Senior Feed Ingredient Merchandiser/Commodity Risk Specialist
Commodity Risk Specialist ResponsibilitiesWe are currently seeking a Commodity Risk Specialist to be based in our Corporate Headquarters in Amarillo, TX. This position will assist in livestock and commodity hedging activities as well as be responsible for purchasing feed ingredients and managing commodity logistics including, but not limited to, multiple feed mills in Texas and Kansas. The position will also assist in ticket entry, as well as provide support for additional steps in the commodity procurement process.Some specific duties/responsibilities may include:Assist in execution of Livestock and Feed Ingredient hedges.Negotiate terms and purchase assigned ingredients.Provide logistical support for assigned ingredients/feed mills.Commodity contract entry.Check ticket application details for accuracy.Update and distribute various daily internal reports.Update and distribute contract application/status reports for outside vendors.Track, organize, and archive various documents.Update various analytical datasets.Additional duties as assigned. Preferred skillset and education for this position includes:2+ years of similar experience preferred.Bachelor degree in Agriculture and/or Business disciplines preferred.Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.Must be willing to work in a team environment.Proficient in Microsoft Office. Reporting to:Director of Risk Management and Commodity Procurement About Cactus Feeders, Inc.Cactus Feeders, Inc is an employee owned beef and pork production company with operations in the Texas Panhandle, Kansas, Iowa, South Carolina, and Georgia. The 800+ employee owners of Cactus Feeders produce over 1 million fed beef and 750,000 market hogs annually. We are committed to our mission of Feeding a Hungry World; starting with our Family, Friends, and Neighbors to make food more accessible and sustainable.Apply for this job.