A Team Dedicated to Success  

The employees of Sunrise Cooperative, a leading agricultural and energy cooperative located in Ohio, begin each day dedicated to focusing their expertise on growing our customer-owner's success. We provide team-based solutions across multiple platforms including agronomy, grain, energy, feed, precision agriculture and crop nutrition through PCT | Sunrise.

Our employee onboarding program is focused on RISE, Recruiting Innovative Sunrise Employees. We strive to build our team around individuals who are creative, out of the box thinkers that have a desire to be successful and evolve their career.

Does this sound like you? Whether you're looking for a full-time, part-time, or internship opportunity you'll find what you need here.


RISE FFA Career Program

We are pleased to announce our first recipient of the RISE FFA Career Program is Ethin Bendickson. Ethin is a 2020 graduate from Miami East High School and resides in Troy, Ohio. Ethin was active with the Miami East FFA Chapter serving as the chapter president and secretary. He took part in the Food Science and Dairy Cattle Judging Career Development Events and was the Career Skills Committee chairperson. 
Candidates for the RISE FFA Career Program needed to be a 2020 high school graduate that were active with their FFA chapter. They had to submit an application, along with an essay on: How the FFA has prepared you for a career with Sunrise Cooperative. The Ohio FFA Foundation reviewed and interviewed the applicants and made the selection of the recipient for a full-time position with Sunrise upon graduation.

This position requires a four-year commitment. The first two years will be spent rotating through different divisions learning about Sunrise Cooperative. Following the introductory two years, the individual will be evaluated and placed into a position based on their interest/expertise for the remainder of their commitment at Sunrise. At the end of the four-year commitment the individual will be assessed to determine their future with Sunrise.

The individual chosen for this position in 2021 will receive a new Ford Ranger truck as a signing bonus.The home chapter of the hired recipient will receive $1,000 to help enhance their local FFA program. 



Sunrise Cooperative offers a diverse and lucrative compensation and benefits package to all full-time employees. As a member of the Sunrise Cooperative team you receive:

  • Bi-weekly, direct deposit pay 
  • Benefit package offers: 
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • 401(k) savings plan 
  • Vacation and sick days allotted at hiring 
  • Profit sharing based on company profitability
Join Our Team!


Summer Internships


 • Work in all aspects of Sunrise Cooperative’s departments which includes
    agronomy, energy, feed, grain and precision.

 • Scouting all fields assigned, filling out all required forms, providing
   information back to the agronomy team.

 • Work with the Sunrise precision team, which includes soil and tissue            sampling, analyzing results and making recommendations, and 
    sales/installation of precision equipment.

 • Obtain experience in operations in all departments. 

 • Explore PCT | Sunrise® and marketing departments. 

 • Learn and experience the propane side of our energy business. 

 • Complete a summer project and present it to the Sunrise leadership
    team. All interns who present a project have the opportunity to receive a
    Sunrise scholarship
. One scholarship will be awarded.



The Value of Real-World Experience

Summer Internships with Sunrise Cooperative Provide Vital Experience for Students
Written By: Kennedy Brooks, Agronomy & Marketing Intern

Fremont, Ohio (June 15, 2020) – Gaining real world experience is an important factor when it comes to finding a job. An internship is a great opportunity to gain experience in the field, learn about yourself, learn about companies you might want to work for, and possibly land a job after graduation. They are a proven way to gain relevant knowledge, skills, and experience while establishing important connections in the field. Internships also are a great way to get your feet wet and find out if a specific field is something you could see yourself doing full-time.

Meet Our 2020 Interns