CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Grain Merchandiser

Location: Eastern, Kansas
Date Posted: 10-03-2017
CHS Aligned Solutions is partnering with a member cooperative in Eastern Kansas to help hire a Grain Merchandiser to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and will report directly to the grain operations manager.
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with all merchandising functions within the department. This would include logistics, buying, selling and originating, along with other possible activities.
Job Requirements:
  • Involved in coordinating the logistical movement of trucks and rail for all grain in the TMA facilities in coordination with the train loader.
  • Qualify for and be able to retain a series 3 license.
  • Set freight rates for movement of TMA grain.
  • Help plan and execute company merchandising goals.
  • Coordinate logistics for direct ship and farm purchase programs.
  • Work with grain originators on farm purchases.
  • Establish a farm bid pricing system and publish to TMA Grain Marketing Team.
  • Work with the Grain Marketing Team to establish end user relationship to add value for TMA.
  • Continually investigate best practices for grain logistics operations.
  • Originate non-TMA elevator bushels (farm and commercial).
  • Participate as a member of the Grain Marketing Team.
  • Involved in coordination of all daily merchandising functions.
  • Search out new markets as directed.
  • Involved in billing of rail transportation.
  • Help plan and execute company merchandising goals.
  • Participate as member of the Grain Marketing Team. 
Required Education and/or Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university, or one to two years related experience in the grain industry and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Details:
This co-op member is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. If you would like more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Brian Slaughter at or (701) 721-7247.
All applicants must apply online.
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