Employment

Careers

Cooperative Producers, Inc. is a diverse company with employment opportunities that cover a wide variety of fields. We are always looking for qualified, passionate candidates that can help make our cooperative more successful! If you’re looking for a great place to work with advancement possibilities, visit the Job Postings page to find your next great opportunity!

Employment Benefits

Cooperative Producers Inc. offers all the valuable benefits you’d expect from a top employer, as well as some you might not expect.  We developed our employee benefits with one key objective: to serve the needs of our employees and their families.

Working at CPI comes with these valuable benefits:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Company paid life insurance 
  • Supplemental Insurance 
  • Military leave 
  • 401(k) plan 
  • Coop Retirement Plan (defined benefit)
  • Employee “Local Savings Plan” with a bonus based on a “Return to Local Equity” formula
  • Paid time off (PTO) 
  • Major sick leave (MJS) 
  • Company paid holidays  
  • Dependent Care Flex Spending Account
  • Industry training and development 
  • Service recognition program focused on honoring employees for their service and dedication 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – counseling sessions paid for by CPI
  • Scholarship program for patron and employee dependents  
  • Employee Referral Program with monetary incentives for bringing on new team members
  • Social activities, community events and employee discounts for tires, gas, phone and gym memberships

CPI Internship Program

CPI’s goal is to provide the future leaders of agriculture with a fun and educational environment. Our internships help the future generation gain valuable knowledge and experience while exploring career paths at CPI. CPI internships provide students with “real life” situations that will challenge them to put their education to use. If you’re interested in applying for an internship with CPI, please send a resume to Brittney Parr at bparr@cpicoop.com or Cyndi Vencill at cvencill@cpicoop.com.

Requirements:

  • Student must be pursuing a degree in Ag Business, Ag Econ, Agronomy, Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Advertising or a closely related agricultural field
  • Student must have completed their sophomore or junior year of academic courses from a university/college OR completed freshman year of academic courses from a community or trade college
  • Student must be in good academic standing
  • Student must have a valid US driver’s license and satisfactory MVR (Motor Vehicle Record)

2019 Summer Internship Opportunities

Please Note: ALL Internships for the Summer of 2019 have been filled.



Agronomy Intern
The Agronomy Intern will build knowledge of proper use of crop protection products, plant nutrition, precision agriculture, seed and other services CPI offers to area producers. The selected candidate will conduct field scouting for crop injury, weed control, application proficiency, test plots, hybrid and product comparisons. Additional projects will be assigned during the internship.


Applicator Intern
The Applicator Intern will build knowledge in both dry and wet application. The selected candidate will learn all aspects of safety that surrounds an applicator, including, but not limited to: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), labels and driving. They will learn the basics of liquid and dry application and learn how the various areas in agronomy impact application.


Operations Intern
The Operations Intern will build knowledge in various aspects of the Co-op Operations Division. The selected candidate will observe various leadership and management styles. They will also be assigned various projects during their internship.


Supply Chain Intern
The Supply Chain Intern will support the Supply Chain activities within the Energy Division business units. The selected candidate will learn best practices and/or tools (e.g. forecasting, distribution and logistics) for supply chain, hands-on knowledge. Support will be in the form of a project (potentially one large project or several smaller projects), with expectations, deliverables and timeliness.