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Rich Connell AGRI-SEARCH, Inc. has several job opportunities. A link to the recruiter’s e-mail is at the end of each position listed below.
Grain Elevator Outside Operations Superintendent – Northeast Illinois, 5359
Rail loading grain location needs an experienced leader to take charge of the outside operations at this facility. Must also be capable of coming inside and running the scales and helping out as needed.
Must desire to develop a team atmosphere and be willing to grab a shovel and jump in and get dirty and help do whatever is needed. Solid experience in all aspects of grain operations is a must (loading, unloading, blending, maintenance, etc.).
Good opportunity to join a stable and successful Illinois grain company. Salary based on experience, likely in the $45-55,000 range to start. Qualified grain operations candidates please contact Dave Allen.
Grain Equipment Territory Sales – Indiana / Midwest, 5432
The Regional Sales Manager would be responsible for the sales of automated, industrial scale equipment and other automation services for the grain and bulk materials industries. Knocking on doors and cold calling is very vital to this position to generate new clients and expand customer base in the marketing area. This position also requires developing business and marketing plans, maintaining accurate records, and identifying solutions for customers.
The ideal candidate must have experience with IT systems, automation and / or industrial sales, and have extensive experience in all aspects of customer service to build relationships. He / She must demonstrate the ability to build trust, communicate effectively, solve problems, and demonstrate high integrity. This person must be a self-starter and be motivated to generate revenue for the company. An understanding of grain accounting is a huge plus.
Proven sales experience in the automated solutions field must be at least five years. Overnight travel will be about 40% of the time.
Competitive salary BOE + commission + benefits. Territory is Illinois to the East Coast. This person has the opportunity of living anywhere in this territory - Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, or Michigan. Contact Charlotte Perrow.
Grain Originator / Assistant Location Manager - East Central Illinois, 5314
Multi-location grain elevator in east central Illinois is seeking a highly motivated team player for this important position in their company. The successful candidate will originate corn and soybeans, manage logistics for truck and rail shipments, and assist in the hedging of grain. Must enjoy developing and maintaining relationships with producers and have a strong commitment to customer service as well as safety. Candidates should have an agricultural background, a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in cash grain procurement, and knowledge of grain logistics, software, and hedging. Must have at least a 2 year ag degree; a BS degree (from an ag college) is preferred. $45-57,500. Contact Dave Allen
Grain Outside Operations Superintendent - Illinois, 5114
Multi-location Illinois truck and rail grain company needs a take charge leader to oversee the outside operations of their elevators. Must have been in, understand and like the grain business, be a strong leader, good communicator and enjoy training new/young workers. Will help oversee 18 people loading rail cars, doing building projects, and other day to day jobs. Some mechanical and electrical skills will be a big plus. Excellent leadership and career opportunity for a motivated grain operations professional. $40-50,000+. Illinois. Contact Dave Allen.
Grain Risk Management Specialist - Midwest, 5131
Aggressive and growing grain marketing team is seeking individuals who are looking for an exciting opportunity to succeed. Ideal candidates are currently grain buyers or location managers who have established relationships with growers, earned their respect, but are looking for a career change. Must have a sales mentality, be self-motivated and driven to succeed. Experience in grain marketing, commodity brokerage, and/or crop insurance is a major key to your success. Must be willing to work for very lucrative commissions, with realistic first year income being $40-50,000. Six digit plus income is very attainable within 3-4 years. You do not have to relocate to become a part of this successful team. Burned out at your current job? Contact Dave Allen.
Manufacturing Engineer – Central Iowa, 1167
A leading agriculture equipment manufacturer in Central Iowa is pursuing an experienced Manufacturing Engineer with proven abilities to articulate process improvements. This person will be responsible for developing, prioritizing, and implementing cost savings, quality improvement, safety and ergonomic improvement projects and activities.
An individual in this position must demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas to senior-level leadership. The ideal candidate would possess extensive lean manufacturing skills with specific experience in cellular manufacturing models.
One of the great benefits this position affords is the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a highly-motivated veteran work force that embraces the improvement process.
This location allows for an individual to choose to live in a rural lifestyle or to easily commute to one of Iowa's most popular cities.
Very competitive salary and compensation package. Contact T.J. Stauffer.
Quality Engineer – Central Iowa, 1166
A leading agriculture equipment manufacturer in central Iowa is pursuing an experienced Quality Engineer who enjoys systematic problem solving and hands-on application. This position involves working directly with Quality Assurance, Warranty, and Service personnel to collect and analyze data.
Strong communication skills will be necessary. This position is best suited for individuals who have the confidence needed to interact directly with growers as well as the ability to sell new ideas to design engineers. Experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, and heavy metal welding will be preferred.