Fertilizer Trader / Manager (DC-6366)
PLEASE NOTE:? We will not reply if your resume does not meet position requirements.? Please understand your education and experience must match our job listings for you to be considered.???? There is NO closing date on this position.? This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.?***THIS IS A CONFIDENTIAL SEARCH – ALL WE CAN SHARE IS WHAT WE HAVE SHOWN***UPDATE: 9/29/2016QUALIFICATIONS:- 4-year degree required; Masters or MBA preferred- Minimum 5 years dry fertilizer trading experience, preferably working for one of the major Ag Retailers such as Cargill, Gavilon, ADM, etc.- Proven track record developing new and expanded markets with ability?to run own profit center- Strong negotiation skills- Exceptional communication skills including verbal, written and presentation with ability to lead / motivate others- Excellent goal-setting abilities including solid?organizational skills and attention to detail- Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint- Desire to live near or in a major, East Coast metropolitan areaJOB DESCRIPTION:Progressive Ag Employer seeking an experienced Fertilizer Trader / Manager for an East Coast facility. Primary responsibilities will be to:- Execute fertilizer trade via barge, truck and rail throughout the U.S. based on market intelligence, inventory management and the supply and demand of on-the-spot and forward markets- Develop an in-depth understand of nitrogen, phosphate and potassium based fertilizer markets and their correlation with grain prices and inputs- Generate sales by independently accumulating a network of business relationships with fertilizer cooperatives throughout the Midwestern U.S.- Continuously develop sales and business skills while incorporating numerous factors in constructing significant deals- Oversee traders in training and other office personnelEmployer has a strong preference for an individual who has their finger on the pulse of the dry fertilizer market and who desires a challenging and rewarding career opportunity. There are opportunities for substantial bonuses with this organization based on profitability of organization as well as personal performance. This Fertilizer Trader/Manager will report to President/CEO.?Apply for this job.