Grain Elevator Manager

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Date: Nov 26, 2023

Location: Griggsville, IL -Illinois, US, 62340

Company: Bunge

At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers.  Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program, and opportunity to progress.  Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:

•    Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect

•    Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient

•    Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably

Position Summary:

Lead the commercial and operational activities at a grain elevator.  Leading and executing all elevator activities in support of the operational and commercial business plan while focusing on safety, productivity, communication, and profitability.


Core Functions:

-Manage all functions of operations, training and safety to ensure employees are engaged and adhere to safe work practices  

-Originate grain in accordance with flexible marketing and origination, foster and grow customer relationships along the value chain, manage facility logistics (truck, rail, barge) and oversee all operational expenses to ensure the budget and business plans are achieved

-Manage grain inventories, grading processes, monitor grain quality and capture blending opportunities 

-Oversee facility housekeeping, regulatory compliance, best practice programs to ensure adherence to the Company’s safety and operational standards. 

-Responsible for completing accounting and business control activities including but not limited to: inputting contracts, contract/ticket applications, customer reports, daily activity reports, and month-end accounting

-Manage customer service issues and relations


Skill/Experience Requirements:

-Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Business, Business or applicable related field is preferred

-2-5 years applicable experience

-Proficient with basic computer skills, including Email, Excel, Microsoft Word, and other technical software packages

-Demonstrated understanding of company software an operation systems.

-Proven skills related to leading and managing staff members 

-Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills with ability to effectively communicate internally and externally

-Demonstrated experience in the areas of safety, productivity and teamwork

-Knowledge of hedging on the Chicago Board of Trade, grain contracting, and NGFA rules preferred

-Knowledge in agriculture is required

-SAP/GTM experience required

-P&L experience required

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

Nearest Major Market: Macomb

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