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VP-Supply Chain and Risk Management
This position is accountable for the execution of all supply chain activities and risk management of the company. This is a rapidly growing company in a fast paced environment in the new food economy. Very lucrative compensation situation.
Ref # 11-170
Lead the responsibilities of the location in operations and trading/origination. Help manage positions, contracts, freight and logistics.Assist merchandising team in trading plans and origination. Must have terminal grain exp. and shuttle loading knowledge. Will build strong team and must have skills in communications. Needs minimum of 5 yrs.experience in merchandising. Degree required. Salary $100-135K DUE
Ref # 01-735
Executive Director (ED)
Responsibility will include working closely with two Board of Directors, carrying out projects and policies as authorized. The ED shall have administrative authority over all personnel and shall have the authority to delegate responsibilities to employees to successfully carry out the directives of the respective boards of directors. The ideal candidate has 5+ years previous management experience and team management skills, budgeting and financial management skills and an acute understanding of agriculture in the area (especially corn). Requires a Bachelors or a Masters degree (Business major preferred). Location Western. Competitive annual salary DUE.
Ref # 10-128
Merchandiser Trainees (x5)
Prefer candidate with strong math skills and some related Ag or Financial experience with good relationship building skills. Will be trained in trading, logistics, accounting, QA & sales. BS degree or higher. Prefer agriculture background and prefer a positive, self-motivated individual with good organizational and communication skills. Locations: Vary. Salary: $55-70k plus full benefit program.
Ref # 01-711
Deal with local growers and commercial accounts in building strong relationships. Develop game plans for grain, feed ingredient, oilseeds origination and freight. Work closely with Mgr. managing positions, contracts,, credit, etc. Prefer up to at least 1 year experience. Should understand grain flows, futures, logistics. Degree required. Salary=$55-75k DUE
Ref # 01-733
Commodity trading company searching for a Grain Merchandiser to add to this TX location! Work with management to maximize plant profitability by implementing effective risk management strategies and tools with respect to grain origination, marketing and transportation. Oversee and manage grain procurement for assigned location. Ensure grain supply is available to operations personnel at all times. Familiarity with area grain prices and marketing practices. Establish and maintain inventory tracking systems that are acceptable to management and any regulatory agencies. Work with management to build and maintain relationships with local producers and customers. Work with management to understand the grain grading and weighing functions according to USDA and state specifications. Possess full understanding of the Chicago Board of Trade and collaborate with management on price movements and trends, USDA reports and future projections. Communicate commodity inventory levels and logistics; and manage transportation. Maintain and enforce all safety programs and procedures. Complete all tasks as assigned by Management. Experience and knowledge in grain/agriculture industry required, 2+ year's experience with grain procurement preferred. Must be technologically proficient, capable of using a range of software applications including advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite. Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize workloads. Independent worker, self-motivated, high sense of urgency. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Maintain positive professional relationships, both internal and external. Demonstrated business acumen and leadership skills. 80-90K DOE plus bonus
Ref # 04-033
1-3 years experience in merchandising/origination of grain or feed ingredients. Will originate grain for 10 facilities. Salary: to 70k + Bonus. Location: Western NE
Ref # 01-724
Grain/Feed Ingredient Trader
Grain/Feed Ingredient Trader
Buy and Sell wheat and feed grain via truck and rail to end user, i.e, feed lots, feed mills, ethanol plants, etc. Salary: $80k ++ bonus. Location: Western NE
Ref # 01-725
Will have responsibility for all business activity within a trading location which will include managing positions, managing necessary futures accounts and handling A/R & A/P. will establish specific business goals, customer relationships and other aspects of the trading business. Midwest location. Salary: $75-125k.
Ref # 01-469
2-5 years experience in merchandising/origination of grain. Accountable for daily trading activity, assisting in arranging freight, negotiation with customers and assist management in cash flow, credit, A/R & A/P. Good growth potential. Report to Senior Manager. Degree. Midwest location. Salary up to 470k + possible bonus.
Ref # 01-470
Feed Grain Trader
Responsible for daily trading activity for wheat trading in the central US. Will manage freight, (primarily truck), futures accounts, AP/AR, cash positions, etc. Prefer 3-5 years wheat trading experience. Midwest location. Salary: $100-150k.+ Bonus
Ref # 01-693
Feed Grain Trader
Responsible for daily trading activity for feed grains into feedlots, feedmills, ethanol plants, etc., in west central United States. Will manage freight (primarily truck) futures accounts, AP/AR, cash positions, etc. Prefer 3-5 years feed grain trading experience, preferably feed lot trading. Midwest location. Salary: $100-150k + bonus.
Ref # 01-694
Feed Ingredient Trader
Join a very well established feed ingredient and grain trading concern, adding to their aleady established team of professionals. Must have proven experiecne with either or both feed ingredients or grain. Can be home based location, if need be. Excellent financial opportunity.
Ref # 11-984
Will support the Merchandising Mgr. in the trading function. Will handle such functions as processing purchase and sales contracts, prepare shipping orders, invoices, sales contracts, advise manager of various over/under fills. Assist in trading and hedging under direction of manager. Prefer AA or BS Degree or equivalent exp. Must have good communication, and customer service skills. Good opportunity for growth.
Ref # 01-747
Midwest or Southwest
Will be required to learn the companies business as it pertains to merchandising. Will be expected to assist, immediately, in all aspects of merchandising and, if necessary, sales. Will uncover leads and develop relationships with new customers. Helpful to have experience in trading and knowledge of QC and credit. AG background helpful. BS degree and several years experience. Location: Midwest or Southwest. Salary: $70-90k
Ref # 01-726
Will develop origination base for exports of grains and feed ingredients. Need strong understanding of truck trading and arbitrage, basics of barge trading, grain futures, logistics, shuttle loading. Will help train others. Have exposure to general positions, contracts, credit, freight, P&L. Need strong leader skills and develop relationships with commercial accounts. Prefer at least 5+ years exp. in Trading. Prefer BS Degree. Salary $70-100K DUE.
Ref # 01-732
Northeast - New York
Work in a team setting to manage company's objectives, taking positions, making purchases and sales, all in order to maximize market share and profitability. Develop a business in a new region and/or with a specific group of commodities. Requires either a little commodity trading experience up to a seasoned trader with proven track record involving feed commodities. New York State....excellent compensation and opportunity to grow.
Ref # 08-959
Consolidate and report national and regional supply & demand projections on commodities. Maintain margins and market spreadsheets. Collect local commodity price data, and learn the company credit and risk policies. Maintain market intelligence program. Need strong customer service commitment & able to interpret technical procedures. Should be willing to relocate for bigger roles. Prefer ag background, Degree required. Salary $55-75K
Ref # 01-728
Responsible for flour milling and handling the milling process. Will manage 2-5 employees on a rotating shift. Good growth potential. Need 3-5 years experience, preferably in the milling areas. Midwest location. Salary: $55- 65k
Ref # 01-696
Senior Grain Elevator Operator
Perform critical operations to keep facility running, including loading/unloading. cleaning and maintenance. Monitor all equipment to ensure good working order, and oversee maintenance of facility and equipment. work effectively with Team to foster safe work environment.Need high degree of attention to detail. Prefer 3-5 yrs exp. of general elevator experience. Need HS or GED Diploma. Salary $60-80K+ DUE
Ref # 01-734
Location Manager, Grain Only
Manage 6 outside employees and 2 office staff at a location that handles only grain. No merchandising duties. Some customer contact. Keep location running efficiently, create cost savings, hire/fire. Manage 6 outside employees and 2 office staff at a location that handles only grain. No merchandising duties. Some customer contact. Keep location running efficiently, create cost savings, hire/fire. At least 5 years of experience as a Location Manager or Superintendent at a shuttle loader. Must have hands-on experience loading shuttles. Must have directly managed outside employees, have good technical knowledge of grain transfer and storage. $70,000 to $90,000.
Ref # 04-032
Export Grain Superintendent
Supervise all facility operations personnel in unloading/loading grain, storing, maintaining grain quality, maintenance and repair of equipment. Hands on position, you must be able to operate heavy equipment. Degree is preferred.1 0 years of experience to include a minimum of 5 years at an export elevator. $80,000 to $100,000.
Ref # 04-016
Grain Elevator Superintendent
Manage 4 locations, one a shuttle-loader and the others seasonal locations. Primarily wheat and corn. Will be managing a total of only 5 people, so need to be extremely hands-on. Very rural Kansas location. 3 or more years of experience supervising others in outside operations at a grain elevator. Shuttle-loading experience is not required, but must have some rail load-out experience. $60,000 to $80,000.
Ref # 04-027
Will work in conjunction with the Elevator Superintendents and Location Managers of numerous facilities including shuttle loading and 100-car loading operations. Duties include overall grain quality management, maintenance, safety, budgeting and personnel management. Should have at least 7-10 years experience in grain operations with good management skills. Prefer Degree. Salary $90-120K plus potential bonus. Western Midwest.
Ref # 01-749
Grain Elevator Superintendent
Manage 1 person in the operation of a seasonal grain facility in a very rural area of Colorado. Must be very hands-on. 2 years of experience managing others in operations at a grain elevator. Might consider less. Rail loadout experience a big plus. $50,000 to $60,000.
Ref # 04-028
fPlan and assist in the supervision of electricians, mechanics, and millwrights conducting maintenance and repairs of operating equipment for large grain facility. Will help oversee 6-20 technicians. Will generate and maintain parts and repair data and supervise standards and govt. regulations. Prefer 5-yrs. in maintenance Mgt. or Maintenance Planning. Prefer exp. in welding, gearbox, cutting, etc of material handling systems. Requires HS diploma/GED, prefers Degree/Voc. or Technical School. Must be effective communicator. Salary $60-63K plus incentives.
Ref # 01-742
Plan and assist in the supervision of electricians, mechanics and millwrights conducting maintenance repairs of operating equipment for large grain facility. Will help oversee 8-16 technicians. Will generate and maintain parts and repair data and supervise standards government regulations. Prefer 2-5 years in maintenance management or planning. Needs strong mechanical troubleshooting skills of industrial equipment such as conveyors and robotics. Requires HS diploma/GED. Prefer degree or tech school or related. Must be good communicator. Location: West. Salary: $80-83k + bonus incentive.
Ref # 01-750
As shift supervisor, will work with rail unload operations and ship loading operations. Will handle safety and administrative duties performing inspections of facilities and mechanical equipment. Will work on a rotating shift basis with good opportunity for growth to Superintendent. Salary: $65-70k. Recent college grad with engineering degree or AG, with internships in the ag industry, if possible. Western location.
Ref # 01-751
Regional Plant Manager
Manage day-to-day operations of 3 plant facilities, including grain and flour milling to meet or exceed budgeted yield and operating cost targets. Must be a leader of all plant's personnel and handle plant problems. Will manage grain, milling, and production line operations, including safety, quality, security, and customer compliance. Prefer degree with 5+ years experience in food plant operations or milling. Salary: $100 - 130k DUE. Location: Southwest
Ref # 01-748
Shift Supervisor Soybean Processing
Supervise Operators in Processing, Boiler, Shipping and Receiving, and Biorefinery at this large soybean crushing and biofuel facility. NOTE you will be required to work 12 hour shifts and rotate between day and night shift every 4 weeks. Fill out work orders using the CMMS. Responsible for Safety, Plant Security, Scheduling, Training. Provide input on hiring, evaluations, discipline. Maintain accurate inventory of soybeans, meal, and fuel. Report to Crush Manager. Prefer degree, but will consider any level of education. Requires 4 years of Supervisory experience in a continuous process environment. Preference is for soybean experience, but will consider other grain or feed processing, or similar industries. Must have experience with maintenance and reliability. Microsoft Office proficiency is required. To $65,000 plus profit sharing.
Ref # 04-963
Industrial Engineer, Soybean Processing
Operations Support Specialist Engineer. Company crushes soybeans and processes oil into biodiesel. This position combines operations management, project management and maintenance support. It is the ultimate goal for this position to understand all aspects of plant operations in order to provide technical and engineering guidance to develop and implement operational improvements in order to gain efficiencies and cost savings. In additional the Operations Support Specialist will provide engineering support in terms of project development, implementation, and management. Hands on, requires climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, etc. Eventually will expected to provide backup support for Operations staff. May require 12 hour shift work. Technical skills, Safety, project management are all part of the job. BS in Engineering preferred. Will consider other related degrees. Must have at least 3 years of experience in soybean processing, and completed at least two years of training in Maintenance or Operations in a soybean facility.
Ref # 04-997
Mid-South, and Northeast
Plant Manager - feed
Plant Manager is in charge of the overall direction and management of the bakery bi-products facility for animal feed. Prefer 5+ years experience in the feed industry. Must have good mechanical and administration skills. $60-80K, Northeast or Mid-South or Texas
Ref # 09-949
Capable of managing a team grain/commodities buyers that are responsible for procuring (negotiating & buy) and contracting (PO/Supplier contract reconciliations, negotiating/correcting inaccuracies on receipts/invoices) for corn, soybeans and wheat from local farmers and elevators. Solid grain/commodities buying experience - knowledge of supply-demand economics, ability to negotiate favorable contracts with strong organization/management skills and can work in a team environment. Ability to manage people. South Central Pennsylvania - excellent compensation.
Ref # 08-996
Plant Production Manager
Manage production line operations, including, quality, safety, efficiency, security. Ideally, 3+ years experience in plant operations of flour, or similar. LEAN manufacturing processes is helpful. Degree helpful but not required. Salary: $55-70k.
Ref # 01-746
Regional Operations Manager
The Regional Operations Manager is responsible for leading operations in 3 Northwest facilities ensuring quality and integrity, people, and production objectives are achieved. Develops and manages processes that will maximize food and human safety, teamwork, product quality, and productivity to meet customer service goals. 7+ years of business management experience required. 3-5 years experience working in edible bean/garden seed industry with an operations focus. Knowledge of and experience with treating processes. Knowledge and experience in complying with OSHA, GMP, USDA, Food Safety, and HAACP requirements. Familiarity with industry standard equipment and have a technical/mechanical aptitude. Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. Northwest location and salary $125-150K+ DUE.
Ref # 10-127
Prefer someone with an agricultural background preferred. Experience in truck fleet management and dispatching. Thorough knowledge of Federal and State transportation laws, regulations and compliance. Strong customer service commitment and good written and verbal communication skills. Bachelor's Degree. Salary: $70-85k DUE. Midwest location
Ref # 01-743