Origination Merchant
Cargill - Tuscola, IL

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Dedicated to helping farmers prosper, Cargill AgHorizons U.S. helps customers manage their risk and maximize production through grain marketing alternatives, crop insurance, agronomic advice and crop inputs. Part of Cargill's global agricultural supply chain group, Cargill AgHorizons serves customers with a 1,500-member team at more than 100 grain elevators and service centers across the United States.

The Origination Merchant will be based out of our Tuscola, IL facility, and will generate revenue by proactively originating grain and selling solutions to our targeted accounts within a specific geography .

Principal Accountabilities:
Purchasing grain and selling solutions to both targeted and non targeted customers within a specified geography.

1) Originate grain for the Farm Service Group

2) Generate revenue by selling Cargill Solutions to our farm customers

3) Market grain into end users within the FSG outlined territory (processors, ethanol plants, etc.)

Consistently apply policies, procedures and systems to include:

1) Contract management/Grain Buying Policy

2) Support/Help Manage FOB Farm and Flex Program

3) FSG margin management policies


1 or more years of Business to Business sales experience

Proven Communication skills (written, oral, listening)

Proven ability to professionally manage customer relationships

Proven ability for self motivation without supervision

Proven high sales achievement

Proven ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization

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inside and outside of Cargill AgHorizons

Ability to learn and understand grain futures, future spreads and basis


PC Skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Four year college degree

Knowledge of production agriculture a plus but not required

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.



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