Company: CGB Enterprises Inc
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Thank you for your interest in joining our team! At CGB, you can
contribute to meaningful work, grow professionally and personally,
and belong in a place where everyone has a voice.Founded in 1969,
CGB Enterprises, Inc. is known as an innovative and progressive
leader in the grain and transportation industries. Today, CGB
operates an enterprise with over 100 locations and over 1,000 U.S.
employees overseeing a diverse family of businesses that provide an
array of services for producers and logistics services for an
international base of customers. The combination of our assets
provides a growing organization that is celebrating over 50 years
of strength and stability!This Container Trader is primarily
responsible for expanding company profit through trading, managing
risk, and maintaining and expanding industry relationships.In this
job, you will:
- Leverage available resources to create revenue through grain
and transportation positions.
- Maintain and develop sales opportunities while adhering to
credit, quality, and cash risk limits; monitor national and
international markets to develop hedging strategies as well as
negotiate price, specification, and delivery details.
- Prepare and/or review contract offers, price/delivery
negotiations, logistical documents, contracts, applications,
pricing, hedging transactions, and final settlements; adhering to
trading and risk position limits.
- Gather and report on actionable information on crop and growing
conditions, commodity movement, market, freight and logistical
situations and trends throughout the world.
- Develop and maintain long-term relationships with customers,
third party vendors, and end users to improve and expand
origination and sales.
- Communicate and negotiate contract terms, expectations, and
application of the market factors for execution.
- Develop and manage a daily communication system to effectively
post basis values.
- Communicate market trends and information to regional staff;
ensuring timely and quality market information.
- Assist with research and expansion of strategic assets
acquisitions and partnerships.
- Other duties as assigned.Here's what you'll need to be
considered:EducationRequired - Bachelor's degree, or equivalent
experience.ExperienceRequired - 1 to2 year's related grain
experienceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Working knowledge of the entire commodity life cycle; from
producer to consumer.
- Working knowledge of the basics of commodity transportation
entering and exiting an elevator.
- Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft
- Strong business acumen.
- Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
with the ability to interact with all levels of people within and
outside the organization.
- Excellent consultative skills.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with all
applicable regulations.Here's additional information you need to
know:Physical Demands & RequirementsSedentary work. Exerting up to
10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force
frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise
move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves
sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and
standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary
criteria are met.Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal
speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive
detailed information through oral communication, and to make the
discriminations in sound.The employee is required to have close
visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and
analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer
terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small
defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including
inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or
fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.Environmental
ConditionsThe work environment described here are meant to be
representative of those an employee would normally encounter while
performing the essential functions of this job.The physical
environment requires the employee to work inside where there are
limited extremes to heat and/or cold; moderate noise; a normal
office environment.Travel, up to 20%.Are you ready to make a
meaningful career move & an impact at CGB? Apply today!
Known in our industry for stability and high ethics, CGB
Enterprises, Inc. offers a stellar benefits package including: an
outstanding 401(k) retirement plan with company contributions,
medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life, & disability
benefits, flexible spending accounts, paid leave (holidays,
vacation, sick), wellness programs, recognition programs, community
involvement opportunities, and much more!
CGB Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO is the
Law links in English or Spanish .The above is intended to describe
the general content of and requirements for the performance of this
position. It should not be construed as a detailed description of
all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
All Third Party Agencies, Headhunters, and RecruitersCGB
Enterprises, Inc. and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with
recruiters with whom we have an established relationship and with
whom we have in place a signed contract. All contact from third
parties must go through our Human Resources Department. Any contact
made outside of our Human Resources Department by a third party
will cancel any future business relationships between the third
party and CGB Enterprises, Inc. and its Subsidiaries.
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