Farmers Edge
  • 06-Nov-2018 to 10-Dec-2019 (CST)
  • Winnipeg, MB, CAN
  • Salaried

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

 

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Operations Coordinator

 

Location: Winnipeg, MB or Saskatoon, SK.  Remote location within Canadian prairie provinces may be considered.

 

Reporting to the Operations Coordinator - Lead, the Operations Coordinator is a key role that ensures quality training and support to the Operations team. The Operations Coordinator is a super user that also works closely with Operations and Development to ensure that product changes and improvements are tested and ready for release.

 

Duties may include the following:

  • Proficient use of all proprietary Farmers Edge software.
  • Work with Product development on testing new programs and processes prior to release, as well as ongoing improvements and troubleshooting of issues on programs and systems.
  • Train new Operations employees on Farmers Edge software and operations procedures throughout the United States.
  • Act as a super user and key member of SOP and QAQC development team.
  • Monitor new operations employees for quality assurance and provide support as required.
  • Contribute presentation materials for operations training; both orientation and ongoing training sessions.
  • Support Regional Operations Manager in the development and start up of new hubs throughout the United States, as required.
  • Proactively seek to solve challenges as they arrive.
  • Provide backup to operations team by installing and maintaining equipment such as CanPlugs, Weather Stations, and creating yield maps and as applied maps.
  • Improve inventory processes of tools, equipment, CanPlugs, weather stations, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Diploma or degree in agriculture or related field with emphasis on soil science, plant science and crop production considered an asset.
  • Minimum five years of operations experience.
  • Previous training experience preferred.
  • Understanding of farm equipment, agronomy, fertility and farming processes.
  • Ability to review agronomic and technical information.
  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communications skills required.
  • Previous experience with precision agronomy and variable rate technology preferred.

 

Compensation:

Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package including comprehensive benefits. Base salary dependent on qualifications and skill.  Operations Coordinators are also provided with retirement plan as well as internal and external training.

 

 





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