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Merchandiser-West Memphis

Date: Jun 20, 2019

Location: West Memphis, AR, US, 72301

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.

This position is responsible for conducting commercial and trading activities associated with grain origination and marketing

 

Core Functions:

  • Trade and manage grain, grain products, and proper hedging procedures at terms that contribute to maximizing company profits.
  • Initiate and/or respond to customer inquiries regarding grain origination, bids, grade reporting, accounting, hours, contract status, etc. in a manner that exceeds the customer’s expectations.
  • Maintain relationships with elevators, farmers, livestock producers, feed mills; and meet/exceed Commercial goals.
  • Facilitate and assist in the communication and exchange of business information, market conditions and changing crops between division and Elevator Managers in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform detailed logistics management and low-cost analysis scenarios.
  • Assist in the maintenance of U.S. production and supply and demand analysis for corn, beans, wheat, rice and milo.
  • Work closely with division, trading, accounting, and credit management. 

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Business, General Business, Finance and 2+ years commercial experience or equivalent preferred.
  • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, market values, pricing and margin factors, highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of cash commodity trading and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including Email, Excel, Microsoft Word, and other technical software packages required.
  • Sales Knowledge and negotiation skills preferred.
  • Organizational skills and program execution capabilities required.
  • Intermediate customer service skills required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Timeliness and accuracy required.
  • Ability to learn, prioritize, and multitask in a fast paced changing environment required.
  • Up to 5-10% travel

 

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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