The CompanyAnton Coop has been proudly serving area farmers since 1950. Anton Coop Assn. provides a family like working environment where all employee opinions and ideas are valued.The PositionThe first position in this career path will focus on grain origination allowing the candidate to learn the business and the Anton Coop culture. The Grain Originator will work closely with the grain department personnel to build and grow the Anton Coop grain division while also helping the producers succeed. This person is also expected to find, educate and provide producers with grain marketing and strategy options with the objective of developing and growing profitable volume/margin objectives. Purchasing of grain is a byproduct of partnering with our customer. The Grain Originator will be expected to utilize company provided educational resources to further development as it applies to grain origination, grain merchandising and grain accounting. The successful hire will have the opportunity for long term career growth.Primary ResponsibilitiesAssist the producers to market crops to maximize their return on assets and the company’s profit potential using solid grain marketing strategies throughout the entire season.Reinforce existing customer base and partner with new customers through on-farm visits, facilitating producer meetings, presentations and referrals. Building strong customer relationships is critical.Provide meaningful contact to producers on a weekly basis and communicate results and market information to the grain team.Stay aware of local grain markets as well as producer cropping practices and on farm storage/utilizationBe aware of and learn tasks related to grain merchandising and accounting procedures and routinesSecondary ResponsibilitiesSupport elevator operations during peak times with the following:Receiving and delivery logisticsMeasure, update, and record a current physical inventoryWork proactively with customersExperience & EducationFamiliar with agriculture industry and lifestyleAgribusiness, and/or grain operations experience preferred, but not requiredMinimum high school diploma or equivalent requiredPersonal SkillsEffectively communicate and build rapport with othersDemonstrate initiative and eagerness to workComfortable working independently and as part of a teamCustomer service centric attitudeAbility to effectively communicate with othersApply for this job.