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Merchant III

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Job ID OLA00207 Date posted 05/04/2021 Location : Olathe, Kansas | Wichita, Kansas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

 

JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT

The Merchant III will handle a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. We seek an experienced professional to sell beef tallow out of U.S. based Cargill plants to various industries, biofuels, chemical manufacturing and pet food.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit manager to ensure efficient execution.
  • Sell Beef tallow to US customer base to reach target volumes and gain revenue.
  • Research and analyze various freight opportunities in the marketplace to maximize margin.
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts in developing 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years of logistics and cash trading experience
  • Biofuel industry and trading experience
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