Crop Nutrients Commodity Trader Trainee
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Agronomy division. We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing individual who is passionate about agriculture and the fertilizer business to join our Crop Nutrients team as a Crop Nutrients Commodity Trader Trainee. You will work with Commodity Traders, Fertilizer Producers, and the Sales Team.
You must be detail oriented, able to build and maintain strong business relationships, hardworking, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will:Make regular contact with Commodity Traders and the sales team, updating them on the current market, market trends and logistics.Work closely with Crop Nutrients team to promote the exchange in a timely manner. Call and email price changes. Report and account all purchase and sale contracts quickly and accurately. Work with the Crop Nutrients team to understand the fertilizer flow and help the team capitalize on arbitrage opportunities.Assist the Commodity Traders with market analysis and data collection.Gain knowledge and understanding of business.Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditionsBasic Qualifications: (required)Currently enrolled in a Bachelor degree program in Agriculture, Economics, or Agronomy related program, or a recent college graduatePreferred Qualifications: (desired)Previous Fertilizer, Agronomy or Grain Procurement InternshipExperience with Microsoft Office (excel)Statistics or market analysis experienceAgriculture Industry experience