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Grain Originator

Location Herman, Minnesota Date posted 11/07/2022

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS has an exciting opportunity in Herman, MN. We are looking for a Grain Originator. You will work extensively with producers in procuring grain and setting up marketing programs. You must be able to make decisions and work independently, be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within CHS.

Responsibilities

  • Grain Origination: Procure grain from local producers and call on new accounts
  • Work with producers updating them on market trends, current grain quotes, grain programs, and form marketing plans
  • Work closely with Grain Marketing personnel (i.e., grain merchants, grain buyers, the hedge desk and accountants) in exchange of information.
  • Communicate bid changes and closing bids to customers.
  • Report and type all purchasing contracts quickly and accurately,
  • Assist with rail billing and grain sales settlements as needed.
  • Perform daily hedging activities
  • Work with the elevator and office staff in the exchange of information to enhance the flow of grain.
  • Provide excellent customer service and work well with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with customers and potential customers.
  • Work extended hours during peak seasons.

Training Provided:

  • Product Training
  • CHS Sales Training National Sales Certification available
  • Computer Training on CRM Software

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Business or equivalent experience
  • Experience in grain industry

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite: Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • Grain Procurement experience
  • Series III license

Physical Requirements

  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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