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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

Regional Marketing Manager

Location: Guelph, ON

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 04/11/2023 
Worker Type: Permanent 
Language(s) Required: English 

Experience in the Agri-food Industry is an asset
Develop and implement event, sponsorship and program strategies that create relationship building opportunities for sales employees. 

What you’ll do:

  • Foster relationships and strengthen partnerships with leadership and sales employees
  • Provide area management teams with updates on relevant marketing tactics and strategies
  • Coordinate tactics and champion sales, marketing and community investment activities within the division
  • Gather feedback, questions and ideas from sales employees to continually improve and enhance marketing programs
  • Negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to reach mutually beneficial agreements 

What we’re looking for:

  • Proven leader who provides constructive coaching to individuals and teams
  • Trusted advisor who connects individuals and teams across different divisions
  • Innovative thinker able to prioritize, refocus and deliver successful results
  • Relationship builder who is diplomatic, curious and seeks common ground
  • Big-picture thinker able to focus on the needs within sales areas while implementing enterprise-wide strategies 

What you’ll need:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, agriculture or business administration and at least five years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Knowledge of FCC’s Relationship Management Process is an asset


CQM Press Brake Operator – Day Shift

Location: Aylmer, ON

Do you like bending steel to your will?

CQM is a custom metal fabrication company located in Aylmer Ont. We deliver various manufacturing solutions to companies as well as manufacturing our own box blade product line and working to add more proprietary products. We’re a rapidly growing company that’s thriving thanks to our dedicated work force, attention to quality, on time delivery and customer service.

We are seeking an experienced, motivated press brake operator to join our company. This position runs from 7:30am to 4:30pm, Monday – Friday. Overtime is possible.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate various press brake models.
  • Read and interpret blue prints.
  • Pay attention to quality and ensure parts conform to specifications.
  • Work cooperatively with other press brake operators.
  • Ensure productivity standards are maintained while working safely.
  • Have some familiarity with Radan/Radbend (or similar forming software considered an asset.)


  • Minimum 2 + years’ experience running a CNC press brake or related equipment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to quality and workplace safety.
  • Positive attitude and take pride in your work.
  • Engineering background considered an asset.


  • Negotiable and competitive dependent on skill and experience.
  • Performance bonus and profit sharing.
  • Paid vacation.

Please email your resume to

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