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Soybean Meal Merchant

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Job ID 263604 Date posted 05/22/2023 Location : Kansas City, Kansas | Lafayette, Indiana | Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Soybean Meal Merchant will handle a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. In this role, you will buy and sell soybean meal from processors to feed mills and producers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit manager to ensure efficient execution.

  • Originate, procure and sell soybean meal to regional customers to reach target volumes and gain revenue.

  • Generate market, position and profit and loss reports based on data and specialty reports gathered by junior team members.

  • Research and analyze various freight opportunities in the marketplace to maximize margin.

  • Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts to develop business solutions to meet their needs.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with commodities trading

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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