Agronomy Coordinator in Alden, IA

Summit Farms LLC
Farm Jobs in IowaAgronomy Jobs

Job Description

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and comply with Manure Management Plan process.
  • Enter data to conduct manure reports.
  • Coordinate and communication with contract manure application crews.
  • Compile, complete, and report necessary documentation for invoicing facility owners, applicators, and recipients of the manure.
  • Complete all activities in accordance with company and animal owners standard operating procedures communicated verbally and/or in writing.
  • Manage activities within approved bio-security routes and limit the transfer of disease between production sites.
  • Discuss with management to establish budget and quality control standards; operate within approved budget and quality control standards.
  • Ensure procedures, training and record keeping is following company standards.
  • Represent the company in a professional way while building and maintaining positive relationships with clients, vendors, suppliers, visitors, neighbors, co-workers, etc.
  • Assist other departments within Summit Agricultural Group, as needed.
  • Ability to operate power tools, farm machinery, hand tools and basic farm equipment to complete tasks.
  • Regular travel with a valid driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record within Iowa utilizing a company vehicle would be required during regular business hours.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Education/Experience:

  • Two-year degree in Agronomy and/or Agricultural related field
  • More than three years of industry experience in the agronomy or Manure management field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite products such as Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Ability to be a self-starter; able to work with little to no direction while having attention to detail
  • Efficient and professional customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing work environments and responsibilities while maintaining organization and task prioritization.

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed indoors and will require some tasks to be performed in outside weather conditions.
  • As times, exposure to loud noises along with dust and fumes particularly in season months.

Physicality Requirements:

  • The employee must be able to continuously repeat necessary movements such as bending, lifting and different hand movements as needed to complete tasks.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel, crouch.
  • Ability to frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50
  • Ability to climb up ladders and over gates.
  • Ability to drive a vehicle for prolonged periods of time

Position Type:

  • This position is full time with the frequent weekend work during in season months with the additional availability during weather and staffing challenges.