Job Alert Email
Enter email and receive notification when new jobs are posted.

Commodity Marketing Representative Print

Company: Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC

Date Posted: Mar 20, 2020

Job Description:

Glacial Lakes Energy (GLE), a corn ethanol industry leader, is looking to fill Commodity Marketing Representative position in Mina, SD. Founded in 2001, GLE employs approximately 180 team members between four ethanol facilities located in Watertown, Huron, Aberdeen and Mina, SD. Under the direction of the Commodities Manager the Commodity Marketing Representative’s primary responsibility is procuring corn for GLE and includes executing appropriate futures hedges. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for local distiller’s product sales. Related responsibilities include backing up the Commodity Managers as requested.  

Job Functions:  

  • Purchase corn from producers and elevators utilizing phone and electronic methods along with onsite visits.  
  • Actively pursue local distiller’s sales relationships and opportunities, developing and maintaining an extensive database of both current and potential customers  
  • Diligently manage all aspects of commodity contract administration   
  • Understand grain marketing and crush margin management fundamentals  
  • Monitor competitiveness of cash corn bids and distiller’s product offers  
  • Review the grading of the inbound corn and quality discounts   
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of corn and distiller’s inventories  
  • Manage the inventory being used for production in support of Commodities Manager and Operations     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent    
  • A four year college degree preferred    
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience of commodity merchandising experience is required 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are essential 
  • Proven customer services skills are required 
  • Knowledge of experience working with Agris is highly desired    
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and other similar sofeware 
  • Excellent verbal and written skills; has good public relations skills    
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English       


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance;  
  • Flexible Spending Account-save money pre-tax for eligible medical expenses.    
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plant with company match - to prepare for your future     
  • Continuous Learning and Development programs and Tuition Reimbursement. - encouraging growth    
  • Paid Holidays, Personal/Vacation and Sick Leave - encouraging work-life balance.        
  • Varied work, competitive pay, excellent professional development and a great work environment, it's all here for you at GLE! 

GLE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment to all applicants and employees, regardless of age, color, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other legally protected status. 

Application Instructions

Job Details
Location Mina, SD
Salary 56520.00
Closing Date Jul 7, 2020