Intern: Procurement Merchandiser (Summer 2018)
Brandon , South Dakota
October 05, 2017
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Procurement Merchandiser Intern to work with producers and Country Operations elevator staff. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

You will:
  • Make contact with farmers updating them on market trends, current grain quotes, and grain programs.
  • Work closely with Merchandiser personnel (i.e., grain merchants, grain buyers, the hedge desk and accountants) in exchange of information.
  • Call out, or email bid changes and closing bids to customers.
  • Report and type all purchasing contracts quickly and accurately.
  • Work with the elevator and office staff in the exchange of information to enhance the flow of grain.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of business.
  • Gain knowledge of USDA grain standards.
  • Learn facility layout and grain flow and assist with workload and logistical planning.
  • Operate safely within CHS policy, procedure, and governmental regulation and fully participate in all safety programs.

Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year Agriculture degree program

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
  • Previous Internship with Grain Procurement

A little about us:
CHS is proud to offer veterans a place to grow their careers. Driven by the values of the farm families who own CHS, our employees focus on helping farmers raise healthy crops.

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