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Associate Merchant

What you will do:  

As an Associate Merchant, you’ll be immersed in a challenging, fast-paced environment to purchase, sell, and transport ingredients worldwide. By leveraging our complex agricultural supply chain across industries, you will: 

  • Develop skills to originate, buy and sell grain or other feed and food ingredients. 
  • Partner to develop, build and maintain varied business relationships and customer/supplier interactions as well as with transportation partners. 
  • Learn logistics and supply chain management, assisting or leading the execution of logistics planning. 
  • Develop an operational understanding of risk management 
  • Assist management in the preparation of financial forecasts and market trend analysis to interpret complex market dynamics. 
  • Build technical skills and understanding of contract management and accounts receivable for business team transactions.  

Who you are: 

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree
  • Interested in a career where you can grow a business and collaborate across departments
  • A natural relationship builder with the ability to network leverage existing relationships
  • Self-driven with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • A strong communicator with a customer service mindset
  • Comfortable working in high volume environment
  • Quick to identify a problem and find the best solution
  • Curious and creative, flexible and innovative in your approach
  • A natural leader with experience leading in clubs, athletics, projects, or student government
  • Active in the community giving back on campus, your hometown, or on a global scale