Grain Marketing Intern

Grain Marketing Intern

Landus Cooperative is currently seeking a Grain Marketing Intern! Do you have a passion for agriculture and working as a team to better suit the needs of others? Then come join our team!

We are seeking a motivated individual who can assist the Grain Merchandising Staff in coordinating, executing, and maintaining an effective grain merchandising strategy. At Landus Cooperative, you’ll find a fun team atmosphere and an engaging internship geared for your success!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Be directly involved in grain merchandising by performing consistent, proactive, scheduled calls to gain market knowledge, maintain relationships, and understand market sentiment.
  • Learn how grain merchandisers at Landus Cooperative effectively manage margins, risk, expenses, grain quality, and external/internal relationships.
  • Grasp the concepts of basis and futures commodity spreads, along with options and their use in risk management.
  • Understand the hedging policies, procedures and strategies.
  • Understand and manage cash grain positions and their effect on financial performances.
  • Understand Landus Cooperative’s grain assets/capabilities, customer base and destination markets.
  • Achieve familiarity of the CMS and CSPT system used by the department in order to drive volume, revenue, and cost savings.
  • Provide prompt, professional, and courteous customer service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year post-secondary program.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Our Values:

  • Teamwork: Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.
  • Safety: Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.
  • Consistent Quality: Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.
  • Empowered: Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what’s right.
  • Integrity: Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Posted on

October 5, 2018