Title: Junior Agricultural Merchandiser
Location: Tulare, CA
Sedona AG Services is partnering with a large feed manufacturing and trading company for a Grain Merchandiser. The Grain Merchandiser will be required to learn the company’s business as it pertains to Western Trading Locations, and will be expected to be prepared to assist in all aspects of sales and merchandising. The merchandiser will report to the Western grain merchandiser manager.
Responsibilities: Junior Agricultural Merchandiser
-Merchandising: learn concepts of trading, merchandising, and hedging such that he/she can assist in grain and feed merchandising and serve as a backup for sales and merchandising staff.
-Telephone Sales (coordinated with sales force and location managers): Merchandiser will uncover leads and develop relationships with customers to impact commodity sales.
-Quality Assurance (QA): Learn the QA process and understand QA role in attracting and maintaining customers.
-Sales Support: Develop skills necessary to support sales force including, but not limited to, purchasing, inventory management, logistics, contracting, and delivery of commodities and finished feed products.
-Customer Appreciation Events: Regional and local on-farm events will be necessary.
-Credit Issues: Understand the process and become aware of financial risk associated with trading feeds and commodities. Be willing to communicate with customers when accounts receivable are past due.
Requirements: Junior Agricultural Merchandiser
*indicates non-negotiable requirements
-Bachelors’ Degree in a Agricultural related fields is required*
-General understanding of animal feed production*
-Previous work experience via internships of full-time work in the agricultural industry*
-High level of detail, multi-tasking, and problem solving
-Positive, self-motivated individual with organization, communication, and negotiation skills; commitment to continuous learning
-Strong customer service commitment
-Ability to analyze and interpret technical procedures
-Ability to maintain professional demeanor in a fast paced environment
Compensation: Junior Agricultural Merchandiser
-Base Salary – TBD and commensurate with skill and experience levels
-Full Benefits – 401K, Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Flex Spending, Life Insurance, Disability Coverage
To apply to this job please email your resume to Amanda Saylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sedona AG Services is an equal opportunity employer.