Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC
  • 110 Big River - Merchandising
  • Edgington, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • 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 Grain Division Merchandising Manager is responsible for the origination and merchandising of grain, management of inventory, developing and maintaining producer relationships, and marketing development.  Effectively communicate with all departments including operations, commodity merchandising, and accounting to drive the execution of the Company's business goals.


Essential skills and experience        

  • Must have comprehensive understanding of buy/sell grain markets, logistics, trade concepts and ability to manage credit risks.
  • High degree of integrity and trustworthiness
  • Proven solid work ethic and ability to work independently while still working effectively within a team
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Bachelor's degree in Ag or business-related field or equivalent experience
  • 3-8 years experience in domestic commodity markets
  • Excellent computer skills required
  • Commitment to company values.


Reporting to this position:    Grain Buyer / Logistics Coordinator


Position Responsibilities

  • Originate grain (corn and beans) to elevator and ethanol facilities from customers
  • Develop and expand customer relationships by phone or pre-established meetings
  • Enter all grain contracts into Agris Grain system (Purchase, Sales, HTA, Hedges)
  • Responsible for signed purchase and sale confirmations
  • Manages, communicate, coordinate purchases and sales, logistics and truck freight positions
  • Records and inputs daily hedging activity, ensures site location is properly hedged
  • Participate in regular conference calls and communicate relevant plant information regarding markets, positions, producers, and logistics, etc.
  • Assembly of bid sheet, enter and update into Big River's Website
  • Maintains and reconciles a daily manual merchandise log sheet to position statements
  • Month end:  Accountable for inventory, values for contracts mark to market
  • Implementation and communication of discount tables, storage, & drying rates
  • Dispatcher of daily monitoring trucks / logistics / communication of grades


  • As a representative of the Company, project an image which exemplifies the high standards necessary to accomplish the goals of the Company
  • 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 climb; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection.  Hard hat and safety glasses are required in designated areas. 


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