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Senior Merchandiser- Micro Nutrients

Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota Date posted 01/10/2022
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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.


CHS Inc. islooking for a Senior Merchandiser to join our team and focus on developing our Micro Nutrients product line. This individual will primarily focus on zinc, boron, copper, and sufler within the mirconutrients group.


30% Merchandising
• Develop and execute a market outlook and trading strategy through collaboration with the larger team, research and understanding of the external market.
• Management of a P&L of approximately $10M in revenue.
• Monitor markets to properly position Crop Nutrients to take advantage of opportunities at acceptable risk levels.
• Manage CHS trade flows to maximize the return to our supply chain as well as our internal customers.
• Establish market pricing for all Crop Nutrients products from direct ship points, owned terminals and third-party warehouses
• Provide market intelligence, research support and ideas to help CHS maximize its full potential.

15% Supply Management
• Establish and maintain key supplier and strategic partner relationships.
• Develop new strategic sourcing options to meet growth goals.
• Conduct ongoing effective communication with suppliers, vendors, internal and external customers, peers and management.

15% Sales Management
• Collaborate with account managers to forecast and execute the trading strategy.
• Provide domestic & international market information and make buying recommendations for our customers.
• Develop and present your market view and reasoning through traditional presentations and webinars.

30% Talent Development
• Develop a stronger merchandising skill set with in the team through individual and small group discussions as well as formal presentations.
• Coach and mentor new teammates.
• Develop research & analytical skills within the team including the build out of our research desk.

10% Follow all company safety policies, procedures and regulations
Injury free workplace & compliance with applicable government mandates.
- Identify and communicate workplace hazards
- Correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions in the workplace

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 4+ years in Trading
  • Experience working in trading with the following micronutrient groups: sulfer, copper, boron, zinc. 
  • 3+ years of experience leading a team
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent knowledge/experience in agricultural field

Additional Qualifications

  • 8+ years working in Trading preferred
  • 5+ years leading a team preferred
  • MBA or MA In Agriculture preferred
  • Global merchandising experience preferred

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.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.

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