Reporting to the Director of Merchandising and Grain Procurement, the Area Merchant will be responsible for the planning and executing of grain merchandising activities within a specific region while communicating with operations capacities at the elevator location. This position will capitalize on grain market opportunities, sourcing and merchandising grains for delivery into domestic and origination of products for export markets, developing regional grain merchandising strategies, directing logistical activities and managing sales, credit and collections. In conjunction with the Director of Operations, the Area Merchant will be accountable for the preparation and fulfillment of location budgets.
The ideal candidate will have a degree/diploma in Agriculture or Agri-Business and a minimum 5 years of grain merchandising and/or sales experience working in the Canadian grain industry.
Key performance measurements will be determined with regular review and evaluation. Providence Grain offers a challenging and supportive work environment, opportunities for growth, competitive compensation and benefits and an employee share purchase plan. Interested applicants can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org