Careers in Ag 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.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Agricultural Equipment Operator

Start: January 2022 | Length: 16 weeks | Location: Brantford


With the dire need for agricultural workers in Ontario, there is a high demand for skilled equipment operators to support this industry. Completion of the Agricultural Equipment Operation program will position you to successfully enter a wide variety of agricultural operations.

This program includes significant hands-on experience in safely performing basic machine maintenance and operation of various pieces of agricultural equipment. This practical experience is complemented with the related theory in addition to math, communications, safety, and welding courses. By the end of the program, you will be well-prepared for success as you enter employment in agriculture as an equipment operator.

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Current Opportunities in Ag Manufacturing

Senior Special Credit Account Manager

Location: Regina or Saskatoon or Abbotsford or Winnipeg or Edmonton or Calgary


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 12/03/2021
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English 

Extensive credit recovery experience needed
Manage distressed or delinquent accounts of large, complex operations in primary agriculture production, agribusiness or agri-food. 

What you’ll do:

  • Analyze financial statements and determine realistic, attainable workout options
  • Negotiate repayment agreements and loan amendments
  • Manage recovery activities on complex and high-risk accounts
  • Collaborate with customers, lawyers, creditors and other stakeholders as required throughout the recovery process
  • Mentor a team of credit professionals on collections and recovery 

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong coach and mentor
  • Proven communicator and relationship-builder
  • Organized multi-tasker and analytical thinker 

What you’ll need:

  • An undergraduate degree in finance or business and at least seven years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • In-depth understanding of commercial lending and recovery practices, credit legislation, bankruptcy and receivership

Apply now

Senior Special Credit Account Manager

Job number: R-1003003 Locations: Regina, SK, Abbotsford, BC, Winnipeg, MB, Edmonton, AB, Saskatoon, SK


Job number: R-1003003
Locations: Regina, Saskatchewan; Abbotsford, British Columbia; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Edmonton, Alberta; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Closing date: December 3, 2021
Language(s) required: English
Worker Type: Permanent 

Extensive credit recovery experience needed
Manage distressed or delinquent accounts of large, complex operations in primary agriculture production, agribusiness or agri-food. 

What you’ll do:

  • Analyze financial statements and determine realistic, attainable workout options
  • Negotiate repayment agreements and loan amendments
  • Manage recovery activities on complex and high-risk accounts
  • Collaborate with customers, lawyers, creditors and other stakeholders as required throughout the recovery process
  • Mentor a team of credit professionals on collections and recovery 

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong coach and mentor
  • Proven communicator and relationship-builder
  • Organized multi-tasker and analytical thinker 

What you’ll need:

  • An undergraduate degree in finance or business and at least seven years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • In-depth understanding of commercial lending and recovery practices, credit legislation, bankruptcy and receivership

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Relationship Manager

Job Number: R-1003010 Locations: Grande Prairie, AB, Dawson Creek, BC, La Crete, AB, Falher, AB


Job Number: R-1003010
Locations: Grande Prairie, Alberta; Dawson Creek, British Columbia; La Crete, Alberta; Falher, Alberta
Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 12/03/2021
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 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:

  • A 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
  • A drive to help others achieve their goals
  • A love for agriculture

Apply now

Relationship Manager

Job number: R-1002978 Location: Medicine Hat, AB


Job number: R-1002978
Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta
Closing date: November 30, 2021
Language(s) required: English
Worker Type: Permanent 

Passion for agriculture required:
Manage relationships with local producers and be responsible for a developing loan portfolio. You’ll 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:

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

Apply now

Relationship Management Associate

Location: Camrose, AB


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 11/30/2021
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

Relationship Management Process Specialist (Bilingual)

Location: Various Offices, Canada


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 12/01/2021
Worker Type: Term (Fixed Term)
Language(s) Required: English, French
Term Duration (in months): 25 

Experience with FCC relationship management process rewarded
Develop and evolve the Relationship Management Process based on corporate goals and perspective, partner and build relationships with Operations staff to consult expectations. 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:

  • Work with internal partners and customers to support and evolve the sales process within FCC
  • Travel to visit operations partners to support and coach on the Relationship Management Process
  • Look for ways to evolve and improve processes and tools based on internal and external data
  • Design and deliver training materials to all new and existing employees for a consistent experience 

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:

  • Undergraduate degree in agriculture, business or commerce and at least four years of related ag finance or sales experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • A drive to help others achieve their goals

Apply now

Manager, Business Development

Job Number: R-1002959 Location: Calgary or Red Deer, AB


Job Number: R-1002959
Location: Calgary or Red Deer, Alberta
Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 11/29/2021
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English

Lead a motivated sales team:
Put your coaching and leadership skills to work as you guide a team of high-performing lenders within a disciplined sales process. You’ll foster relationships with primary production operators, and use your in-depth understanding of agriculture financing to review business proposals and implement marketing strategies. 

What you’ll do:

  • Drive our relationship management process through development and execution of sales and marketing strategiesLead the sales team in your district
  • Work with other district leaders to provide strategic support and direction
  • Ensure FCC has the staffing and resources to execute our business strategy in your district
  • Play a lead role in employee recruitment, development and performance management

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong coach and mentor
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in a fast-paced environment
  • Background in agriculture and finance

What you’ll need:

  • A degree in agriculture, business or commerce and at least six years of sales and leadership experience (or equivalent)
  • A drive to help others succeed in a competitive market
  • Outstanding change management and problem-solving skills
  • A love for agriculture

Apply now

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