Careers

If customer service is part of your DNA, we’d like to talk to you about a career at Maple River Grain & Agronomy.

A Great Place to Live and Work.

Maple River Grain & Agronomy is always interested in speaking to friendly, customer-service oriented employees to fill a variety of positions at our locations, from temporary seasonal help, to full-time office, agronomy, grain, trucking, custom application and precision farming jobs. We post openings here as they become available, or you can contact Tim Schneider in our Casselton office.

We offer a team-oriented work environment where safety is always our first priority. In addition to a competitive salary and opportunities for advancement, MRGA also provides outstanding benefits including:

  • $2,000.00 sign on bonus for all current full-time openings
  • Company paid Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Company paid Life, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Paid vacation time

Current Openings

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Fertilizer Plant Operator

Non-Exempt Position

Level IV

This position will work closely with the Fertilizer Plant Manager to ensure the safe operation of all tasks and processes at the Casselton fertilizer plant.

Location: Casselton, ND

Reports to: Agronomy Operations Manager and Fertilizer Plant Manage

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Job Duties:

  • Assist the Fertilizer Plant Manager in MRGA’s daily operations of Casselton Fertilizer Plant
  • Operate equipment used to fill bins and tower
  • Load trucks and application equipment
  • Promote MRGA products and services to customers and employees in a positive manner
  • Promote a team environment throughout entire company
  • Promote MRGA culture throughout entire company

Other duties:

  • Assist employees and customers during seasonal grain and agronomy needs
  • Work with all employees to maintain a clean and safe facility
  • All other duties deemed necessary

Job Requirements:

  • Self-Motivated with strong work ethic
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Driven to maximize company efficiency and profits in all company departments
  • Follow and help enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Promote and assist in appearance and image of MRGA
  • CDL a plus but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to access and navigate all MRGA facilities.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds at a time
  • Must be able to work extended hours when needed
  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present

WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

 

Questions?

Contact tschneider@mrga.com

 

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.

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Sales Agronomist

Summary: This position is responsible for making sound agronomic recommendations to our customers regarding seed, crop nutrients and crop protection products and the sale of those same products along with custom application and precision ag services.

Location: Barnesville, MN

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Job Duties:

Sales Growth

  • Prospect, build, and maintain positive working relationships with current and potential customers
  • Make sound product and service recommendations to improve customer’s operation
  • Enhance vendor relationships and implement programs focused on growing the Agronomy division

Value Creation

  • Represent yourself as a problem solver to provide value added solutions for customers
  • Establish and implement business and marketing solutions with customers
  • Help coordinate and oversee the marketing of all agronomy sales and services

Customer Acquisition and Retention

  • Continually gather and monitor information on competition and market trends
  • Communicate with Agronomy Sales & Marketing Manager to further enhance the Agronomy division
  • Develop regular sales call strategies with assigned customers and prospects

Customer Relationships

  • Provide superior service to both current and existing customers
  • Resolve all issues in both the company’s and customer’s best interest
  • Profile and target key customers to attain achievable growth through increased market share

Professional Development

  • Possess and maintain knowledge of agronomy related products/programs and the agronomy industry
  • Attend meetings, trainings, professional develop and continuing education opportunities

All other duties deemed necessary

Job Requirements:

  • Graduation for an accredited related program. Relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • CCA Certification beneficial
  • Agricultural background desirable
  • Proficient computer skills with the ability to learn other key operational programs
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Strong analytical and decision making abilities
  • Ability to remain goal-driven in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills including multi-tasking, planning and prioritizing

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Pre-employment drug test required
  • Comply with MRGA Drug and Alcohol Policy

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to access and navigate all MRGA facilities
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds at a time

 

WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

Questions? Contact kberg@mrga.com

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee

Seasonal Grain and Agronomy Associate 

The position is responsible for tasks in our grain and agronomy operations departments during our busy seasons lasting approximately 4 weeks in the spring and fall.  More hours would be available if interested.  Work includes activities related to grain receiving, shipping, and storage, as well as seed, fertilizer, and chemical distribution, application, and storage.

Location: Multiple locations in ND and MN 

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Job Duties: 

  • Dumping, weighing, and grading grain 
  • Seed, Chemical and Fertilizer distribution 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment 
  • Exhibit an energetic and polite attitude throughout all encounters during the workday 
  • Fulfill customer orders in an accurate and timely fashion 
  • Operate machinery such as skid-steer and forklift accurately and safely 
  • Abide by all safety regulations to ensure safety of oneself, coworkers, and customers 
  • Light maintenance 
  • Rail car loading and unloading 
  • All other duties deemed necessary 

Job Requirements: 

  • Previous industry experience preferred  
  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Valid Driver’s License, with acceptable driving record 
  • CDL preferred 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed 
  • Willingness to work in various weather elements including cold, heat, wind, rain, etc. 
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Fundamental mechanical and technology skills 

Physical Requirements:  

  • Must be able to frequently stand and/or walk for extended periods of time. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times.  
  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present. 

WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

 

Questions?

Contact tschneider@mrga.com

 

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.

Agronomy/soil Sampling Associate

The position is responsible for tasks in our Agronomy Operations and Precision Ag Departments, which include soil sampling and activities related to seed, fertilizer, and chemical distribution and storage.

Location: Barnesville, MN 

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Job Duties:

  • Seed, Chemical and Fertilizer distribution
  • Fulfill customer orders in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Perform soil sampling for customers
  • Exhibit an energetic and polite attitude throughout all encounters during the workday
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Operate machinery such as forklift to load out product accurately and safely
  • Abide by all safety regulations to ensure safety of oneself, coworkers, and customers
  • All other duties deemed necessary
     

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous industry experience preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License, with acceptable driving record
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed
  • Willingness to work various weather elements including cold, heat, wind, rain, etc.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fundamental mechanical and technology skills
     

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to frequently stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present.

WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

 

Questions?

Contact tschneider@mrga.com

 

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.

Grain Operations Associate

The position is responsible for tasks in our grain operations department, which includes activities related to grain receiving, shipping and storage.   

Location: Casselton, ND or Rothsay, MN

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Job Duties:

  • Dumping, weighing, and grading grain
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Exhibit an energetic and polite attitude throughout all encounters during the workday
  • Operate machinery such as skid-steer accurately and safely
  • Abide by all safety regulations to ensure safety of oneself, coworkers, and customers
  • Light maintenance
  • Rail car loading and unloading
  • All other duties deemed necessary

 

Job Requirements:

  • Previous industry experience preferred
  • Pre-employment drug testing required
  • Valid Driver’s License, with acceptable driving record
  • CDL preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed
  • Willingness to work in various weather elements including cold, heat, wind, rain, etc.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fundamental mechanical and technology skills

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to frequently stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present.


WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

 

Questions?

Contact tschneider@mrga.com

 

 

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.

 

Mechanic

Mechanic will primarily perform repair work on tractor/trailers, application equipment, fleet pickups etc.

Location: Barnesville, MN

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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain rolling stock, which may include a company’s fleet of pickups, trucks, fertilizer application equipment, tractor/trailers, farm tractors, and other motor vehicles.
  • Assists in plant maintenance when needed.
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance including oil changes and tune-ups.
  • Performs tests on specific parts and systems to ensure proper function.
  • Troubleshooting broken down equipment
  • Examines critical parts and systems using a standard checklist.
  • Repairs or replaces malfunctioning parts and systems such as brake pads, belts, water pumps, transmissions, and other mechanical parts.
  • Plans and establishes timetable to complete repairs and maintenance
  • Test drives vehicle to confirm safe and proper operation.
  • Performs other related duties such as driving truck or helping with day-to-day operations

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of trucks with air brakes
  • Excellent mechanical repair skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read service and repair manuals.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two years of related experience preferred.
  • Commercial driver’s license a plus.
  • Tools will be provided

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to perform repairs and inspections.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present.

WHY MRGA?
Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.
 
Questions?
Contact tschneider@mrga.com
 
** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.

Truck Driver

Location: Casselton, ND or Barnesville, MN

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Job Duties: 

  • Haul grain to and from MRGA facilities
  • Deliver fertilizer, seed, and chemicals
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Exhibit an energetic and polite attitude throughout all encounters during the workday
  • Fulfill customer orders in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Abide by all safety regulations to ensure safety of oneself, coworkers, and customers
  • All other duties deemed necessary

 

Job Requirements:

  • Previous industry experience preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License, with acceptable driving record
  • CDL preferred, or ability to obtain
  • Ability to frequently stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to frequently lift heavy objects no more than 50 pounds
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed
  • Willingness to work in various weather elements including cold, heat, wind, rain, etc
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fundamental mechanical and technology skills

 

 

WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

 

Questions?

Contact tschneider@mrga.com

 

 

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.

 

Custom Applicator

This position is responsible for operating application equipment to apply crop nutrients and crop protection products in a safe, accurate, and efficient manner.

Location: Casselton, ND & Barnesville, MN

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Job Duties:

  • Apply fertilizer and crop protection products with a Sprayer and or Floater.
  • Operate and Maintain equipment.
  • Fulfill customer orders in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Abide by all safety regulations to ensure safety to oneself, coworkers, and customers
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

 Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record
  • Previous industry experience
  • Custom Applicator License (willing to train the right candidate)
  • CDL or ability to obtain
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Must meet DOT and Company requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends when needed
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Fundamental mechanical and technology skills

  

WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

 

Questions?

Contact tschneider@mrga.com

 

 

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.

 

Digital Content and Marketing Specialist 

As a Digital Content and Marketing Specialist, you will be tasked with building a brand identity and digital presence for our company.  You should have a strong grasp of current marketing tools and strategies and be able to lead integrated digital marketing campaigns from concept to execution. Duties include producing and publishing content, writing, editing, formulating, and proofreading content strategies and managing a content team, among other tasks. You will work with the marketing team, supporting teams (such as the WinField United teams and ATLAS team), and vendors to launch campaigns on time and on budget.

Location: Casselton, ND

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Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and execute all digital marketing, including SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Maintain our social media presence
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights and analytics
  • Prepare presentations and reports
  • Update databases and media lists
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought, leadership, and perspective for adoption where appropriate

Requirements: 

  • BS/MS degree in marketing, agriculture, or a related field
  • Experience in digital marketing
  • Experience in SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Understand how to optimize landing pages and user funnels
  • Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with design software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign) and content management systems is a plus

WHY MRGA?

Competitive Pay and Benefits offered DOE.

Questions?

Contact tschneider@mrga.com

** The job description is not intended to cover or describe all tasks, duties and responsibilities the employee may be required to be asked to perform. Maple River Grain and Agronomy, LLC retains the right to change or add new tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time, with or without notice to the employee.