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Container Trader

Company: CGB Enterprises Inc
Location: Hennepin
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 Office Suite.
    • 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.

Keywords: CGB Enterprises Inc, Peoria , Container Trader, Accounting, Auditing , Hennepin, Illinois

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