We are pleased to offer, free of charge, a forum where candidates can connect with prospective employers in the shortline industry.
Persons currently employed by a member company may not place an ad seeking employment unless the prime contact of the member company notifies us in writing that they have no objection. The Association reserves the right to revise or refuse any ad.
To submit your help-wanted ad or résumé, or for more information about this service, email Vernon Schmidt Vernon@FarmEquip.org
Career Opportunity Wanted
Experienced, Professional O.E.M. Equipment Territory Sales Manager looking for position with a progressive company that needs a new Territory salesman with vast experience based in Central Iowa. My background and experience is in: Semi trailers, Lawn mowers, and Grain Handling Equipment such as Augers, Grain Vacs and Conveyors. I also have a background working in Manufacturing ,customer service, warranty handling and working all the major trade shows. I have always hit or exceeded set sales goals and have a natural ability to build strong relationships. I have extensive years sales experience and hold a B.S. degree in farm operations/agricultural studies from Iowa State University. My significant strengths are building relationships, backing my word with service, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
The deep connections I have in the agricultural equipment, seed and agronomy and feed sectors make me well positioned to bring value to any role. The lasting relationships I’ve built with my customers, dealers and colleagues in the Ag industry will be key. Anyone can learn about and sell a product, but in the end, it’s about making the customers and dealers feel supported and understood that builds a loyalty that can’t be bought. I have extensively covered territory throughout Iowa and southern Minnesota, and attended 6-8 trade shows per year in most all the states between Ohio and Colorado. I also have experience working direct and through a dealer network conducting training and seminars. I’m adept at handling warranty claims and am comfortable with all types of client interaction to reach mutually positive outcomes. In addition, I was raised on a farm in northwest Iowa which gives me a unique understanding of the farming community. The experience I have in retail and wholesale sales in feed, seed, agronomy and equipment along with the many years in recruiting and building dealer networks, would allow me to hit the ground running in any position.
Please send direct contact information, website and the best time for us to talk to see what I can do for you to grow your sales in the Midwest.
Professional, Experience, O.E.M. Ag National-Regional Sales Manager looking for stable company that needs new sales management experience in their company. My background experience is in: Tractor, Combines, Hay Tools, Tillage, Loaders, Dirt Equipment, Parts and Manufacturing. I have taken many companies that were under-performing and have turned them around over night! Please send direct contact information, website and the best time for us to chat about how we are going to get your product into the marketplace and out of the warehouse. I have worked overseas with manufacturers in China, Mexico, Canada and Germany.
Administrative Assistant (Full Time)
This position is responsible for supporting the Marketing and Sales teams for an agricultural related company by preparing reports, coordinating projects, organizing dealer communications, and assisting with account management within the values and mission of the company. If you are not currently employed by a member company and would like to apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Andrea Schnelten andrea@FarmEquip.org, and reference Service Ad #131.
Plumbing/Electrical Sales Associate (Full Time)
This position is to effectively provide support to the customer service activities within the overall daily operations of the plumbing and electrical department, while assisting the Plumbing/Electrical Department Supervisor in making decision within the company values and mission of the company. If you are not currently employed by a member company and would like to apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Vernon Schmidt Vernon@FarmEquip.org, and reference Service Ad #130.
Product Design Engineer
The Product Design Engineer is responsible for designing and developing fluid power products
to achieve consistent customer satisfaction. This position also improves the design of existing
products with desirable product features, enhanced safety and reliability features and waste
A successful candidate is highly motivated with a proven track record of engineering design
work. The candidate possesses strong analytical skills, is detail-minded, and works well as part
of a team. The applicant must be a visionary, motivated producer, and support the Guiding
Principles of the company.
• BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline preferred
• 6+ years related experience
• Knowledge of fluid power products preferred
• Experience with CAD programs 2D and 3D
• Experience with MS Office products
If you are not currently employed by a member company and would like to apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Vernon Schmidt Vernon@FarmEquip.org, and reference Service Ad #127.
Kansas Company is looking for a plant manager. Company fabricates and heat-treats steel components. Position requires experience in all phases of management, steel processing, costing, etc. Background in manufacturing engineering/metallurgy is preferred. Strong possibility for advancement to the general manager's position. If you are not currently employed by a member company and would like to apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Vernon Schmidt Vernon@FarmEquip.org, and reference Service Ad #126.