Buyer Grain Job Description Sample
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.
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
Senior Buyer Commodity Purchasing - Grain Merchandiser
Title Senior Buyer Commodity Purchasing - Grain Merchandiser
AR Facility Name (Location)
11277110 Sr Buyer Commodity Full Time / Part Time
1 Relocation Covered
Job Description SUMMARY: This position will report to the Manager of Local Grain Services (LGS) and Truck Corn in a supporting role merchandising physical corn and feed grains for delivery to Tyson Feed Mills.
Responsibilities include: Managing the purchase-to-pay process for feed grains in the assigned areas, contracting with farmer vendors and retailers of corn for truck delivery, securing supplies forward of spot delivery for feed mills and managing inventory levels at assigned feed mills, promoting LGS platform and programs to farmer vendors and executing and maintaining hedges related to forward purchases of grain. Other duties include:
Develop and maintain daily corn bid sheets; coordinate deliveries with the Manager of Commodity Transportation; approve transactions and enter contracts in the portal and Tyson's system of record, review and utilize market reports, data and analysis to develop hedging strategies; travel to farmer gatherings to meet with farmers and discuss the portal, programs and explain LGS to farmers; hedge purchases and build and maintain position reports related to purchases. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Broad knowledge in a financial or agricultural field normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Preference for a degree in Finance, Ag Economics or Ag Business. Experience: 4 plus years’ experience. 1+ years' experience required in a grain merchandising or equivalent role. Computer
Standard computer skills; experience in Microsoft Office applications required. Experience with SAP a +, but not required. Communication
Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to speak publicly to farmers in presentations. Special
Knowledge of merchandising practices and flexible contract pricing methods; ability to address groups and give presentations; understand the needs of the farmers and have the ability to work with a wide variety of teams and suppliers. Supervisory: NA Travel: 10 - 20 domestic trips per year.
Req ID 54727BR Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Ouris rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent. Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
Grain Operations Superintendent - Encompass Grain & Rail Co-Op - Delavan, IL
COMPANY: Encompass Grain & Rail Co-op HIRING MANAGER: Kris Roberts LOCATION: Delavan, IL
Seeking a Grain Operations Superintendent with at least five years of grain operations experience to coordinate operations at a busy multi sight truck & rail company.* * Candidates must be able to deal well with people, make decisions, earn respect, be highly organized and mechanically inclined, capable of thinking on their feet, and willing to motivate, work with and lead an outside crew.
This is not a desk position; it entails supervising a crew and running the grain elevator on a daily basis.
Candidates must be safety-minded and understand and be willing to perform all day-to-day operations of an elevator including grain handling, drying, storage, blending, quality control, and maintenance.
Taking the lead on loading trains and maintaining a positive attitude are also important.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys challenges and lots of activity and desires to come into a highly successful company and be a part of company leadership at a key location.
This company offers opportunity to grow, excel, and advance.
They care about their people and will not treat you like a number.
Job Description: s: Computes, classifies, records, and verifies grain data for use in maintaining accounting records by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and
Reconciles grain transactions and records to ensure Daily Position Report is in balance, accurate, and in compliance with State and Federal regulations.
Enters grain shipments and settles grain tickets.
Valuation and analysis of our Grain Position in preparation for our monthly and quarterly financial statements.
Audits contracts, tickets and other documents to ensure they are properly filled out, accounted for, and filed.
Assists with analysis of department as well as financial and grain audits.
Makes or recommends adjustments or corrections on analysis of records.
Pay vendors and customers based on sound records.
Work with locations and customers to answer grain related questions.
Other duties may be assigned. Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
- Customer Service
- Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments. Maintains confidentiality; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
- Written Communication
- Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.
- Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity- Completes work in timely manner.
Safety and Security
- Observes safety and security procedures. Required Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience: Two-year accounting degree or minimum two-year accounting experience is required. Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Computer
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Excel and Word software. Certificates and Licenses: No certifications needed Supervisory
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Ability to adjust focus. Keyword: Grain Accountant From: Heartland Co-op
Crime Scene Cleanup Technician - Grain Valley, MO
Job Description: s: Position Title: Crime Scene Cleanup Technician Location: Grain Valley, MO Aftermath has an immediate need for a Crime Scene Cleanup Technician located in Grain Valley, MO. If you are passionate about helping people during times of tragedy and enjoys working in a hands-on environment, we invite you to apply. This is your opportunity to join a growing company offering a competitive wage structure and benefits. Job
We are seeking a Technician who is hardworking, compassionate, and has a strong desire to help families in need. As a Technician, you will be on-call 24/7 so that you can assist families whenever the need arises. You must also be willing to travel, and depending on the situation, be flexible with multi-day travel. Aftermath will provide all lodging accommodations. While prior experience in construction, demolition, restoration, carpentry, and comparable industries are desired, it is not required. Aftermath provides comprehensive training and certification on safety and compliance, biohazard cleanup process and procedure, and customer service. We are committed to training our Technicians for success. Main
Provides leadership and direction to the field crime scene cleanup team to ensure 100% customer satisfaction
Will work hand-in-hand with the team to clean up after situations like suicides, homicides, unattended deaths, or accidents
He/she will lead all on-site customer interactions, estimate the project scope, get agreement from the customer to proceed
Project manage the cleanup & Document and process required paperwork
Responsible for Coordinating logistics and travel for the team
Responsible for On-going training of process and procedure and safety compliance
Oversee maintenance of location and truck
At least 18 years of age or older
Must have a valid Driver's License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record
Must reside locally and be able to respond to the dispatch office within a reasonable time after receiving a service call
Must be available (on call) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Occasional overnight travel, including multi-day travel
Ability to lift up to 50lbs
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is a plus
Prior experience that demonstrates a strong work ethic and ability to multi-task Required Experience: Keyword: Field Technician From: Aftermath Services
Requirements: Must have a valid driver's license and dependable transportation to get to the work site.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Must be willing to be on call and work flexible hours.Duties: Loading and unloading trucks and loading rail cars and basic cleaning/sweeping of work area.1 position open in Tiber, 1 position in Chester and 1 position open in Rudyard
Grain Operations Specialist
11326BRPosting Title:Grain Operations SpecialistJob Posting:CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Retail division! We are looking for an Grain Operations Specialist to join our growing team. You must be customer focused, hardworking, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. This position has the opportunity for growth.You will:
Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
Perform all job functions as needed to ensure facility operates smoothly and customers receive excellent customer service.
Control and monitor all load out functions.
Understand and operate automated scale/dump systems.
Blend grain as prescribed and/or generate grain blends.
Monitor and maintain quality of inventory and blended product.
Load and unload products from railcars or trucks.
Operate heavy equipment as needed.
Conduct regular house-cleaning duties, processes and record keeping.
Maintain and keep records on all equipment including legs, conveyors, cleaners, vehicles and all other facility equipment.
Follow all company policies, procedures and safety requirements.
Lift 75 lbs, climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins; work in dusty conditions and changing temperatures.
Perform other duties as needed or assigned.
Work extended hours to meet business demands.
Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
Maintain and report monthly inventories.
Maintain proper grain conditioning.
Follow all company safety policies and procedures. Training provided:
Train loading operations
Operation of elevator equipment
Operation of location facilities
High School diploma or GED
Able to lift 75 lbs, climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins
Experience operating loaders, conveyors, tractors, and track mobile
Able to work in dusty conditions and adverse weather conditions and temperatures
Able to work extended hours to meet business demands
CDL license or ability to attain one
Pass a DOT required physical and drug screen
Grain, fertilizer, or chemical handling experience Auto req ID:11326BR :CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.The CHS Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment for positions within CHS as well as finding opportunities for candidates within our robust network of member cooperatives. By submitting an application for any position, you give CHS permission to review your application and contact you to discuss opportunities within our member cooperatives. To explore current openings within our member cooperatives, please click here.Minimum Years of Experience Required:0City:YumaState/Province:Colorado Minimum Education Required:GED / High School Diploma Employment Status:ACTIVE FULL TIME Career Type:Grain, Laborer / Production, Maintenance
Grain Elevator Associate
Select Staff is seeking 3 full time employees to work in a grain elevator.
- Grading grain
- General labor
- Must be punctual
- Must have can-do attitude
- Must be able to pass drug test
Select Staff recognizes that knowing our customer and providing qualified and skilled staff is vital in serving customers. We have service systems in place for developing profiles of clients, systems for assessing and hiring a capable work force, systems of quality control and follow-up to assess satisfaction of the client and employee. We know our greatest challenge is to adhere to a single set of standards in our service and our hiring. Select Assurance is our internal quality assurance process where we check and monitor ourselves.
Grain Location Manager
Job Description: s: Co-Alliance is seeking a Grain Location Manager for our Union Mills, IN location. This position is responsible for the operations and profitability of the assigned Grain Elevator. The role includes customer service, employee supervision, facility and equipment optimization, financial management, and short/long term planning for the location. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following reflects essential functions for this position. Senior Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
Supervise and develop office personnel and outside crew in the operations of the elevator.
Optimize facility operations for maximum efficiencies, while being responsive to the needs of our farmer owners and processor customers.
Assist in the hiring and training of elevator personnel, including annual evaluations.
Manage facility financial results, including expense budgeting and assisting with sales merchandising decisions.
Ensure grain quality and condition meets grade and expectations.
Manage facility assets, including preventative maintenance, repair, and equipment replacement.
Promote safety awareness, and ensure compliance with safety policies, procedures, and regulatory standards.
Uphold a clean facility environment, and ensure compliance with housekeeping policies, procedures, and standards.
Support grain originators, and grain origination efforts.
Support Grain Division goals and objectives, including the development and implementation of location long term and short term plans.
Ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations. Required Experience: Ideal candidate should have a degree in a related field and 5+ years of hands-on Grain Location Management experience. This position will require an excellent command of the following: leadership, problem solving, self-motivation, organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook). The considered candidate will have a confident and courteous manner, established leadership skills, and a strong commitment to employee safety. The candidate must be able to hear and speak clearly, read, comprehend and communicate orally and in writing. Position requires standing and walking for long periods, climbing stairs and ladders, and working with tools, working within close-confined spaces and working within extreme temperatures. Keyword: Grain Location Manager From: Co-Alliance LLP
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