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Commodity Manager Print

Company: Guardian Energy Management LLC

Date Posted: Mar 7, 2019

Position Purpose:

To manage corn orginiation, co-product logistics and related functions in order to maximize the benefits to the company.  Responsible tor procuring corn at best price.  Sound administration of local corn risk position to reduce risk and enhance plant profitability.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for procuring corn from suppliers at competitive price given market conditions at time of purchase.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with area producers and commerical entities with a strong emphasis on direct farmer business.
  • Report purchases as directed by supervisor to ensure appropriate hedging strategies are followed as outlined in the Risk Management Policy.
  • Review hedging transactions for correctness.
  • Ensure purchase contracts are signed and returned.
  • Continue to develop and update producer and commercial contacts.
  • Monitor and report grain movement in th area for better market insight througout the company.
  • Direct Scale Operator personnel to ensure proper grading of corn.  Retain samples as required to address/resolve disputes.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels of corn to keep plant producing at levels directed by Plant Manager.
  • Report inventory levels to management and RPMG as required.
  • Maintain excellent communications with the team including RPMG, railroad personnel, administrative and production staff.
  • Qualifications

    Education/Certification:  High School Diploma or equivalent certificate required.  Associates Degree in a technical or related field preferred.  Consideration will be given to individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

    Required Knowledge & Experience:  2+ years of commodity procurement experience with excellent knowledge of the grain industry required.  Supervisory experience preferred.  Strong knowledge of Microsoft Experience with grain accounting software required.

    Skills/Abilities:  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong basic math and analystical skills.  Ability to maintain good relationships with inernal and external customers, use tact and diplomacy and possess a customer service focus.  Comfortable proglem solving skills, negotiating terms, resolving disputs and overcoming obstacles.  Conduct's actions with professionalism and integrity.

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    Job Details
    Location Hankinson, ND
    Closing Date Apr 6, 2019