Sr. Merchandising Manager
POSITION: Sr. Merchandising ManagerREPORTS TO: VP of Commodity Management LOCATION: Denver, CO BRIEF JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Merchandising Manager is responsible for merchandising cash commodities (edible beans) and account management. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Merchandise cash commodities; Develop relationships with suppliers to source and sell assigned commodities.Develop expertise in the marketing and business of assigned commodities including any related trade policy regulations.Understand market dynamics to anticipate changes in the market price.Assist in tasks related to price discovery and pricing practices.Identify and communicate market opportunities and facilitate implementation into corporate origination and merchandising strategyDevelop new markets and bulk BRP customersMaximize profits by providing innovative solutionsUnderstand competing acreage requirements through net return per acre analysis.Assist with the acquisition of commodities for packaging and bulk sales Education, Experience, and Skills:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.10+ years of experience in Merchandising/Trading agribusiness Industry Experience Preferred).Experience with commodity markets, freight markets and recognizing market opportunities.Strong negotiation skillsAbility to create accountability and work collaboratively with various departments and levels of management.Superior organizational skills with the ability to look ahead and anticipate problems.Effective time management and delegation abilities.Excellent written and oral communication skills.Must display positive attitude and have high standards of accuracy and quality.Be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet the demands of constantly changing priorities and deadlines.Requires advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point. Physical Demands/Work EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:Use of a computer and other general office equipmentApply for this job.