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