Position Id
1933
Location
Saskatoon SK
Number of Openings
1
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
AOR:
(GF) Grain/Food
Vacation
As per employment standards

Benefits
bonus: 10% NET Sale yr1, 20% yr2

Health Coverage
None
Date Posted
6/23/2020

Grain Trader / Buyer / Merchandiser

Grain Trader / Buyer/ Merchandiser Opportunity! Grasslands has been asked to assist our client in placing an experienced agribusiness professional to add to their team in Saskatoon. A great opportunity to bring your skills to a small, family-feel organization, you’ll offer clients honest, profitable trading of food and feed commodities, as well as bio-fuel by-products, from producer to production.

The Client

Our client is a distributor of bulk feed commodities to both feed manufacturers and end-users in the livestock and pet food industries, offering producers alternative feeds that allow producers to make the decisions that best suit their operation. In addition, they are active participants in the distribution of the by-products generated by the ethanol and biofuel industries. Their reputation in the marketplace is one of honesty and professionalism.

This nimble, Saskatchewan-based company works in a niche market. They offer a great team environment in a great, centrally located office, and offer work/life flexibility. This is a family-oriented company with staff from rural, farming community backgrounds working together towards a common goal – success!

The Position

As Grain Merchandiser, you will source grain and grain by-products and concurrently source the end users of the grain you buy. Working with the team, you will complete purchase/sales contracts, assure transportation, maintain credit and payments options, and that products are shipped on-time, as-quoted, so that all your customers merchandising needs are met. Your desk will consist of 50% established contracts and 50% business development.

Your Career Profile Includes:

  • Familiarity with most Western Canadian grains and grain by-products
  • Post-secondary education in Commerce or Agribusiness
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Demonstrated outbound calling experience
  • Experience issuing grain purchase/sale contracts
  • Logistics experience
  • Purchasing and freight experience
  • Knowledge of rail and freight-forwarding
  • Sales skills

This is an entrepreneurial, non-Corporate, open-concept office environment. To enjoy life and thrive as a Grain Merchandiser, it helps to be competitive by nature, enjoy business and building relationships, and have a degree of natural hustle to excel in this challenging and rewarding profession.

This career opportunity is in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan’s largest city! Located centrally in the province, Saskatoon serves as the cultural and economic hub of central Saskatchewan. The city is made up of various towns annexed and amalgamated over the years – each historic town has its own unique neighbourhood, with many seeing significant reinvestment and redevelopment. With the South Saskatchewan River dividing the city, and other water features in the area, the city is known as the Bridge City. Its dry climate and high hours of bright sunshine annually ensure you will not lack for Vitamin D!

Our Client offers a competitive salary plus commission on net trades, benefits package, flexibility and an interesting varied career with opportunity to grow your book of business!

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview would be contacted.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you would like more information on, contact Edward at edward@grasslandsgroup.com Not the position for you? Consider our referral policy!

NOTE: Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, we will not consider your job application as we are not licensed to assist with immigration.
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