CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Director of Credit and Agricultural Producer Financing

Location: East Central, Wisconsin
Date Posted: 07-21-2017
CHS Aligned Solutions is partnering with a large, successful agricultural member cooperative in east-central Wisconsin to hire a Director of Credit and Producer Financing.  This position is a senior-level executive role and will be part of the leadership team, reporting into the CEO.
Position Summary:
The Director of Credit and Producer Financing ensures that the credit policies of  the cooperative are adhered to, credit goals are achieved, and thorough and accurate business records are maintained. This position is responsible for analyzing and improving the credit and collections processes, monitoring risk, developing collection strategies and providing supervision of the day-to day operations of the credit and collections team.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Recruits current and potential customers for producer financing through phone calls and farm visits
  • Oversees the producer loan financing process from start to finish
  • Builds and maintains relationships with local lenders based trust and communication
  • Collaborates with department managers, location managers and sales staff to inform, influence and increase business through new and existing customers
  • Responsible for leading and managing the Credit department
  • Maintains and processes credit applications and reviews existing accounts to establish credit limits
  • Checks applicant references and credit rating to determine credit worthiness
  • Enforces debt collection procedures
  • Responsible for managing the division’s administration and reporting
  • Management of the Agri-Loan and Credit Administrator 
  • Focuses heavily in customer service including building relationships with customers
Qualifications & Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4-10 years’ related experience or equivalent experience
  • Must understand agriculture and agricultural industry needs
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Must be personable, approachable, a good leader and manager, organized, able to work independently, capable of multitasking and achieving results

Additional Information:
This position is located at a local member cooperative that is working with CHS for Selection Services. For complete job details including location, company details and additional information, please connect with Dani Heeren with CHS.  This is an equal-opportunity employer with competitive full time pay and benefits.  All interested applicants must apply online. If assistance is required, please send email inquiry to Dani Heeren at  
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