A reputable Northern Illinois grain company is seeking an experienced Grain Merchandiser to trade grain for multiple facilities.
This person will work with a variety of scenarios, focusing primarily on barge and rail trading. You will have exceptional opportunities to use your merchandising skills to impact company success and earnings while learning continuously in a diverse agricultural setting.
Solid merchandising experience is a must, whether it's 2-3 years of the right experience or 25+ years of trading. The "right" experience includes barge / CIF experience or some good rail experience. Candidates with good ethanol trading experience will also be considered.
You will need to have strong communication skills; a BS degree preferably in Ag Economics, Ag Business, or Business; be team oriented; and have the ability to hit the ground running. You will touch nearly all facets of the grain industry; therefore, the ability to think on your feet to meet expectations and demands on multiple fronts is necessary.
The successful candidate will have the work ethic and mentality to meet the demands of harvest season and other unique situations. You will work with multiple facilities and people over a widespread geography and have the opportunity to take on more responsibilities and to learn and grow within an established organization.
Located in a rural setting yet not far from exceptional cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities, this position will put you in a well rounded environment with local control, national and international contacts, and widespread exposure.
Compensation is in the $85-110,000 range and offers an excellent benefits package and a bonus plan.
Experienced and well qualified Grain Merchandisers looking for career growth, please contact Dave Allen and Chelbi Williams Alt.