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The Forage Lab is a full service feed and forage laboratory providing analytical services to agricultural customers nationally and internationally. Our associated laboratories, Agro One and Equi-Analytical laboratories also operate out of the Ithaca location with customers expanding across the U.S. All 3 laboratories use one team for handling customer service and support.

The Customer Support Representative is a full time, hourly, benefit eligible position. The ideal candidate will have:

  • One year of previous customer service/administrative experience
  • Excellent verbal, telephone, data entry and general computer skills
  • The ability to learn customized software programs
  • The ability to multitask and take initiative
  • A positive attitude and be a proven team player
  • Farm or agribusiness background or general agriculture knowledge a plus

Minimum Requirements:
A high school diploma or equivalent

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Dairy One is an equal opportunity employer.

Dairy One Cooperative, Inc. is seeking a full time Forage Laboratory Technician to work out of the Ithaca, New York office. Dairy One employs about 250 people across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region. Approximately 80 employees are based in Ithaca.

Dairy One is dedicated to serving the agricultural community throughout the region.  We work to provide information which farm customers use to make better, smarter decisions.

The Forage Laboratory Technician position is a full time, hourly, benefit eligible position.

 Overall Responsibilities

  • Receive and process samples
  • Analyze feed & forage samples to determine nutrient composition
  • Clean and maintain laboratory equipment consistent with all standard operating procedures
  • Preparation of laboratory reagents
  • Complete records and file paperwork according to internal protocols
  • Assist other lab personnel when needed
  • Observe all company-wide safety protocols

 Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 1 year experience working in a production environment
  • Organized, detail oriented with a strong desire to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Instrumental analysis experience helpful
  • Basic computer skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to:

Stephanie Mulinos
Human Resources and Payroll Administrator
730 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Or apply here

No phone calls please.

 

Dairy One is an equal opportunity employer.

Sales and Technical Support Specialist-Forage/Soils Lab

Summary

Dairy One Cooperative, Inc. is seeking a full time Sales and Technical Support specialist to work out of the Ithaca, New York office. Dairy One employs approximately 250 people across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region with 80+ employees based in Ithaca.

Dairy One is an established company dedicated to serving the agricultural community.  Our analytical services are nationally and internationally recognized for their ability to provide fast, accurate and meaningful results that make a difference to customers worldwide. We believe in farming and our employees work to provide information for farm customers so they can make better, smarter decisions.

Our organization is diverse in products and services. The successful candidate will be required to achieve a high level of understanding of how they all relate and how they provide value to our customers. The successful candidate must also have an interest in farming, sales and agribusiness, and be able to communicate effectively and positively with the agribusiness community.  This is a career position with unlimited potential.

Reports to:  Forage Lab Manager

Responsibilities:

Sales and Marketing (70%)

  • Maintain and grow relationships with current analytical laboratory customers as well as increase sales to new customers through regular contact and communication.
  • Travel for on-site customer and prospect visits, trade shows and conferences.
  • Effectively use presentations and public speaking engagements as an opportunity to promote the Dairy One Forage & Soil Labs and other analytical services.
  • Work with Dairy One Marketing staff on the development of monthly newsletters, articles and Social Media and blog postings.
  • Assist with updating existing materials and creating materials for new analytical services as needed.
  • Seek out and develop joint marketing opportunities with other organizations to co-promote services.
  • Maintain prospect records as well as a regular system for follow up and for meeting sales goals.

Communication and Customer Service (15%)

  • Work with the Forage/Soils Lab customer support staff and DHIA Field staff to follow up on leads, solve problems, enhance and develop services.
  • Seek opportunities for customer feedback. Answer questions and provide technical expertise to customers and staff as needed.
  • Interact with other departments to find opportunities for business expansion and service enhancement.

Research and Development (15%)

  • Assist management, programmers and customer service staff with the design and implementation of new products and services as needed.
  • Develop and manage research projects designed to improve the understanding of current concepts or demonstrate utility of services.
  • Stay informed and up to date on industry trends and opportunities.

Requirements:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent in Animal Science, Plant Science, Agronomy or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in outside ag sales, extension, consulting, marketing, university research, nutrient management planning, or some combination.
  • Strong communication skills required.  This includes written and verbal, presentation, interpersonal, and modern social media skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including WORD, EXCEL and PowerPoint. Some statistical background helpful.
  • Ability to manage several projects, deadlines and travel schedule simultaneously.
  • Ability to travel an average of 2-4 days/week

How to Apply:

The Sales and Technical Support Specialist position is a full time, salary position with full benefits.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Please respond by sending a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:

Stephanie Mulinos
Human Resources and Payroll Administrator
Dairy One Cooperative, Inc.
730 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Careers@DairyOne.com

Dairy One is an equal opportunity employer.

Soils Lab Technician

Dairy One Cooperative, Inc. is seeking a full time Soils Laboratory Technician to work out of the Ithaca, New York office. Dairy One employs about 250 people across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region. Approximately 80 employees are based in Ithaca.

Dairy One is dedicated to serving the agricultural community throughout the region.  We work to provide information which farm customers use to make better, smarter decisions.

The Soils Laboratory Technician position is a full time, hourly, benefit eligible position.

 Overall Responsibilities:

  • Receive and process samples
  • Analyze Soil extracts using modern ICP, Colorimeter
  • Clean and maintain laboratory equipment consistent with all standard operating procedures
  • Preparation of laboratory reagents
  • Complete records and file paperwork according to internal protocols
  • Assist other lab personnel when needed
  • Observe all company-wide safety protocols

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates degree in chemistry, soil science or related field
  • 1 year of laboratory experience
  • Instrumental analysis experience desired
  • Organized, detail oriented with a strong desire to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • The ability to work independently but as part of an overall team

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to:

Stephanie Mulinos
Human Resources & Payroll Administrator
730 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Or apply through our website, APPLY HERE

Dairy One is an equal opportunity employer.

Dairy One provides DHIA records services to about 4500 dairy farm members throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region. Dairy One is unique in our ability to provide flexible options to meet your dairy business needs. Through data collection, analysis and consulting services to farms throughout the Northeast.

Farm Service Technicians’ primary responsibility is to meet Dairy One customer needs with fast, accurate, useful information and to actively represent the Cooperative in the agricultural community through the sales and service of management information to member, non-member and agri-business accounts. Primary responsibilities include collecting herd management data, weigh and sample milk during milking times, entering data into a computer, assisting customers with interpretation and application of data collected, and actively seeking opportunities to increase customer use of Dairy One testing and analytical services.

Qualifications include ability to work without direct supervision, must enjoy working with cows within the dairy environment, be timely working a varying schedule- including early mornings and late nights. A valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle are required.  Individual must be a highly motivated self-starter, have positive personality and enjoy working with people. Must have a working knowledge of the dairy industry. Competitive salary and benefits, mileage reimbursement, training, support and equipment provided.

Positions are flexible and may be full and part-time, regional opportunities vary.

Apply online here