Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC
  • 310 Galva, Illinois - Administration Commodity
  • Galva, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, ID Shield, 401K, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment

Position Summary

The Merchandiser Assistant will support the mission, vision, and values established by the Board of Directors by assisting in daily and monthly commodity accounting functions.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent years experience in a related field
  • Requires understanding of commodity functions and positions.
  • Attention to detail, organization, excellent communication skills and computer skills.
  • Requires ability to work in fast paced industry in a busy office with respect for a variety of co-workers.
  • Requires strong people skill, follows directions, meets deadlines, organizes and prioritizes effectively.
  • Knowledge of commodities industry practices.


Reporting to this position:          None


Description of Duties

  • Assist and support Grain Merchandiser
  • Responsible for daily application and processing of corn deliveries
  • Support the business processes of corn, ethanol, distillers, and non-food oil transactions
  • Responsible for verification of daily hedge transactions and reporting of fees/commissions
  • Support daily and monthly commodity tasks and processes
  • Responsible for the updating and verification of the daily position report
  • Perform daily reconciliation of routine commodity tasks and reports
  • Assist in monthly commodity closing process
  • Assist with preparing policies and procedures
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Commodity Controller
  • All other duties as assigned.






Physical Demands and work environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear.  The employee must lift and/or move up to 10-15 lbs.  The physical ability to use the telephone and sit up to 8 hours per day.  Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
  • Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is low.  It is a professional, business setting. 


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