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Merchant II

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Cargill, Incorporated.

Amarillo, TX

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Merchant II','AMA00153','Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. ','Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. ',' We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, ','reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where ','we live and work.','!*!Position Purpose The Merchant II position is responsible for grain and ingredient origination to support internal feed manufacturing facilities. Principal Accountabilities75% Grain and Ingredient Merchandising• Responsible for grain and ingredient merchandising for Cargill Animal Nutrition feedmills across the US. This role requires understanding of markets and supply of specific ingredients in a diverse market area. Grow through new market exploration and development.• Develop and maintain relationships with both internal and external suppliers as well as internal and external customers. • Under supervision, manage risk around positions. This will include flat price risk, futures risk, and freight expense risk.• Provides contribution on local teams to strategies/game plans by generating ideas and collaborating with other merchandising team members. o Short and long range risk management o Asset placement and logistics capability investments o Asset management• Applies a full understanding of Merchandising practices and procedures to move goods from surplus to deficit, by locating market optimization (i.e. arbitrage) with limited creativity.15% Utilization of Merchandising Tools • Utilizes Cargill merchandising tools to make decisions around forward positions risks and quality• Maintain Risk management reporting and tools to utilize the assets deployed to Cargill’s US feed business. 10% Training• Ongoing training in knowledge and skills in areas of Markets, Risk, and Strategies• Delevop future teammatesA strong candidate has been identified for this position.  However we will consider all candidates who meet the requirements. ','!*!Minimum Required qualifications• Bachelor’s degree • 2-5 years merchandising/trading experience• High computer literatacy specifically in MS Office Excel• Strong analytical and quantitative skills• Ability to deal with ambiguity, effective decision making and problem solving skills • Appetite for risk, comfortable taking and managing risks• Strong oral and written communication, persuasion and negotiation skills• Highly motivated, self-starter and drive to succeed• Ability and passion to work in a fast pace environment Preferred qualifications• Bachelor’s degree in an agricultural background • Experience in AS400 based ERP systems or SAP','Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.','','Trading & Merchandising','US-TX-Amarillo','','Full-time','Standard','Day Job','Merchant II

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Cargill, Incorporated.
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Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 142,000 people in 65 countries.

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