Mid Valley Agricultural Services is a great place to work.

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com. MVA offers a dynamic, fast-paced work environment. We provide a competitive compensation package including salary, paid holidays, vacation, health benefits and a 401(k) plan. We are committed to safety in the workplace, and an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen and background check. MVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In addition to a tremendous diversity in crop experience we offer field scouting, written recommendations, timely product delivery, soil analysis, tissue analysis and sprayer calibration.


Position: Director of Information Solutions,

Summary:

Under the overall guidance of Mid-Valley Agriculture’s CEO, the Director of Information Solutions provides strategic leadership and overall direction to all information technology solutions, application portfolio initiatives, activities, and operations in support of Mid-Valley Agriculture and its subsidiaries (MVA). The Director of Information Solutions oversees and directs MVA’s Information Solutions personnel and holds accountability for the solution and service delivery provided by contracted services. Mid-Valley Agriculture is currently undergoing a NetSuite ERP project that will streamline important processes, improve efficiency, and tighten system integration internally while delivering enhanced service to MVA’s customers. The DIS will act as the Project Manager for the ERP project in coordination with the Implementation Project Manager. The duties of this role will be the focus of the position until go-live.

Supervisory Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Hires and trains IS staff.
  • Schedules, organizes, and assigns projects to members of the IS team.
  • Provide technology and business process leadership, coaching MVA’s IS staff to exceed expectations in Service Delivery.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

Functional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the success of Project Evergreen: NetSuite ERP Implementation and related subprojects.
  • Accountable for supporting ERP initiatives across the MVA landscape in alignment with business strategy.
  • Primary responsibilities include program management (managing and processing vendor SOW’s, CO’s, invoices, accruals, and program forecasting) and program intake (triage and prioritization of requests, and monitoring initiative status).
  • Understand business needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency, and accuracy to inform Information Solutions response to the business strategies.
  • Identifies innovative new technology solutions to enable effective and efficient service to MVA’s customers.
  • Ensures the Application Portfolio and Technology Services are well-maintained, value-adding, and risk-managed.
  • Leads development and implementation processes for the organization’s Information Solutions department.
  • Develops and directs business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss.
  • Establishes efficiency and efficacy standards, providing recommendations for improvement of IT infrastructure.
  • Reviews the operating costs, productivity levels, upgrade requirements, and like metrics of the IT infrastructure and Application Portfolio to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Oversees security of systems, networks, and enterprise information.
  • Facilitates IT security audits or investigations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions consistent to job functions, strategies, and Mid Valley’s vision and values.
  • Assure IS compliance with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Comprehensive understanding of Information Systems and practical applications to support the company’s goals.
  • Proficient in latest technology for IS/IT systems and management.
  • Fully versed in managing people, budgets, and stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results.
  • Ability to lead and contribute to organizational transformation and change initiatives.
  • Proven track record engaging and managing third party vendors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical and management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with project management and delivery. A Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute preferred.
  • Proven track record with on-time and on-budget project delivery.
  • Proven track record in business engagement and project execution.
  • Experience working for medium to large organizations.
  • Experience driving innovation initiatives and deriving standards based on best practices.
  • Agricultural and Retail knowledge would be ideal.
  • Experience with managing Business Intelligence (BI), data warehouse, analytical reporting tools, programs, or stacks.
  • Experience forecasting and tracking to project and program financial targets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience working with executive leadership to efficiently report status, accomplishments, challenges, and issues.
  • Experience creating vendor SOW’s, tracking vendor execution / milestone completion, and managing vendor invoices.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field; master’s degree or MBA preferred (or equivalent experience).
  • At least 5 years of experience managing an Information Systems department.

All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com.



Position: System Analyst,

Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Information Solutions, the Systems Analyst works closely with Business Leads and SMEs on all aspects of the project lifecycle from idea and bid through mobilization, execution, and close-out. This support includes understanding all applications involved in managing critical business data, how that data interfaces between systems and flows throughout the project lifecycle and organization.

Functional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting ERP and related initiatives across the MVA landscape in alignment with business strategy
  • Support of on-time and on-budget tasks, requirements and overall project delivery is a key requirement of this position
  • Responsibility to ensure project execution aligns with MVA methodology and financial objectives and will operate with oversight from the Leadership team and governance structure
  • Matches appropriate IT methods to identified business needs
  • Regularly contributes to the development of new theories, methods, concepts, techniques, and standards
  • Employs expertise as a generalist or specialist
  • Leverages knowledge and prior business experience to develop and present rational conclusions, recommendations and implementation strategies and plans
  • Having a wide-ranging experience uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Target to obtain Mid-Valley's internal expertise on NetSuite capabilities and engagement practices to support the execution of initiatives
  • Effectively work with data to identify patterns, define data structure needs, and facilitate data migration
  • Promotes and maintains a positive relationship with all program stakeholders to support the successful implementation of MVA solutions
  • Conveys information to diverse audiences, orally and in writing, in a way that is easily understood and actionable
  • Understands and works in line with the organization’s mission, values, operations, structure, and goals
  • Creates relationships and builds trust with internal and external stakeholders quickly
  • Encourage independent team decision-making

Requirements:

  • Work with key stakeholders to design and implement systems and or solutions, while documenting process/workflows and system requirements
  • Analyze business needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency, and accuracy to enable business effectiveness
  • Communicates effectively with the project team regarding any adjustments that are made to direction, activities, resources, pace, schedule, etc. as required to align projects with evolving Business Partner priorities, objectives, and expectations
  • Primary responsibilities include application program technical management and program intake (triage and prioritization of requests, and monitoring initiative status)
  • Engage with various internal teams to understand and catalog/validate data flow through the various systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven record of accomplishment with on-time task delivery
  • Proven record of accomplishment working with third party vendors
  • Proven record of accomplishment in business engagement
  • Promotes and facilitates coordination and cooperation among peers, recommending the right business experts to the right tasks when necessary
  • Experience working for medium to large organizations
  • Experience driving innovation initiatives and deriving standards based on best practices
  • Agricultural and Retail knowledge
  • Experience with Business Intelligence (BI), data warehouse, analytical reporting tools, programs, or stacks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience working with business leadership to efficiently report status, accomplishments, challenges, and issues
  • Highly polished and professional customer-oriented analytical skills and experience engaging project team members and vendors and communicating at the appropriate level to achieve demonstrable results

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Four years of related experience including as a Systems Analyst or Business Analyst. Preferred: focused area of agriculture
  • NetSuite ERP Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • System Integrations or ERP Market Place extensions: 3 years (Preferred)
  • IT project management (A strong plus)

All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com.



Position: Shop Technician,

Summary:

Independently performs advanced troubleshooting, repairs, maintenance, assembles and overhauls agricultural equipment and company vehicles. Completes tasks in a safe and timely manner. Assists with other operations as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct regular maintenance on machinery, systems, and automotive vehicles.
  • Examine machines and perform troubleshooting tests to determine functionality problems.
  • Monitor inventory and request new parts when necessary.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures and repair vehicles or equipment in the field.
  • Weld and fabricate, as needed.
  • Use computer diagnostic tooling for repairs.
  • Knowledge of or able to learn mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems used in the repair of equipment, machinery, and vehicles.
  • Assemble mechanical components according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.
  • Operate a forklift, hand truck, pallet jack, tractor, and other warehouse, shop, or yard equipment. (Training and certification can be obtained through MVAS)
  • Comply with all safety rules, as well as all safety policies of the company, overseeing agencies, and any regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain records on all required vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintain condition of vehicles, equipment, inventory and tools.
  • Prioritize and schedule routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment to facilitate a smooth and efficient workflow.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance in compliance with DOT guidelines.
  • Maintain current and accurate labeling on all equipment and tanks.
  • Keep a clean work area and perform work in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Keep accurate clerical records for all time worked, materials used, and inventory.
  • Maintain work logs, repairs, and consistent maintenance records.
  • Remain knowledgeable of chemicals/material at facility and specific PPE requirements.
  • Represent Mid Valley Agricultural Service’s core values by obtaining and communicating sound knowledge of Mid Valley products and services.
  • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions consistent to job functions, strategies, company goals and values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge

  • Education
    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
    • Certification from a vocational school or trade school is preferred.
  • Experience and Certifications
    • Valid Class C Driver License required
    • Valid Class A Commercial Driver License with tanker, doubles and triples, air brakes, and Haz-Mat endorsements preferred.
    • Experience working with the following: Pumps, Vehicles, Loaders and Agriculture (or similar) equipment.
    • Knowledge of hydraulics, electricity, and general mechanics.

All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com.



Position: Operations Associate,

Summary:

The Operations Associate will work closely with various positions within the company’s Operations department. Responsible for being the first to receive, inspect and wash all fertilizer and yard equipment. The Operations Associate plays an important role in providing clean, functional and ready to used equipment at a fast pace.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Wash and inspect all fertilizer and yard equipment (i.e. such as bulk tanks, spreaders, hoses, etc.)
  • Move and organize all yard equipment.
  • Operate equipment such as a forklift, tractor and loader.
  • Remain knowledgeable of chemicals/material at facility and specific PPE requirements.
  • Ensure the work area is clean, organized, and that all safety procedures are being followed at all times by yourself and your team mates.
  • Assist with all other operations activities, as needed.
  • Comply with all safety rules, as well as all safety policies of the company, overseeing agencies, and any regulatory agencies.
  • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions consistent to job functions, strategies, company goals and values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Forklift certification required (Training and certification can be obtained through MVAS)

All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com.



Position: Materials Handler,

Summary:

The Materials Handler position is responsible for operating powered equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, counting product and pulling and preparing orders for delive1y. Helps support company operations by maintaining the flow of materials and products in manufacturing areas according to established guidelines. Responsible for helping to keep the warehouse space neat and orderly.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Pull and prepare orders for shipment, delivering the proper paperwork, packaging, and quantity for each order to the required destination in shipping and receiving.
  • Operate a forklift, hand truck, pallet jack, tractor, and all other necessary equipment.
  • Utilize computer equipment to print and stage orders.
  • Receive, verify, stage, and stock incoming materials.
  • Remain knowledgeable of chemicals/material at facility and specific PPE requirements.
  • Ensure the warehouse area is cleaned and that all safety procedures are being followed at all times by yourself and your teammates.
  • Organize material in the warehouse to utilize available space and minimize steps when pulling orders.
  • Inspect and maintain warehouse equipment.
  • Attach identifying tags or mark product with identifying information.
  • Read work orders and receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or materials or equipment needs.
  • Assist office personnel with monthly physical inventory counts.
  • Comply with all safety rules, as well as all safety policies of the company, overseeing agencies, and any regulatory agencies.
  • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions consistent to job functions, strategies, company goals and values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Forklift operating certification required (training and certification can be obtained through MVAS)
  • Materials handling certifications relevant to the products in stock preferred

Work Experience:

  • Experience with warehouse equipment, including forklifts, pallet jacks, and computer-based inventory systems preferred

All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com.



Position: Shop Technician,

Summary:

Independently performs advanced troubleshooting, repairs, maintenance, assembles and overhauls agricultural equipment and company vehicles. Completes tasks in a safe and timely manner. Assists with other operations as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct regular maintenance on machinery, systems, and automotive vehicles.
  • Examine machines and perform troubleshooting tests to determine functionality problems.
  • Monitor inventory and request new parts when necessary.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures and repair vehicles or equipment in the field.
  • Weld and fabricate, as needed.
  • Use computer diagnostic tooling for repairs.
  • Knowledge of or able to learn mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems used in the repair of equipment, machinery, and vehicles.
  • Assemble mechanical components according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.
  • Operate a forklift, hand truck, pallet jack, tractor, and other warehouse, shop, or yard equipment. (Training and certification can be obtained through MVAS)
  • Maintain records on all required vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintain condition of vehicles, equipment, inventory and tools.
  • Prioritize and schedule routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment to facilitate a smooth and efficient workflow.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance in compliance with DOT guidelines.
  • Maintain current and accurate labeling on all equipment and tanks.
  • Keep a clean work area and perform work in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Keep accurate clerical records for all time worked, materials used, and inventory.
  • Maintain work logs, repairs, and consistent maintenance records.
  • Remain knowledgeable of chemicals/material at facility and specific PPE requirements.
  • Represent Mid Valley Agricultural Service’s core values by obtaining and communicating sound knowledge of Mid Valley products and services.
  • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions consistent to job functions, strategies, company goals and values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Certification from a vocational school or trade school is preferred.

Experience and Certifications:

  • Valid Class C Driver License required.
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver License with tanker, doubles and triples, air brakes, and Haz-Mat endorsements preferred.
  • Experience working with the following: Pumps, Vehicles, Loaders and Agriculture (or similar) equipment.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, electricity, and general mechanics.

All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com.



Position: Delivery Driver,

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service, ensuring the right products are delivered at the right place.
  • Light vehicle maintenance
  • Safely deliver products accurately and timely
  • Follow all HazMat and DOT rules for shipping

Special Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing required
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly build rapport with staff and customers
  • The ability to lift up to 75 pounds repeatedly
  • Class A or Class C (Clean DMV Record)
    • For Class A, HazMat and Tanker endorsements preferred (able to obtain)
    • For Class C, able and willing to obtain Class A (company will help)

Salary is dependent on experience. Health insurance and 401k available.


All interested applicants should fill out an application as well as send a resume with references and cover letter to opportunities@midvalleyag.com.