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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

Relationship Management Associate

Job Requisition ID: R-1004431 Location: Assiniboia, SK


Job Requisition ID: R-1004431
Location: Assiniboia, Saskatchewan
Time Type: Full time
Closing Date: 12/09/2022
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English 

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
  • ndependent 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

Job Requisition ID: R-1004432 Location: Assiniboia, SK


Job Requisition ID: R-1004432
Location: Assiniboia, Saskatchewan
Time Type: Full time
Closing Date: 12/09/2022
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 Manager

Job requisition ID: R-1004433 Location: Listowel, ON; Stratford, ON; Owen Sound, ON; Clinton, ON; Walkerton, ON


Job requisition ID: R-1004433
Location: Listowel, Ontario; Stratford, Ontario; Owen Sound, Ontario; Clinton, Ontario; Walkerton, Ontario
Time Type: Full time
Closing Date: 12/18/2022
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
  • Love for agriculture

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Manager, Marketing Programs (Area Operations)

Job number: R-1004331 Location: Regina, SK ; Various FCC offices may be considered


Job number: R-1004331
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan ; Various FCC offices may be considered
Closing date: December 16, 2022
Language(s) required: English, French
Worker Type: Permanent 

Strategic marketing leader wanted
Lead a team of marketing professionals to support Area Operations in achieving their goals. Working primarily on the agriculture production side of the business, you’ll use your marketing expertise to nurture industry relationships and support Canadian agriculture.

This position is designated bilingual (English and French), and the successful candidate must be able to communicate in both of Canada’s official languages. However, in the event that a qualified bilingual candidate is not found, a qualified unilingual candidate will be considered and supported in their second official language training. Both bilingual and unilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

What you will do:

  • Lead the team responsible for customer-facing industry events, national trade shows and external sponsorships
  • Manage regional industry relations and associations strategies 
  • Support the development of data-driven behaviours for sales and marketing initiative
  • Develop and deliver marketing strategies and plans 
  • Build relationships with internal and external partners
  • Coach and mentor your team as you innovate together 

What we are looking for:

  • Confident communicator with strong strategic and analytical skills
  • Ability to connect and build business relationships
  • Innovative self-starter who embraces change and enjoys helping others reach their goals
  • Organizational pro who can manage multiple priorities and is motivated to deliver a positive customer experience
  • An experienced coach and mentor 

What you will need:

  • A bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business or commerce (preferably with a major in Marketing) and at least three years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) 
  • Experience related to marketing strategy, using research and data analytics to determine the appropriate course of action
  • Expertise in innovation, strategy development and implementation, supported by project management fundamentals is an asset
  • An intermediate level of English and French communication skill

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Manager, Marketing Programs (Corporate & Commercial)

Job requisition ID: R-1004332 Location: Regina, SK; Various FCC offices may be considered


Job requisition ID: R-1004332
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan; Various FCC offices may be considered
Closing Date: December 16, 2022
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English, French 

Strategic marketing leader wanted
Lead a team of marketing professionals to support the Corporate & Commercial division in achieving their operational goals. Working primarily on the agribusiness and food side of the portfolio, you’ll use your expertise to nurture relationships and support the Canadian agribusiness and food industry. Lead and coach a team of experienced marketing and analytics professionals to nurture industry relationships and create connections to accelerate portfolio growth. You’ll use your marketing expertise to build brand awareness and raise FCC’s profile in the Canadian agriculture and food industry.

This position is designated bilingual (English and French), and the successful candidate must be able to communicate in both of Canada’s official languages. However, in the event that a qualified bilingual candidate is not found, a qualified unilingual candidate will be considered and supported in their second official language training. Both bilingual and unilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

What you will do:  

  • Lead the team responsible for customer-facing industry events, national trade shows and external sponsorships 
  • Manage regional industry relations and associations strategies  
  • Support the development of data-driven behaviours for sales and marketing initiative
  • Develop and deliver marketing strategies and plans  
  • Build relationships with internal and external partners  
  • Coach and mentor your team as you innovate together  

What we are looking for:    

  • Confident communicator with strong strategic and analytical skills   
  • Ability to connect and build business relationships   
  • Innovative self-starter who embraces change and enjoys helping others reach their goals  
  • Organizational pro who can manage multiple priorities and is motivated to deliver a positive customer experience  
  • An experienced coach and mentor  

What you will need: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business or commerce (preferably with a major in Marketing) and at least three years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) 
  • Experience related to marketing strategy, using research and data analytics to determine the appropriate course of action
  • Expertise in innovation, strategy development and implementation, supported by project management fundamentals is an asset
  • An intermediate level of English and French communication skills

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Strategist

Job requisition ID: R-1004405 Location: Regina, SK


Job requisition ID: R-1004405
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Time type: Full time
Closing Date: December 2, 2022
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English 

Strong governance skills needed:
You’ll work with stakeholders to define direction and outcomes, acting as an informal leader to manage committees, develop briefing materials for senior executives and communicate ESG performance. 

What you’ll do

  • Lead collaborative efforts to generate enterprise-wide strategies
  • Research and employ innovative design practices 
  • Establish outcome metrics for short, medium and long terms
  • Partner with colleagues to clarify organizational strategies and align to outcomes
  • Create and maintain cross-functional networks
  • Assess research and analyze business requests
  • Use customer and industry insights to inform priorities and outcomes
  • Liaise with senior leadership
  • Compile intelligence for committees or Board members  

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong communicator who confidently manages multiple priorities
  • Expert strategist with sound business judgment
  • Relationship-builder and proven team player
  • Collaborator comfortable working with executive management and Board members
  • Strategic thinker able to connect evidence to opportunities 
  • Curious and creative problem-solver 

What you’ll need:

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or commerce and at least six years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience); related certification is an asset
  • In-depth understanding of strategy development best practices
  • Expertise in strategic development to meet business needs
  • Knowledge of agriculture or financial services industries

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Relationship Manager

Job requisition ID: R-1004412 Location: Winnipeg, MB; Steinbach, MB


Job requisition ID: R-1004412
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba; Steinbach, Manitoba
Time type: Full time
Closing Date: December 7, 2022
Worker Type: Term (Fixed Term)
Language(s) Required: English
Term Duration (in months): 14 

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

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