Intern: Procurement Merch,Grain Accounting, & Operations (Summer 2018)
Pierre , South Dakota
October 05, 2017
CHS Midwest Cooperative has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Procurement Merchandiser / Grain Accounting & Operations 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, fax, or email bid changes and closing bids to customers.
  • Report and type all purchasing contracts quickly and accurately.
  • Process grain loads for multiple locations, ensuring accurate applications to contract, timely payments and high level customer satisfaction.
  • Apply grain unloads to proper contracts for multiple locations to generate timely payment.
  • Review grain settlement documents, process grain checks, and balance contract bookings daily.
  • Verify contract confirmations and verify truck freight billings.
  • Assist customers with questions or issues related to their deliveries, contracts, applications, and web portal account.
  • Ensure that all documentation for every shipment is properly categorized and preserved
  • Work with the elevator and office staff in the exchange of information to enhance the flow of grain.
  • Operate Bulk weigher, unload trucks
  • Grade grain and operate scale for inbound and outbound trucks
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of business.

Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year Agriculture degree program
  • Experience in grain marketing, grain operations and/or grain accounting

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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