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Agricultural Business Opportunities

The School of Business and Public Administration makes every effort to support the success and growth of all students. With programs designed to meet the needs of businesses of every size and industry, BPA students and graduates are well-prepared to address the challenging issues facing businesses and organizations in our region. We have built and continue to maintain strong relationships with local business, government and nonprofit agencies throughout Kern County. It is with these relationships that we are able to offer BPA students Internship and Job Opportunities specific to their chosen careers and in return those business retain highly qualified interns and future employees.

Commodity Trader

Local commodities trading firm seeking fast-paced, extremely detail-oriented college graduate. Initially assists management with trading, traffic coordination, growers/clients, Position comes with potential to move into full time trading position. Reliable, organized, ability to multi-task, typing, & MS Office programs. Strong analytical & Excel skills. Agricultural background a plus.

 

Please send all inquiries to stephen@jesssmith.com

J. R. Simplot Company

Unit Supervisor 2

Works to optimize the efforts of a multi-location Unit to utilize personnel, equipment, and products in an efficient and productive manner while providing customer satisfaction through product availability, prompt delivery, and follow-up service. This individual is responsible for ensuring the proper day-to-day operation of the unit.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Eriks 

Account Manager

This position successfully generates and grows sales relationships with customers by identifying needs and opportunities within the product lines and matching the appropriate product offering.  Works as part of a collaborative team to drive sales by focusing on acquisition, development, retention and management of strategic clients in designated territories.

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Campbell's

Manager Global Procurement- Ingredients

The Manager Global Procurement – Ingredients is responsible for planning, formulating, guiding, driving and monitoring implementation of category management strategies for all movement of Ingredients through all supply chains and Campbell locations, ensuring quality of materials, competitive pricing, and adherence to company policies. The individual will be expected to deliver Procurement’s financial and process goals and objectives while driving strategic alignment and developing strong partnerships with our internal business unit’s leadership and strategic external partners.

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The Wonderful Company

Water Resources Manager

This position will develop, coordinate and execute the short-term and long-term water supply, management and policy strategies of Wonderful Orchards and other Wonderful agricultural entities (collectively, Wonderful). The Water Resources Manager interacts with various departments and all management within WO and Wonderful and further develops relationships with key staff and policymakers in the broader water and agricultural community with an initial focus on the areas of Tulare, Kings, Fresno and Madera counties.

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Director of Bee Operations

The Director of Bee Operations has direct responsibility for all national Bee operations, which currently includes operations in California and Florida. The role manages all facets of Bee operations including strategic planning, process improvement, employee relations, problem resolution and P&L responsibility. This position must build and develop the operation's organization, processes and procedures to support strategic direction. This position will report to the Vice President of Agricultural Services. 

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Jim's Supply Company, Inc.

Product Specialist

Receives (by telephone, fax, in person or email) requests for quotations, orders from customers. Makes quotations on items, writes orders, and relays pertinent order information to customers. Coordinates with other departments in handling purchase orders and providing service to customers.

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Bolthouse Farms

Assistant Farm Manager

The Assistant Farm Manager will be responsible for providing support to the Lancaster Farm Manager.  Areas of responsibility include; delegating tasks to team members, planting, harvesting, fertilizing carrots, and ensuring that all employees are following safety regulations. The successful candidate will hold responsibility for executing daily/weekly production schedule for optimal efficiencies. 

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Wells Fargo

Agricultural Services Advisor

Wells Fargo is the Nations #1 lender to the Production Agriculture and Agribusiness sectors. The Credit Administration team is seeking a motivated, independent, and self-starter individual with a background in agriculture to work within its Ag Services Team. The Advisor is responsible for: Collateral Verification, Valuation & Budget Analysis/Concurrence.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

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  • 9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311     Phone: (661) 654-2157     Fax: (661) 654-2207