Buyer Grain Job Description Sample
Origination Specialist/ Grain Buyer
Origination Specialist/ Grain Buyer Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Position Purpose: The position will generate revenue by proactively and efficiently buying grain from and selling grain marketing solutions to targeted farmers (and designated others) within the region. Work in close alignment with Merchants, Farm Marketers, Personal Marketing Managers, and Customer Service Representatives to achieve overall business results and deliver superior customer service. They will deliver against agreed upon business goals and drive consistent execution of critical processes and systems in a manner that aligns with our values of safety and being the “Partner of Choice” for our customers.
Principal Accountabilities:55% - Buy grain (predominantly but not exclusively via phone) to maximize profitability and handle through Cargill and designated third party locations, ensuring compliance with applicable buying and margin management policies, procedures and contract management systems. Achieve grain purchase goal objectives at optimal margin through input to and alignment with merchandising objectives. 30% - Generate solutions revenue by selling grain marketing solutions that fit the needs of the farmer customer. Achieve solutions goal objectives in a responsible and profitable manner. 15% - Provide effective customer management for a designated list of accounts – ensuring accurate and timely contract management, leveraging sales effectiveness tools and processes, sharing customer insights and collaborating across product lines (CAMS) to maximize Cargill’s overall share of wallet.
Required: * 1 or more years of proven experience in sales
Experience professionally managing customer relationships
Experience achieving high sales, preferably in a high volume and non-face to face environment
Proven ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization and functions, inside and outside of Cargill AgHorizons.
Proven ability for self-motivation without supervision
Proven communication skills (written, oral, listening)
Preferred: * 2 year post-secondary education or equivalent experience
Broad knowledge of Cargill’s (or equivalent) Sales Effectiveness best in class model and Sales Framework
Broad knowledge of Cargill’s (or equivalent) grain sales contracting process and customer service support offering.
Understanding of grain commodity futures, future spreads, basis relationships
Understanding of grain quality management and its associated commercial opportunities
Understanding of grain flows and ability to capture opportunities the market presents
Knowledge of production agriculture and farm profitability factors. Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Primary Location US-NE-Carleton
Req ID: CAR00382
Grain Buyer Intern (Marion, OH)
Overview The Grain Buyer Intern will be responsible for assisting with procuring grain from producer customers, commercial accounts and managing a customer database for the biorefinery. The team member in this position will monitor the competitiveness of cash grain bids and policies and also develop and build strong customer relationships. Grain Buyer Interns will need to be aware of CBOT grain prices and be able to understand current market news; local, U.S. and World S&D and other fundamental and technical market factors in order to talk intelligently to customers about the market outlook. Grain Buyer Interns will assist with informing management of grain movements and other local news that may impact local buying efforts. The Grain Buyer Intern may also assist the Scale Master and must understand grain weighing and grading procedures and policies. Qualifications To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:
Studying towards a B.S. degree in Ag-Business or Marketing; must be a Senior level student.
Experience with the agricultural industry is preferred.
Knowledge in Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team. View Complete Job Description To review a complete job description click here. POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
Position Purpose The Grain Buyer is an agricultural sales and grain marketing specialist, responsible for developing long-term relationships with identified customers, and working face to face with grain producers on the farm. You will help farmers prosper and maximize their return by utilizing Cargill's full range of products, grain marketing services, and resources.
Through the use of business planning tools and our expertise, you will help to solve customer problems and create new opportunities. Generate revenue by proactively and efficiently buying grain from and selling grain marketing solutions to targeted farmers (and designated others) within the region. Work in close alignment with Merchants, Origination Specialists, Crop Insurance Agents, Personal Marketing Managers, Sales Agronomists and Customer Service Representatives to achieve overall business results and deliver superior customer service.
Deliver against agreed upon business goals and drive consistent execution of critical processes and systems in a manner that aligns with our values of safety and being the "Partner of Choice" for our customers. Principal Accountabilities 30% Contact with customers, directly and with other customer solutions specialists and farm marketers to: originate grain, introduce and sell Cargill products and risk management tools, assist producers in forming marketing plans, define customer needs, etc. 30% Develop long-term relationships with targeted customers by personalizing the solutions package to the individual customer's needs and aggressively selling value with the intent of maximizing returns for both the customer and Cargill. 20% Keep and use detailed records on the targeted customers to enhance the understanding of customers' problems and needs. 10% Actively participate in the planning and execution of the regional strategy, business plans, sales and marketing efforts - in particular, the process of defining targeted customers. 10% Communicate producer trends, marketing plans, crop conditions, wants / needs / concerns to the appropriate people within the region and product lines Required 2 year post-secondary education or equivalent experience 1 or more years of business-to-business sales experience Strong customer-service focus Strong communication and listening skills Ability to influence decision-making Excellent interpersonal skills Demonstrated understanding of the sales process. Demonstrated ability to receive feedback and alter approach as needed. Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team Preferred Bachelor's Degree or equivalent commercial grain experience Capable of delivering innovation Demonstrated knowledge of production agriculture Ability to work effectively within a team Capable of delivering innovation Agriculture/rural background with knowledge of production agriculture SDL2017
Grain Sampler - Wichita, Kansas
Job Title: GrainSampler - Wichita, Kansas
Kansas Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (“KGIS”) is currently accepting applications for full-time Samplers at KGIS’ service point station in Wichita, KS. This position is responsible for sampling trucks and railcars to obtain grain samples and prepare these samples for analysis.
Successful candidates will receive on-the-job training to use in obtaining necessary licensing. Candidates must be reliable, have strong mathematical and verbal skills, and the ability to work in all weather conditions. A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and a strong work ethic are required.
Starting wage of $12.75 per hour. KGIS offers a great benefit package which includes 401(K), health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.
For additional information, please contact Terry Colbert at Terry.Colbert@kansasgrain.com.
Millwright / Grain Service Work
millwrights ,welder, Perform Basic troubleshooting on grain and ,seed treating Equipment ,24hr service ,bases Electrical troubleshooting. must have a valid driver license , must be able to travel
Growmark Grain Merchandising Internship - Total Grain Marketing - Effingham, IL
COMPANY: Total Grain Marketing SUPERVISOR:
Mike Welbourne LOCATION: Effingham, IL _ WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING_ If you enjoy being outside and are interested in gaining hands-on grain merchandising experience, then we can’t wait to talk to you! We are looking for a Grain Merchandising Intern that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers. A few key areas of emphasis include:
Learn how cash basis values fluctuate daily and track changes accordingly
Assist Commodity Risk Consultant with marketing research and information analysis
Conduct a market study to identify prospective new accounts and end-user destinations _ WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE_ · You are pursuing a Bachelor's Degree at a 4-year university · You are currently in your junior year · You are in good academic status _ WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE_ · We value relationships and people first and foremost · We are a company that gives back to the community · We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources · We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities _ WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT US_ The GROWMARK Internship Program has been in existence for 59 years. The program has given over 1,150 students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the GROWMARK System “home” today!
Grain Merchandiser / Commodity Trader
Key Assets Recruitment is seeking a Grain Merchandiser for a client company. This is a direct hire position with the client. Candidates can be located anywhere in the US.
Location Can be located anywhere in the US
Relocation available: yes
Company has an exciting opportunity available for Merchandiser/Commodity Trader.. The Merchandiser/Commodity Trader will be responsible for procurement, storage, and sales of grain (Wheat, Oilseeds, Pulse Crops). They will also promote customer relations and coordinates efforts with various departments within company.
1. Assists internal and external customers with sales and questions, including but not limited to providing market quotes and discussing market trends.
2. Monitors and maintains product inventory through inspection and providing direction to various clerks as to work to be done and answering questions they may have.
3. Coordinates with various departments to ensure efficient and accurate operations.
4. Reviews and prepares operation documentation including various reports for internal and external use.
* Minimum 10 Year Experience with a major grain company and established book of business
* Knowledge of industry regulations and guidelines.
* Knowledge of company products and services.
* Skill in effective written and oral communication.
* Skill in mathematical computation.
* Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
* Ability to effectively function as a team player.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks.
* Ability to organize employee work schedules to ensure timely completion of projects.
* Ability to maintain high level of organization and attention to detail.
* Ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple urgent requests.
* Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.
Must haverequirements (candidates will be required to supply details on the below items along with resume)
1. Bachelor's degree preferred.
2. 10+ years of experience with a major grain company and established book of business.
3. Knowledge of industry regulations and guidelines.
4. Experience with Montana grains.
With Key Assets as your consulting and recruitment partner you will be working with a firm that has a relentless passion and belief in the difference people can make. As a company's most valuable resource, the selection, development and retention of people form a company's competitive advantage. We believe in valuing investments in people because people add value.
Midwest Grain Company in Southern Overland Park looking for a Grain Accountant/Staff Accountant. This person will be involved with various aspects of grain settlements, along with the over seeing of accounting activities from several off site locations. We are willing to train the right person, so grain experience is greatly beneficial but not a necessity. This is a good opportunity for a candidate who is a self starter, organized and has good communication skills.
Grain Operations Specialist
Centerra Co-op (formerly Town & Country Co-op and Western Reserve Farm Cooperative) is a locally owned and operated business serving the North Central Ohio area for over 80 years.
Job Title: Grain Operations Specialist - Mansfield, OH location
Reports to: Grain Operations Manager
Position Objective: The Grain Operations Specialist takes Individuals who take pride and ownership in their work and are conscientious, enjoy physical work, driven to interact with others, respond positive to pressure and have an internal drive. This person will plan their work and work their plan. This individual will also have a clear sense of where they are headed, make progress toward goals, and are forthright and honest. Always using common sense, to determine how best to proceed, with the underlying expectation being to meet the cooperative's mission and goals which will ultimately result in outstanding customer service.
Occupation Specific Tasks:
- Safety is the first priority
- Ability to grading grain, sample grain and storage of grain delivered by customers after being properly trained
- Maintain grain grading license
- Work with team to ship and receive grain commodities
- Attention to details and self-pride in a job well done
- Understand that the grain team is the face of Centerra Co-op
- Ability to provide outstanding customer service at all times
- Perform duties as requested by management
The applicant should display a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational and problem solving skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask and be a strong communicator, both paper and over the phone, as he/she will frequently deal with customers, ability to work long hours under stressful conditions. Pay will be based on experience.
Education: High School Graduate or equivalent.
Senior Scientist / Staff Scientist, Grain Milling - Franklinton
Pioneer a brighter future At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research, Innovation and Supply, you will help find the biological answers and build the new businesses that can pave the way for a brighter future.
Senior Scientist / Staff Scientist, Grain Milling - Franklinton As a Senior or Staff Scientist, you will provide critical knowledge and industrial insights to set the technology direction for projects within our enzymatic Grain Milling platform, with a particular emphasis on wheat and corn. You will have the opportunity to influence strategic directions, apply your knowledge and experience in the laboratory and towards leading projects. You will play a key role in helping to establish lab and pilot-scale methods to simulate industrial processes.
You will be asked to design, execute / direct, interpret and summarize experimental results; preparing reports and making presentations on findings. In our labs, you'll never be alone – you will have the support of passionate colleagues and the ability to collaborate with a global team of thought leaders. Qualifications Ph.D. in Grain Science, Plant Chemistry, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical / Process / Biochemical Engineering, or related field, with minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or M.S. with 8 years of experience.
Working experience and knowledge in grain milling and process is required, with emphasis on wheat and corn. Experience on improving grain milling processes and increasing separation efficiency is greatly desired. Hands on laboratory experience, new assay development, and strong analytical skills in substrate characterization.
Prior experience leading project teams and strong project leadership skills are preferred A passion for challenging conventions and a drive for excellence Preference for contributing within a collaborative team environment required Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let's realize your potential together. About Novozymes Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions.
Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet's resources and helping build better lives. As the world's largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status. Application deadline: February 9, 2018 Reference no. SDL2017
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