Grain Merchant (Lacombe, AB)

Lacombe, AB
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Grain Handling and Crop Inputs



We currently have an opportunity at our Lacombe, AB Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre.


Grain Merchant


The Grain Merchant is responsible for planning and executing the grain merchandising activities within the region, specifically sourcing and merchandising grains for delivery into domestic and export market places, developing regional grain merchandising strategies, directing logistical activities and managing sales credit and collections.


The ideal candidate will have a Degree/Diploma in Agriculture or Business, a minimum of 3 to 5 years grain merchandising experience working in the Canadian grain industry, coupled with a working knowledge of futures and commodity trading or equivalent experience/education. Other attributes include initiative, proven risk management skills, excellent negotiation skills, strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, demonstrated customer service focus, above average organization skills, strong analytical, financial, problem solving and decision making skills. 


Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.


Interested candidates should click on the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter and resume before June 28, 2013.