Grain Merchandising Manager - Farmers Elevator Company of Biggs and Easton -Havana, IL

COMPANY: Farmers Elevator Company of Biggs and Easton

LOCATION: Havana, IL

PAY GRADE: Salary

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Under the direction of the Company General Manager, is responsible for origination, directing operations of locations and grain origination. Assist the General Manger with all duties and responsibilities

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Responsible for the purchasing of grain through all elevators
  • Executes grain hedging strategies and the risk management program through the use of cash grain, and exchange traded futures and options
  • Negotiates with brokers, millers, truckers, terminals, etc. in order to establish cash grain bids and sales prices
  • Utilize grain risk management strategies to assist producer marketing and origination
  • Assist in management of company, including customer relations, grain operations, operation of truck scales, rail billing, grain purchase and sales accounting
  • Coordinate grain logistics and trucking dispatch
  • Responsible for interpreting marketing reports, technical information and other market data so that appropriate market information and recommendations can be disseminated to customers
  • Performs related duties as assigned

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Normally requires a college degree, preferably in Ag Economics, Ag Marketing or Agri-Business and two or more years of experience in marketing and commodity trading 
  • Requires a Series III Commodity Brokers License and other appropriate licenses or certifications or the ability to obtain these licenses
  • Should have knowledge of cooperative philosophies and principles
  • Proven professional communication, presentation, persuasion, and customer service skills
  • Proven planning, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be available to work hours beyond those considered normal and available for overnight travel
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license to travel and be available for night meetings
  • Must have basic computer skills

 

Company
Growmark
Posted
11/04/2020
Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 51,000.00
per Year
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Location
Havana, IL 62644, US