CHS Inc. Merchandiser in Winkler, Manitoba

8627BRPosting Title:MerchandiserJob Posting:

CHS Canada has an exciting opportunity in our Processing and Food Ingredients division. We are looking for a Merchandiser in Winkler, Manitoba to add value for our producers/owners, customers and key stakeholders by providing an effective link to grain markets worldwide. You must be a strong decision maker, detail oriented and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work independently as well as positively in a team environment.You will:

  • Stay abreast to current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information affecting CHS’ Processing and Food Ingredients division.

  • Form and execute strategies for positioning, buying and selling grain.

  • Provide exceptional customer service by being the first point of contact with the suppliers, freight carriers, consumers and in some cases utilizing divisional marketing resources.

  • Maintain existing customer base and identify, develop and build new opportunities.

  • Develop a budget and forecast.

  • Conduct face to face meetings with external customers.

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

Basic Qualifications: (required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business, Ag Economics or other business related program

  • 5 plus years of experience merchandising a grain position to include:

  • Ability to read and understand a daily position report (long and short)

  • Understanding risk management and trading aptitude

  • Agriculture experience

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

  • Canola merchandising experience

  • Crushing and refining experience

  • Experience in hedging or trading

  • Basic understanding of foreign currency including Canadian dollar

Auto req ID:8627BR :CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Extended health, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, health savings account, paid vacation , matched group RRSP, and company funded pension.CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.Minimum Years of Experience Required:5City:WinklerState/Province:Manitoba Minimum Education Required:BachelorEmployment Status:ACTIVE FULL TIME Career Type:Merchandiser / Trader / Broker, Other, Purchasing / Procurement