Agronomist
Rahr Malting Canada Ltd.
Alix, AB
As a skilled Agronomist, you are ready to take the next step in your career with a dynamic company in a rapidly growing industry. If you are an Agronomist / Crop Scientist with interest or expertise in barley research, you can put your agricultural development experience to use at Rahr Malting Co., a strong and stable company in the midst of the vibrant fermented beverage industry. Your knowledge and experience with cereal production systems in Canada, coupled with your ability to lead in a supervisory role, will ensure success. As our expert and “the face” of the company's barley program, your ability to interact with growers, suppliers, customers and management at all levels, as well as the ability to present on technical scientific and economic topics is essential for success in this position.

As Rahr Malting Co.'s Agricultural Development Manager, you can be based anywhere within a driving proximity to Alix, Alberta, as you travel to our office and customer field sites. Your educational background in agronomy or plant and soil science, coupled with your passion or professional experience with barley, will allow you to hit the ground running. Under the direction of the Supply Chain Director, you will be primarily responsible for the agricultural development initiatives in Canada with the goal of delivering high quality raw materials for the procurement team. Acting as the barley specialist, you will represent Rahr Malting Co. to the brewing industry among suppliers and like professionals.

Your demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with grower suppliers and your solid knowledge of crop production will be vital to your success. As a natural self-starter, your savvy interpersonal skills and strategic, innovative thinking will help you solve any issues that may arise and secure the best opportunities for Rahr Malting Co. Your solid understanding of agricultural production and environmental conditions, weather patterns, harvest schedules, and other issues central to barley production will be required to do the job effectively. You understand plant species and variety characteristics and can properly identify plant disease and insect pests. If you are ready to demonstrate your agronomy or plant and soil expertise, we welcome you to apply to the Agricultural Development Manager role at Rahr Malting Co.

Rahr Malting Co. is a subsidiary of Rahr Corporation, a privately-held, family-owned company established in 1847 and headquartered in Shakopee, MN. Rahr Malting Co. is the largest single-site malting facility in the world. Additional facilities are located in Taft, North Dakota; Alix, Alberta, Canada; and Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada. Rahr Malting Co. is a global supplier in the food ingredient industry and primarily markets malted barley for the brewing and distilling industries. Additionally, Rahr Corporation owns and operates Brewers Supply Group (BSG), a craft brewing supply and distribution business and is an owner in Koda Energy, a renewable fuels co-generation power plant on its site in Shakopee.

Rahr Corporation has over 400 employees. Our work culture remains family friendly and provides our employees with great benefits and work-life balance.

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