Grain Management & Merchandising Careers
Miller and Associates, Inc. provides recruiting services for clients in the grain industry. The grain industry provides employment opportunities in all phases of the grain industry including but not limited to grain merchandising, grain processing, grain elevator management, grain operations, accounting and origination.
See the list below for open jobs in the grain industry.
MAINTENANCE MANAGER ( RM 979) Major ethanol producer looking for experienced maintenance manager. Responsible for supervision, training, scheduling, coordinate with other departments to make sure plant is operating effeciently. Candidate should have college degree, supervisory experience, strong team leader, skills in all aspects of plant maintenance and repair. Excellent compensation and benefit package. Iowa location
INDUSTRIAL OPERATIONS MANAGER (974) Industrial plant maintenance, environmental and waste transportation company(grain/feed) looking for experienced operations manager. Responsible for company safety program, HR, business development, supervision, project management and department profitability. Candidate should have engineering, industrial technology or related business background. 5-10 years of experience in grain/feed or ethanol plants. Excellent compensation and benefit program. Illinois location.
LOCATION MANAGER (RM976) Progressive coop looking for experienced location manager. Candidate should have experience in agronomy, grain and feed. Would supervise 3 outside and 1 inside person and be responsible for budgeting, business plan, inventory, inside sales and total operation of location. Candidate should have 2 years sucessful experience in managing a full service facility, excellent personnel development and leadership skills and the ability to operate a profitable location. Excellent compensation and benefit package. Iowa location.
PLANT ENGINEER (RM 971) Regional biofuels company looking for experienced Plant Engineer to oversee EHS compliance, operational troubleshooting, maximize plant efficiency, supervise/train/develop team, and be responsible for intradepartmental communication. Candidate much have B.S. in Engineering, (preferable chemical), 3 years experience in plant operation, have excellent communication skills, ability to multitask and excellent personnel management skills. Excellent compensation benefit package. Iowa location.
GRAIN LOCATION MANAGER (WC 314) Hands on location manager with grain experience for central Illinois. General manager is searching for operations oriented supervisor to receive fall harvests, maintain grain quality in storage, properly blend outgoing shipments. Location utilizes large numbers of outbound trucks and also shuttle trains.
GRAIN PROCUREMENT AND HEDGING (WC 310) A major Great Plains feedlot company is seeking a confident grain manager capable of buying large quantities of corn and DDGS. This person will be given freedom and responsibility for basis, flat pricing, and maintaining hedge positions. Capability to handle data/market analysis would be a huge asset.
COMMODITY MERCHANDISER ( RM 957 ) Major bio-refining company looking for experienced merchandiser. Responsible for buying and selling in cash market, logistics, inventory management,market development/analysis and relationship building. Candidate must have ag business degree, strong track record in merchandising, supervisory experience and able to develop a team atmosphere. Excellent compensation and benefit package. Iowa location.
GRAIN ORIGINATOR (WC 296) Great central Iowa location for a grain marketing person who enjoys establishing long term relationships with customers. Must have a solid understanding of grain marketing and risk management strategies. Will be sourcing and transporting grain to multiple destinations. 2 or more years of experience required.
GRAIN ORIGINATION (WC 285) Eastern corn belt grain company wants a grain originator to source corn for their 13 elevators. Work directly with farmers to provide risk management services and income potential. Highly preferred: Individual with the talent to become the grain merchandiser after a pending retirement.
GRAIN ORIGINATOR (WC 270) Tackle the challenge of creating a grain origination program from the ground up. This company is building improvements to a location and needs a manager to step in, service local customers, and supply the creativity to close with prospects. This job is part location manager, part grain origination, and part project supervisor. SE Minn location.
COMMODITY MARKET ANALYST: (WC 274) From a background in the cattle industry, this person will perform the research needed to support brokers and risk managers. You will need an intense focus in the forces that drive profitability for both feedlots and packers. Commodity trading experience and MS in Ag Economics preferred. Superior location in the Front Range area of Colorado.
COMMODITY ACCOUNTANT (RM 944 ) Regional Grain Brokerage company looking for experienced Commodity Accountant. Responsible for timely and accurate delivery of Daily Position Report and Hedge Desk P&L, manages month end closing of all futures and options positions, financial controls and monthly brokerage, brought -to-market and hedge accounting. Candidates should have 3-5 years experience, strong communication and team building skills, self motivated and willing to take ownership of projects. Excellent compensation package. Illinois location.
SENIOR GRAIN MERCHANDISER (WC 253) Experienced commodity trader will negotiate purchases and sales of multiple grains with an emphasis on profitable trading. Both cash and futures market are used to facilitate customer needs for product and services. Responsibilities: inventory management, logistics, price discovery, and market development/analysis. A veteran with ability to handle a sizeable deck of business is desired. Excellent Midwest location.
GRAIN ORIGINATION (WC 252) Central Plains grain company seeks an experienced grain origination person. Must understand basis and logistics to pull grain into a new facility using 35 – 40 million bu per year. Develop your abilities to work with grain producers and commodity merchants while functioning in both CBOT and cash grain markets. Kansas location.
COMMODITY MANAGER ( RM 920 ) Major Bio-refining company looking for experienced Commodity Manager. Responsible for managing marketing programs, setting bids, corn procurement, storage/handling and logistics of finished product. Candidate must have strong communications skills, strong commodity marketing background, excellent relationship building skills, knowledge of grain buying practices which leads to profitable end product sales. Excellent copmensation and benefits package. South Dakota location.
ELEVATOR SUPT ( RM 924) International grain company looking for experienced elevator superintendent. Responsible for motivating, training and developing staff to maintain competitive workforce to maximize safe working conditions and facility profitability. Accountable for all operational functions including barge, train and truck logistics, safety, maintenance,operational planning and assisting management team with strategic plans resulting in operation of a profitable location. Excellent compensation and benefit package. Illinois location.
MERCHANDISER/BUYER (DH 429) Indiana ethanol company searching for experienced Merchandiser/Buyer. Responsible for client investigation, product pricing, negotiating, procuring, and logistics. Candidate must have 3 – 5 years experience in similar product industries, able to build relationship, have strong communication skills, team player, innovative thinker, and work effectively in fast-paced business environment. Excellent compensation and benefits package.
GENERAL MANAGER (RM 852) Leading grain and feed business looking for an experienced General Manager of business units. Feed manufacturing/sales and grain merchandising responsibilities. Accountable for operations, sales, nutrition and transportation teams, developing annual and long range business plans, developing operating and capital budgets, analyzing financial statements, managing cash flow and total profitability of the business unit. Candidates should have minimum of 5 years business management experience with understanding of sales development, grain merchandising, feed manufacturing along with excellent leadership and communication skills. Idaho location with excellent compensation and benefit package.
GRAIN CONTROLLER (RM 851) Newly formed grain LLC looking for experienced controller. Responsible for accounting and financial reporting, internal controls, tax compliance, investment strategies, payroll and all related personnel related programs. Candidate must have excellent record in grain accounting functions, strong financial analysis, risk analysis, internal controls and overall administrative leadership. Must be a team builder with strong communication skills and ability to develop personnel. Excellent compensation and benefit package. Illinois location.
GRAIN MERCHANDISER/ORIGINATOR (RM 714) Multi-location grain company looking for experienced originator/merchandiser. Candidate must have understanding of logistics to maximize company warehouses, gain knowledge of local markets and ability to coordinate grain movement utilizing effectively company personnel, facilities and equipment. Competitive compensation/benefit package.
GRAIN ORIGINATION (RM 713) Established grain company looking for experienced grain originator. Candidate must be willing to make cold calls in country, office phone calls and assist with customer walk in business. Must have strong people/communication skills, ability to build relationships, solid understanding of grain marketing, logistics and marketing programs and desire to develop new business. Excellent compensation/benefit package. Illinois location.
GRAIN SUPERINTENDENT (RM 706) Regional grain company looking for experienced grain operations manager. Must have strong background in personnel supervision, shuttle loaders, equipment maintenance programs, safety programs, leadership skills, and ability to see the big picture.
GRAIN MERCHANDISER (RM 702) Regional grain company looking for experienced grain merchandiser with rail and truck logistics background. Must have indepth knowledge of the grain trade, marketing, logistics and proven track record in merchandising.
GRAIN LOCATION MANAGER (RM 693) Large Coop looking for experienced grain/agronomy location manager/superintendent. Must be a proven leader with personnel management skills, general understanding of grain operations, knowledge of safety regulations, inventory control, grain condition, rail loading and ability to maintain good facility appearance and maintenance program. Excellent compensation and benefits.