The Senior Grain Buyer is responsible for procuring grain products from producer customers and elevators and managing a producer database. Team members in this position monitor competitiveness for cash grain product bids, the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and remain familiar with area and CME grain prices at all times as well as maintain accountability for informing management of movements, USDA reports and future projections. The Senior Grain Buyer is responsible for HAZMAT loading procedures including preparing HAZMAT paperwork and maintaining close coordination with the Marketing partners on the movement of products and data.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associates degree or greater in Ag-Business or Marketing or other formal training preferred.
Three (3) plus years of experience in grain marketing is required.
Proficiency with grain purchasing and contract management systems required.
Forklift and skid loader certification preferred; valid driver
?s license with proof of insurance required.Previous management experience is preferred. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications is required.Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
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