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Merchant

Company: Cargill, Inc.
Location: Shippensburg
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill's animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Merchant will contribute to handling a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. We seek a professional who will help buy and sell commodities from/to country elevators, producers, feed mills and processors.

Key Accountabilities

* Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit managers to ensure efficient execution.
* Plan purchases and transportation to maximize profitable use of stock and storage facilities
* Enter routine data and run specialty reports from our contract management databases and systems.
* Research and analyze various freight opportunities in the marketplace to maximize margin.
* Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts to meet their needs in solving routine problems and addressing complaints and concerns.
* Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
* Minimum of two years of related work experience
* High computer literacy specifically in MS Office Excel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Experience in AS400 based ERP systems or SAP
* Grain merchandising experience or bachelor's degree in agriculturally based curriculum
* Knowledge of risk management principles
* Basic knowledge of production agriculture and agronomy

Important Information

* Relocation assistance will be NOT be provided for this opening
* This position is located in Amarillo, TX and Shippensburg, PA

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Keywords: Cargill, Inc., Ellicott City , Merchant, Other , Shippensburg, Maryland

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