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Perdue Farms, Inc. Associate Grain Merchandiser in Salisbury, Maryland

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.

Summary

To assist in marketing of grain, oilseeds, protein meal, and vegetable oils into the domestic market. To assist in the negotiation and purchase and/or sale of grain, oilseeds, protein meal, and vegetable oils into the marketplace. To provide customer service and support to ensure price competitive and timely delivery of products to International. To coordinate the administrative and logistic programs related to domestic sales.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist senior merchandisers with the purchase and sale of grain, oilseeds, protein meal, and vegetable oils into the domestic market.

  • Coordinate the administrative requirements necessary to export grain, oilseeds, protein meal, and vegetable oils.

  • Coordinate the logistical requirements necessary to export grain, oilseeds, protein meal, and vegetable oils.

  • Prepare various reports to include average basis, USDA export sales, C & F, etc.

  • Create and maintain vessel and container files.

  • Place bookings and communicate shipping instructions to freight forwarder.

  • Coordinate with treasury regarding payments received and payments outstanding.

  • Work with senior merchandiser to trouble shoot and resolve accounts receivable issues.

  • Audit and perform contract maintenance regarding open balances, closing balances, rolls, etc.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Education

BS Degree (AgriBusiness, Business, or Transportation) preferred, not required

Experience Requirements

Knowledge of CBOT

Knowledge of basis trading, exports and hedging

Knowledge of standard software applications

Strong communication, math, analytical and interpersonal skills

Strong organizational skills

Understanding of standard software applications

Experience Preferred

3 – 5 years previous experience

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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