A very successful Illinois grain company based in the heart of corn country is looking for an Origination Manager to lead the grain origination and merchandising efforts in their country elevator network.
This is an ideal position for a highly motivated individual who thrives in a team environment and takes ownership in driving for results to see the whole company succeed. This role will have grain P & L responsibility for a network of country elevators in addition to fob farm origination and trading activity. You will work daily with a cohesive team including operations, accounting, and internal merchandising professionals.
The ideal candidate will have a solid knowledge of hedging, cash grain trading, truck logistics, producer risk management strategies and proven ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external customers. This position will require solid leadership skills with the ability to coach, mentor and train in one-on-one and group settings.
Qualified candidates must have a BS degree in Ag or Business or equivalent experience and 5+ years of experience in a grain origination / merchandising role. The candidate must be well organized, have excellent computer skills and very effective written and verbal communication skills.
Very competitive salary with bonus program and comprehensive benefit package plus an opportunity for internal career growth.
Interested candidates, please contact Dave Allen.