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Commercial Support Specialist

Date: Mar 18, 2019

Location: Nipawin, SK, CA, S0E 1E0

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Plant Admin Supervisor, the Commercial Support Specialist provides key support activities to OPD plants with local commercial activities such as local oilseed origination, truck meal sales, and plant logistics coordination.  These support roles perform duties such as commodity purchase settlements, preparation of load orders for products,  seed inventory position verifications, logistics coordination, and providing service to producers that advance Bunge’s customer/farmer focus.

 

Core Functions:

  • The Commercial Support Specialist and other plant administrative roles  act as a liaison to the Plant Admin Supervisor
  • Ensure that all plant commodity purchases and receipts are properly controlled, applied, and settled per the producer’s intentions
  • Manage and control local commodity related expenses such as truck freight, contract cancellations, and other commercial transactions
  • Support the commercial activity with commodity inventory management, scheduling of seed receipts, and other local plant logistics
  • Perform local commodity position verifications and key SOX and internal controls as defined
  • Support the production admin. supervisor with daily reporting of production, inventories, and plant KPR’s
  • Assist Financial Shared Services with follow-up on AR collections and disputes
  • Assist the office admin. supervisor with local office support functions such as office equipment, supplies, and local administration of IT infrastructure (server back-ups, PC Rotations program, time keeping, and voice systems)
  • Facilitate financial balance sheet reconciliations with the St. Louis accounting function for items such as advances, deferred payments, and other commercial related activity
  • Coordinate the gathering of documentation requested by various internal/external audit and SOX activities mainly around commercial activities
  • Assist with special projects, as required.

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High school or an equivalent GED required
  • 2+ years of related administration and/or accounting experience
  • Experience or exposure to agribusiness activities and transactions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborative environment
  • Exposure to using enterprise business applications such as SAP-GTM, SAP Business Warehouse, or comparable commodity or ERP system
  • Strong end user computing skills e.g. MS Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Versatility, flexibility, and analytical skills are essential
  • Must be able to work overtime, as required

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, 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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