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Field/Crop Scout

Company: Lakeside Foods
Location: Random Lake
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Lakeside Foods is a family-owned company providing wholesome foods to enrich peoples lives through food. We are a culture that pursues our vision of growth and innovation with passion, confidence and commitment. We are strongest together valuing collaborative contribution, transparency and new ideas to enable change and growth. We are committed to an inclusive and respectful environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance. And theres a seat at the table for you.Become One Of Our Valued Agricultural Team Members:Work outside in our fields during the summer months and inside preparing for the next season during the winter months! As a member of our Agricultural/Field Pest Control team you will be responsible for partnering with our growers to ensure crops are planted according to our harvest schedules, scout crops for weed, insect and disease pressure, and develop appropriate action plans. In the off season assist in the overhaul and repair of machinery and vehicles used in field operations as well as securing acreage for the next season.What Youll Get:Work Outdoors April October/ Work Indoors November - MarchCompetitive wages based on experienceOff-season schedule: Four 10s Monday ThursdayProduction season (Mid-April Mid-October): Flexible scheduling with OT availabilityStable work environment with a growing companySchedules to maintain work/life balanceExcellent market-leading low cost medical insurance, dental and vision insurancePaid vacation and personal time after 30 days of employmentRetirement plan with company matchPrescription safety glasses & steel-toe shoe reimbursementPaid onsite and offsite trainingAn Employer that works hard to ensure your safety on the jobWhat Youll Do:Maintain good grower and company relations.Contract acres with growers for processing crops.Collaborate with Agricultural Manager and seed manufacturers on seed variety selection and seed distribution.Supervise the planting of crops as directed by the Agricultural Manager.Direct contracted spraying services, used for processing crops for weeds, insects, and diseases.Maintain an organized seed and chemical inventory, as well as an accurate record of the inventory.What You'll Bring:High School diploma or GED is requiredDegree or course study in crop and soil science or agri-business a plusPrevious experience in a field representative program or as an agronomist preferredPrior Mechanical experience with harvest/agriculture equipment a plusMust be licensed, or capable of becoming licensed, by the State of Wisconsin as a Custom Pesticide Applicator. Lakeside will cover the costs as necessary.Knowledge of, or ability to learn, the pests which may affect processing crops, and be, or become, familiar with the detection and control methods for such pests.Must have strong interpersonal skills to ensure good grower relations.Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows programs, Outlook, Word, and Excel.Knowledge of, or ability to learn, SAP & ITAWhere Youll Work:WELCOME TO RANDOM LAKELocated right along Highway 57, Random Lake is a safe and healthy place to raise a family with things that families can do and enjoy each and every day. From festivals, outdoor music, and other opportunities such as the lake, fishing, boating, running, biking there is something for everyone no matter what time of year!IND3Lakeside Foods welcomes people of all backgrounds and the varied ideas they bring to the workplace. Being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer is part of our heritage and culture. We recruit, hire and promote employees based on qualifications and merit, without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, marital or veteran status.M/F/D/Vby Jobble

Keywords: Lakeside Foods, Sheboygan , Field/Crop Scout, Other , Random Lake, Wisconsin

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