Grain Merchandiser

Posted Date: Oct 11, 2017
Expiry Date: Dec 01, 2017
Location: Central Ontario
Tags: Bachner, Trading, Hedging, Origination, Merchandiser, Ontario, Grain, Logistics

AgStep Inc.


Grain Merchandiser

Location: Central Ontario



Our client is a well capitalized, full spectrum ag supply company located in Central Ontario, just east of the GTA and on the doorstep of Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes playground. As they grow their grain marketing business, they are seeking a Grain Merchandiser to join their team and promote grain marketing services to their customer base. This position has the potential to develop into the Manager of the Grain Marketing Department.


Responsible for implementing and providing leadership for grain merchandising, this key role will develop and implement grain merchandising programs including sales and hedging contracts, margins, bids and open grain positions resulting in increased market share, company and customer profits. You will communicate and coordinate with elevator managers to ensure sufficient quality and quantity of inventories to meet merchandising goals. You will coordinate, communicate and manage logistics for truck, rail and container shipments and ensure accurate recording of shipments and receipts and application to contracts for invoicing or payment. While ensuring regulatory compliance, you will maintain consolidated daily positions and other related records.


Qualifications include a post secondary diploma or degree (preferred) in ag economics, ag marketing or ag business combined with 3 or more years of experience in agricultural commodity marketing and the ability to provide grain merchandising leadership. Understanding and experience with agricultural marketing-related areas including marketing strategy, grain risk management, market information, conditions and trends, price strategy, branding, promotions, industry relations, policies and procedures, and compliance along with planning, budgeting and communications are also key to the role.


The company offers a competitive compensation package consisting of salary, incentive, benefits and training opportunities.


If you have the skills to meet this challenging, immediately available position, please apply now and contact Mike Bachner, Managing Partner and Recruiting Manager- Eastern Canada, at AgStep Inc. via the email above or 519-284-2793 (toll free 1-866-519-2793). All correspondence is confidential. Applicants must be fully entitled to work in Canada to be considered.


AgStep Inc.

Canada’s Premier Agrifood Industry Recruitment Firm

Toll Free Confidential Phone: 1-866-519-2793

Applicants must be fully entitled to work in Canada to be considered.

Eastern Canadian Office: 12 Margaret Court, P.O. Box 1031, St. Marys, ON, N4X 1B7


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