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Date: Sep 1, 2021

Location: Emporia, KS -Kansas, US, 66801-3125

Company: Bunge

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

The primary function is to market soybean meal and procure soybeans.  This position is responsible for the coordination of rail, truck, and barge logistics.  This position requires good organization, coordination, and communication skills.


Core Functions:

  • Administer and adhere to all company, federal, state, and local purchasing/marketing practices, policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain a dominate Bunge presence in meal markets with strong communication skills, market knowledge and customer relationships via phone and face to face visits.
  • Focus on direct farmer origination.
  • Facilitate communication with other Bunge plants and St. Louis corporate office who share customer base and market knowledge.
  • Procure soybeans from farmers and elevators.
  • Manage specialty bean programs locally.
  • Manage rail, truck, and barge logistics.
  • Service customers in areas of market information, e-business, bids, hours, grade reporting and accounting issues.
  • Evaluate and report crop dynamics and market conditions to appropriate company personnel in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Leadership: Demonstrate the following core values and guiding behaviors which are expected of all employees at Bunge North America:
  • Integrity, Openness and Trust, Teamwork, Commitment, Entrepreneurship and Farmer/ Customer Focus.
  • The Merchandiser will also perform other duties as assigned and recognize that priorities can and will likely shift quickly in order to adjust to the demands of other departments for the overall benefit of the organization.


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Agriculture Economics or related field. 
  • 5 plus years experience in commodity marketing or merchandising.
  • Working knowledge of cash commodity trading and CBOT.
  • Sales knowledge and negotiations skills.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Timeliness and accuracy are critical.
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge quickly.
  • Proficient PC skills.
  • Possess skill set to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast pace environment


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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