PAT M. DIFURIA & ASSOCIATES
Maintenance Manager
Produce Buyer
Customer Success Manager
Maintenance Mechanic
Machine Operator
Cost Accountant
Production Supervisor
VP of Farming Operations
Senior Cost Accountant
Maintenance Shop Clerk
QA Supervisor
Financial Controller
Welder
1st Shift Production Supervisor
Produce Broker
Sales Manager
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Location: Fresno, CA area


Salary: $100,000

Education: Bachelor's degree (preferred in agribusiness)

Experience: 10+ years of experience in the agriculture-related field

Experience working with one or more of the following crops is a major plus: Mandarins, Pomegranates, Pistachios, Almonds, and Grapes

A true "self-starter" with strong problem-solving skills

Strong attention to details

Project-oriented with excellent time management skills and awareness of deadlines

Positive, personable and energetic

Advanced Proficiency in MS Office Suite

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse personalities

Strong ethics and trustworthiness

Willing to work overtime as needed

Summary: This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated professional with an agricultural background to join an established and fast-growing firm. We are looking for a bright, energetic, and personable professional who holds relevant agricultural experience and is ambitious and eager to learn and advance in the field.

Responsibilities: Oversee all farming operations and report to the firm CEO and CFO

Liaise with principals, third-party farm managers, PCAs, service providers, vendors, foremen, equipment manufacturers, and other business partners.

Analyze and develop recommendations for various farming practices, equipment, and other capital-intensive projects at the ranches

Develop and prepare reports, schedules, and presentation of different activities and present to the principals regarding irrigation, chemical application plans, harvest, equipment usage etc.

Manage various on-going and one-time projects, including soliciting and analyzing bids, coordinating schedules and examine results and performance

Conduct and evaluate trials and research involving advanced technologies and farming methods

Research and comply with industry regulations regarding farming practices, environmental issues, food safety, labor regulation and more

Negotiate business deals for purchases and services with vendors and service providers