CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Hamilton, MI facility. We are looking for a Grain Merchandising Department Manager to lead an experienced grain team, merchandise grain and be responsible for the overall profit and loss of the department. You must be self-motivated, hardworking, have good time management skills, able to make decisions and work independently. 

In this role, you will:

  • Merchandise overall grain positions in accordance with company policy.
  • Create budgets and have full responsibility of the P & L statement.
  • Implement and administer marketing programs with farmer patrons.
  • Coordinate movement of grain, receiving, grading, loading, and storage among elevator facilities to maximize profitability and meet objectives of General Manager and Assistant General Manager.
  • Communicate with General Manager, Assistant General Manager and/or line merchandisers on grain positions and grain programs.
  • Keep abreast of market conditions and area crop conditions to minimize exposure and maximize profitability.
  • Communicate with Feed Location Managers and operation specialists to facilitate orderly movement of grains and administration of marketing programs.
  • Manage grain merchandisers and/or grain staff.
  • Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ensure a quality product through regular monitoring of grain condition.
  • Observe and enforce all company policies and procedures, promoting safety in the workplace and acting in a safe manner at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This role is for you if…

  • You have 5+ years of experience with grain merchandising, grain procurement or grain origination.
  • You would enjoy expanding your leadership skills and leading a team (prior management experience is not required).
  • You are detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in an agriculture related field (preferred, but not required)

This position offers competitive pay and an extensive range of benefits including a bonus, paid time off, health, dental, vision, profit sharing, and tuition reimbursement. In addition to their great benefits, CHS is a great company to work for because of the value they place on the growth and advancement of their employees and the communities they work in.

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