CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Grain Merchandiser - Manager

Location: Northwestern, Minnesota
Date Posted: 04-24-2018
CHS Selection Services is collaborating with a successful member cooperative in Northwestern, Minnesota to identify candidates for a Grain Merchandiser / Manager to join their dynamic team.
 
The successful candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
 
Job Description:
  • Merchandise overall grain positions in accordance with company policy.
  • Establish and implement a program of elevator housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.
  • Provide leadership and vision for feed manufacturing. Be a part of planning and coordinating feed products offered by the cooperative to area producers through a team effort.
  • Oversee and ensure all corporate policy, local, state, and federal government regulations are adhered to and required compliance documentation is complete.
  • Implement and administer marketing programs with patrons.
  • Coordinate movement of grain, receiving, grading, loading, and storage among elevator facilities to maximize profitability and meet objectives of General Manager.
  • Communicate with general manager and/or line merchandisers on grain positions and grain programs.
  • Communicate marketing programs with farmer patrons.
  • Keep abreast of market conditions and area crop conditions to minimize exposure and maximize profitability.
  • Communicate with branch managers and operation specialists to facilitate orderly movement of grains and administration of marketing programs.
  • Manage grain merchandisers and/or grain staff.
  • Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ensure a quality product through regular monitoring of grain condition.
  • Establish and implement a program of elevator housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.
  • Provide leadership and vision for feed manufacturing. Be a part of planning and coordinating feed products offered by the cooperative to area producers through a team effort.
  • Oversee and ensure all corporate policy, local, state, and federal government regulations are adhered to and required compliance documentation is complete.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • Degree with 2 plus years of experience with Grain Merchandising and Elevator Operations
  • Grain handling experience
  • Series 3 and 30 license(s) beneficial but are not required 


Additional Details:
The organization is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. If you have any questions about this exciting opportunity, please contact Brian Slaughter at either Brian.slaughter@chsinc.com or (701) 721-7247.
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