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Grains Manager

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Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CA, T8L 2T4

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:

Purchase and arrange delivery of Oilseeds (Canola and Specialty Canola) from growers or trade accounts at attractive basis levels to the Bunge facilities while ensuring continuous supply for uninterrupted production. Provide leadership to the Grain origination team to ensure constant superior customer service is provided. Offer expertise and knowledge as part of the leadership team at the Fort Saskatchewan crush facility.


Core Functions:

  • Manage purchases and deliveries of Oilseeds to meet crush plan at Fort Saskatchewan Crushing facility
  • Manage Canola Meal sales and logistics at Fort Saskatchewan Crushing facility
  • Purchase oilseeds to supply Fort Saskatchewan crush plant at the lowest possible basis level while maintaining customer farmer focus.
  • Sell Canola Meal and Canola Pellets at best possible basis levels while maintaining relationships with meal /pellet customers
  • Purchase off grade oilseeds
  • Facilitate crush planning - timing of canola vs. special crushes
  • Ensure grower/trade hedges are reported to hedge desk, for seed and meal
  • Ensure continuous supply of seed for uninterrupted crush
  • Ensure continuous truck shipments of meal / pellets to compliment rail shipments for uninterrupted crush
  • Provide Leadership and oversee the grain department
  • Ensure staff acts in a safe manner at all times
  • Ensure staff provides exceptional customer service at all times
  • Promote IP production contracts with growers for Identity Preserved specialty oilseeds
  • Communicate with other supervisors and managers on a regular basis to provide up to date information on seed supply and seed stocks, meal supplies and product flows
  • Assign and work on special projects as required
  • Perform any other related duties as required


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Agriculture or Commerce (major/minor in Marketing) is preferred.
  • General knowledge of commodity futures trading.
  • Three to five years’ experience in cash trading of commodities.
  • Understanding of both Canadian and US Ag Commodities.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the Ag biotech area and agricultural production.
  • Cross-border mobility

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.


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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