Job Description:


At The Andersons, serving customers with integrity, loyalty and respect has been our commitment since our founding in 1947. Amid the ups and downs of production agriculture The Andersons has remained a constant – building unique relationships with our customers, employees, business partners and with the communities in which we operate. We will continue this commitment and strive to provide extraordinary personal service every day.

Watch as members of our team talk about their purpose in serving our customers, what connects them to the industry and how they play a part in fulfilling our mission every day.  https://bit.ly/3jTolb0

We are hiring a Commodity Merchant to support our Western Indiana commodity business.  This position is responsible for customer account management and coordinating and executing trading activities. This role will have a heavy emphasis on cross country trading activities.

What we offer:

  • The belief that employees should provide support and opportunity for each member of the organization to work toward personal and company goals alike.
  • Entrepreneurial culture encouraging creative strategies to increase profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Opportunity to cultivate and grow a strong, existing customer base.
  • Personalized career development and growth opportunities.

The job (just the basics):

  • Coordinate and manage the buying and selling activities for assigned commodities
  • Determine supply and demand, survey market conditions, and analyze other economic forces in order to establish position in the market
  • Initiate, negotiate and agree on terms of commodity purchase/sale contracts, such as price, quality, quantity, transportation, timing and payment
  • Ensure thorough and accurate follow-up, execution, and closure to all contracts
  • Maintain regular customer communication to build and grow customer relationships

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous commodity trading experience
  • Passion for the agriculture industry
  • An ambitious spirit to help drive personal and company growth

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not include all responsibilities and skills required of the job and may be changed at any time. All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with all safety protocols, policies, procedures and consistent with the spirit and philosophy of The Andersons’ Statement of Principles.



Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Note: The Andersons, Inc. conducts drug, alcohol and/or medical testing of applicants and employees based on type of position. A copy of our testing policy is available by contacting the HR Department at talentacquisition@andersonsinc.com.

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