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

Relationship Manager

Location: Swift Current, SK


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 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

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

Appy now

Relationship Manager

Location: Prince Albert, SK


Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 12/05/2021
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 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

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

Shipper

Job No: BIL202153 Location: St.Brieux, SK


We're looking for a motivated and organized Shipper to join our team in St.Brieux. The purpose of this role is to gather and ship Bourgault equipment and provide assistance to customers.

What does Bourgault offer?

  • Competitive wages 
  • Performance based pay increases
  • Health & Dental benefits and a health spending account
  • Relocation/Rental Subsidy to assist with the expenses associated with moving to, or within commuting distance of, the community.
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Company-wide profit sharing, and more!

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and ship equipment
  • Inspect completed units to ensure all equipment leaving the shipping centre is complete and built to meet Bourgault Industries’ quality standards
  • Provide efficient, timely and helpful customer service
  • Keep shipping centre and trucks clean and organized
  • Perform general labour and assistance to senior shippers as required

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1A License an asset
  • Must be available for overtime and some weekends
  • Knowledge of Bourgault equipment and processes
  • Able to operate forklift and tractor
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Willing to work extended hours when needed

Apply now

Oven Operator - Free Form Plastics

Job No: BIL202126 Location: St. Brieux, SK


Free Form Plastics, a division of Bourgault Industries, is looking for an Oven Operator to join our team in St. Brieux! The successful candidate must be self-motivated, hard-working and a team player! This individual will be responsible for efficiently producing quality parts by operating plastic molding equipment, trimming plastic parts, fabricating components and assembling product.

What does Free Form Plastics offer?

  • Competitive wages 
  • Performance based pay increases
  • Health & Dental benefits and a health spending account
  • Relocation/Rental Subsidy to assist with the expenses associated with moving to, or within commuting distance of, the community.
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Company-wide profit sharing, and more!

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manufacture molded parts as per the work order and drawings.
  • Complete quality inspections to ensure parts meet specifications
  • Troubleshoot defects and take corrective action
  • Perform tooling set up and tear down as needed

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Experience with blueprint reading
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to perform repetitive work
  • Willing to do shift work

Experience is an asset but NOT required! Training will be provided.

Apply now

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