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The Agricultural Management Resources (AMR) group, also known as the Farm IT group is responsible for sales and support of herd and crop management software, related technology products and network solutions.

JOB SUMMARY

The Dairy Management Support Specialist is a key member of the AMR team. This position sells, installs, and supports Dairy farm management applications for customers throughout the Northeastern US. Sales is primarily through phone conversations, attending trade shows, and meetings with other industry professionals.

The primary applications supported are Dairy Comp 305 and Pocket Cowcard. Supporting the Integration between Dairy Comp 305 and other data sources such as milking systems, activity monitoring systems, and cattle weighing software are also integral to this position. Support includes teaching customers how to use the software and products to execute their management strategies. Then working with them and their consultants to help them use Dairy Comp 305 to evaluate the farms current performance and identify areas of opportunity.

Dairy Comp 305 is a highly specialized and customizable management tool. Extensive training and mentoring will be provided to ensure success and support long term growth.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

BS in Animal Science or similar field and previous experience working on a dairy farm are required. Previous experience using Dairy Comp 305 or SCR Heat Time software and previous sales experience are preferred.

SUCCESS FACTORS

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills and well-developed organizational and time management skills are essential. A commitment to being a member of a values-driven organization will be essential.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply here!

The Dairy One Forage Lab is an international leader in feed and forage analytical services. We provide customers with a variety of analyses including traditional wet chemistry and Near Infrared Reflectance (NIR) spectroscopy. Our customers include individual producers, agri-service personnel, consultants, veterinarians, universities and zoos. The Dairy One Soils Lab (Agro-One) conduct soil, manure and plant tissue analyses to assist producers and their advisors in making sound economic and environmental decision.

THE JOB

The analytical services provided at Dairy One turn critical data into valuable information for the agricultural community. As a member of the Dairy One leadership team, the Director of Analytical Services will create value for clients and the organization through strategic business development, sound fiscal management, and responsible management of laboratory staff and operations.

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

As the Director of Analytical Services you will be expected to exercise significant authority and judgement in setting the strategic direction for the Forage and Soils Labs. This will include a heavy emphasis on business development and client relationship building. You will be expected to ensure the labs are maintaining the highest industry standards for production, quality and service. You will be expected to lead and develop your staff in alignment with Dairy One mission and values.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

You will be provided with all resources and support necessary to be successful including: a comprehensive orientation to all Dairy One services, company vehicle, cell phone and travel expense account. Through regular coaching sessions, you will be provided with any guidance and support you may need/desire to be successful.

HOW SUCCESS WILL BE MEASURED

Your success will be measured primarily through the financial performance of the Forage and Soils Labs. Success will also be measured by your ability to build relationships inside and outside the organization, as well as trust within the lab teams.

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

The position requires a deep knowledge of feed nutrient composition and analyses used to determine them. An understanding of dairy nutrition and a working knowledge of the feed industry are essential. Business development is a key component of this position, which requires strong industry knowledge with the ability to predict, identify and respond proactively to changes.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science or related field and 7-10 years of experience in the feed industry (preferably dairy) are required. At least 5 of those years should be in a leadership role, such as laboratory management, sales management, marketing and/or business development management.

An MS or PhD and prior experience managing staff are preferred.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter here.

THE JOB

The Senior DHI Milk Lab Technician is a working supervisor position. In addition to performing all duties of a DHI Milk Lab Technician (test milk samples from individual cows for fat and protein content as well as other quality and health metrics) the Senior DHI Milk Lab Technician will have supervisory responsibilities for Lab Technicians assigned to their shift. Supervisor duties include: assigning work stations, directing workflow, managing schedules, approving time cards and time off requests, and conducting performance evaluations. Other duties include managing overall performance and carrying out disciplinary actions based on consultation with the DHI Milk Lab Manager. Value will be created by ensuring all members of the shift are meeting production goals while adhering to established performance standards and safety protocols.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

You can expect to receive thorough training on all Milk Lab procedures. Performance expectations will be clearly communicated. All resources, including support will be provided to meet the expectations.  You can expect a stable and generally predictable schedule with minimal overtime.

HOW WILL SUCCESS BE MEASURED

Your success will be measured by your performance as a DHI Lab Technician – adherence to protocol, quality of work and quantity of work produced. Your success will further be measured by your ability to effectively manage the performance of the technicians on your team and to foster positive working relationships.

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

A high school diploma or GED and at least 2 years of supervisory experience in a laboratory or manufacturing environment. Experience with basic machine maintenance is preferred.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply here.

THE JOB

The Dairy One Soils Lab (Agro-One) offers a variety of soil, manure and plant tissue extraction and analysis methods including Mehlich 3, Morgan and Modified Morgan procedures. Lab results produced are used by customers to make important economic and environmental decisions related primarily to crop management.

Soils Lab Technicians create value for Dairy One customers by ensuring delivery of timely and accurate lab results. All of our lab operations are production environments where adherence to protocols, attention to detail/accuracy and turn-around time are critical. The primary responsibilities of a lab technician are to process samples according to established procedures, operate and maintain equipment according to standard operating procedures (SOPs), and adhere to safety standards. In order to be successful, lab technicians need to be detail oriented, organized and dependable.

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

Soils Lab Technicians are expected to follow established protocols. Once trained, you will be expected to carry out assigned duties with minimal direction. You will be expected to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other lab and organizational staff.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

You will be provided with thorough on-the-job training in laboratory and safety protocols and standards. This is production lab work that has seasonal volume demands – you can expect a schedule with increases in time during the spring and fall, followed by decreases in time. You can also expect regular communication regarding your performance, as well as your career growth with Dairy One.

HOW WILL SUCCESS BE MEASURED

Your success as a Soils Lab Technician will be measured by the volume and quality of work that you produce; your ability to build relationships with your teammates; and the extent to which your behavior reflects Dairy One values

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

In order to be considered for this position, you must have an Associate Degree in Chemistry, Soil Science or related field and at least 1 year of lab experience.

Qualified candidates are invited to APPLY HERE

The Dairy One DHI Milk Laboratory provides monthly milk testing services to more than 4000 farms across the Northeast. A leader in milk testing, the laboratory focuses on ensuring timely, quality results for its clients.

JOB SUMMARY:

Schedule will be 3:00pm-1:30am, Wednesday – Saturday, 40 hrs/week (subject to change as work demands require).

 

 DHI Milk Lab Technicians are responsible for using high-end, automated analyzers to test milk samples from individual cows for fat and protein content as well as other quality and health metrics. Technicians are expected to work efficiently and meet throughput goals. The role requires some computer skills to set-up the analyzer machines and ensure data is transmitted correctly. Technicians must have basic math skills and be able to perform standard operating procedures including daily startup and shutdown processes. The position requires lifting up to 40 pounds and standing for much of the shift.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma or G.E.D and dependable transportation are required. Previous manufacturing experience is preferred.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Ability to follow instructions and adhere to established standard operating procedures.
  • The desire to work as part of a team
  • Dependability
  • The willingness to adhere to and demonstrate Dairy One core values of integrity, professionalism, innovation, commitment and positivity.

Interested candidates may apply here.

THE JOB

As a Dairy Records Service Specialist, you will help your farms make decisions and achieve their goals (production & profit) by providing them with timely, accurate and meaningful data. You will be expected to build relationships with your existing and new farms so that you can provide guidance on maximizing the data we collect and the services we provide.

The work is physically demanding and includes significant travel, a varying schedule including early mornings, nights and weekends, and working in extreme weather conditions. Specific tasks performed include: set up/breakdown and cleaning of equipment, collecting cow data and milk samples; entering data in specialized programs and printing reports; monitoring data accuracy; and communicating with customers, co-workers and others in the organization.

WHAT WE WILL EXPECT FROM YOU

You will be expected to set your own schedule, requiring the ability to: self-motivate and stay organized, work a varying schedule including early mornings, nights and weekends, and to have dependable transportation. You will also be expected to build relationships with farmers – your existing/assigned circuit and new farms; and to uphold Dairy One Values of Integrity, Professionalism, Commitment, Innovation, and Positivity.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

You will be provided with at least 2 weeks of paid training and an assigned mentor that will actively support you for at least 6 months. You will receive regular communication from your Market Manager to ensure you have the tools and information needed.

HOW WILL SUCCESS BE MEASURED

Compensation is based on performance – your success will be directly reflected in your pay and the feedback we get from your farms.

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

Being an effective and successful Dairy Records Service Specialist requires a passion for (and experience in) farming and the physical capability to do the work required. In order to apply you MUST have a High School diploma and at least one year of dairy farm experience.

Qualified candidates, please submit your application here

This is a part time position with limited benefits. Hours vary, but will average 20/week. The position has the potential to become full time.

JOB SUMMARY:

Dairy Records Service Specialist’s 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.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must possess the following qualifications:

  • A valid driver’s license and dependable transportation.
  • A working knowledge of the dairy industry.
  • The ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift up to 50 lbs.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

The following qualities will contribute to success as a Dairy Records Service Specialist:

  • The desire and ability to work independently.
  • The desire and ability to work a varied schedule, including early mornings and late evenings.
  • The ability to interact professionally and positively with customers.
  • A strong desire to create value in all that you do.

Qualified candidates, please apply here

This position will service a circuit of farms in Hampden County, MA. It is a part-time, benefit eligible position. Hours will vary, but will average 30/week.

THE JOB

As a Dairy Records Service Specialist, you will help your farms make decisions and achieve their goals (production & profit) by providing them with timely, accurate and meaningful data. You will be expected to build relationships with your existing and new farms so that you can provide guidance on maximizing the data we collect and the services we provide.

The work is physically demanding and includes significant travel, a varying schedule including early mornings, nights and weekends, and working in extreme weather conditions. Specific tasks performed include: set up/breakdown and cleaning of equipment, collecting cow data and milk samples; entering data in specialized programs and printing reports; monitoring data accuracy; and communicating with customers, co-workers and others in the organization.

WHAT WE WILL EXPECT FROM YOU

You will be expected to set your own schedule, requiring the ability to: self-motivate and stay organized, work a varying schedule including early mornings, nights and weekends, and to have dependable transportation. You will also be expected to build relationships with farmers – your existing/assigned circuit and new farms; and to uphold Dairy One Values of Integrity, Professionalism, Commitment, Innovation, and Positivity.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

You will be provided with at least 2 weeks of paid training and an assigned mentor that will actively support you for at least 6 months. You will receive regular communication from your Market Manager to ensure you have the tools and information needed.

HOW WILL SUCCESS BE MEASURED

Compensation is based on performance – your success will be directly reflected in your pay and the feedback we get from your farms.

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

Being an effective and successful Dairy Records Service Specialist requires a passion for (and experience in) farming and the physical capability to do the work required. In order to apply you MUST have a High School diploma and at least one year of dairy farm experience.

Qualified candidates, please submit your application here

This position will service farms in Washing, Saratoga, Rensselaer Counties, NY and Addison County, VT

THE JOB

As a Dairy Records Service Specialist, you will help your farms make decisions and achieve their goals (production & profit) by providing them with timely, accurate and meaningful data. You will be expected to build relationships with your existing and new farms so that you can provide guidance on maximizing the data we collect and the services we provide.

The work is physically demanding and includes significant travel, a varying schedule including early mornings, nights and weekends, and working in extreme weather conditions. Specific tasks performed include: set up/breakdown and cleaning of equipment, collecting cow data and milk samples; entering data in specialized programs and printing reports; monitoring data accuracy; and communicating with customers, co-workers and others in the organization.

WHAT WE WILL EXPECT FROM YOU

You will be expected to set your own schedule, requiring the ability to: self-motivate and stay organized, work a varying schedule including early mornings, nights and weekends, and to have dependable transportation. You will also be expected to build relationships with farmers – your existing/assigned circuit and new farms; and to uphold Dairy One Values of Integrity, Professionalism, Commitment, Innovation, and Positivity.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

You will be provided with at least 2 weeks of paid training and an assigned mentor that will actively support you for at least 6 months. You will receive regular communication from your Market Manager to ensure you have the tools and information needed.

HOW WILL SUCCESS BE MEASURED

Compensation is based on performance – your success will be directly reflected in your pay and the feedback we get from your farms.

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

Being an effective and successful Dairy Records Service Specialist requires a passion for (and experience in) farming and the physical capability to do the work required. In order to apply you MUST have a High School diploma and at least one year of dairy farm experience.

Qualified candidates, please submit your application here