanced understanding and knowledge of operations, including RMP and the customer experience
  • Extensive understanding of ag production and corporate and commercial lending, systems, policies and procedures 

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Relationship Management Associate

Location: Lethbridge, AB


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/03/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English 

Lending and administration skills needed:
Support a local sales team offering financing to local producers. You’ll build relationships with customers, help prepare loan documents and perform administrative tasks. 

What you’ll do:

  • Answer customer questions and provide suggestions about financing and services
  • Call customers to promote financing options
  • Resolve customer issues in a thorough and professional manner
  • Process loan documentation and amend current loans
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers 

What we’re looking for:

  • Organized and detailed multi-tasker with in-depth technical expertise
  • Customer-focused with strong teamwork and people skills
  • Able to deal with change, make decisions and solve problems
  • Good with numbers 

What you’ll need:

  • A certificate in administration and at least two years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • An understanding of financial analysis, legal documentation requirements and standard office software
  • A love for agriculture

APPLY NOW

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