- Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy related study or equivalent work experience/degree
- Experience with field consulting is preferred
- Competent in computer software packages such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Ability to provide trusted advice to growers
- Strong Agronomic skills
- (Other qualifications are required or preferred)
- Strong attention to detail.
- Must be self-motivated and able to work independently without supervision in a fast paced ever changing environment.
- Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
- Ability to work with confidential information.
- Ability to calmly handle adversity and professionally deal with conflict
- Demonstrate ethics and integrity.
- Provide model behavior to demonstrate professional values.
- Ability to learn new software/computer programs.
Michigan Sugar Company offers competitive salary, opportunity for professional growth, and provides excellent medical insurance 100% company paid. A comprehensive benefits package includes: dental and life insurances, 401k match, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave and more. To learn more visit www.michigansugar.com.
Michigan Sugar Company was founded in 1906 when six smaller sugar companies merged their operations. In 2002, Michigan Sugar Company became a grower-owned cooperative and in 2004, it merged with Monitor Sugar Company to form the company that exists today.
Michigan Sugar Company is headquartered in Bay City and has sugarbeet processing facilities in Bay City, Caro, Croswell and Sebewaing, Michigan. Its nearly 900 grower-owners plant and harvest up to 160,000 acres of sugarbeets each year in 20 Michigan counties, as well as Ontario, Canada. Those beets are sliced at the factories and turned into about 1.3 billion pounds of sugar annually.
That sugar is sold to industrial, commercial and retail customers under the Pioneer and Big Chief brands.
Michigan Sugar Company has 930 year-round employees and an additional 1,100 seasonal workers. It is the No. 1 employer in Huron County, the No. 2 employer in Bay and Sanilac counties and the No. 3 employer in Tuscola County. The company’s annual payroll is more than $65 million and its annual local economic impact is about $500 million.
Michigan Sugar Company is the third largest of nine sugarbeet processing companies in the United States and Michigan is one of 11 states where sugarbeets are grown in the country.
Michigan Sugar Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer