• BIO - Commodity Manager

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    Regular Full-Time
    Travel Required
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  • The Commodity Manager is responsible for procuring grain products and managing the grain position of the location. Team members in this position maintain steady production for the biorefinery by ensuring a sufficient supply of grain is on hand at all times. The Commodity Manager manages the commodity position by having an understanding of local supply/demand, basis history, competitive factors and maintaining company ownership at levels that provide value to the company. The Commodity Manager works closely with the Regional Marketing Manager (RMM) to set the merchandising strategy and provides leadership to the Grain Buyers and Scale Master(s) at the location. Attention to detail and good analytical skills are also required.



    To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business, animal science, agriculture or related field, or demonstrated multi-year successful commercial work experience required.
    • 1-5 years of grain merchandising/origination experience or other agriculture sales experience preferred with a demonstrated background of success.
    • In-depth experience in all aspects of Customer Relationship Management.
    • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
    • Solid and persuasive business communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to seek out and build strong customer relationships required as well as the proven ability to grow and manage a proven sales territory.
    • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work independently and exercise good business judgment and discretion and to analyze and address merchandising opportunities.
    • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.


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    POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.




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