Grain Marketing Advisor

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Author pmnationtalk
Date April 4, 2024
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Cargill Ltd.
Location Trochu, AB
Category Advisor
Client Cargill Ltd.
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Title: Grain Marketing Advisor
Job Requisition ID: 288290
Location: Trochu, Alberta, Canada, T0M 2C0
Category: SALES


Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Grain Marketing Advisor will represent the critical link between customers, commercial accounts and the company’s customer facing strategy. In this role, you will translate regional and local cash commodity market knowledge into timely and competitive service offerings for customers, covering Calgary North Region.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and maintain relationships with farm clients and providing personalized marketing advise.
  • Focus on competitively positioning commodity offers in local cash markets to efficiently source them through our processing facilities while focusing on maximizing profitability for both customers and the company.
  • Deliver grain marketing services program directly to farm clients helping them make better grain marketing decisions
  • Create and execute risk management strategies quickly and efficiently
  • Develop a deep understanding of the basic market access needs desired by customers in the segment and work to quickly adapt to changes in these needs with shifts in local cash markets.
  • Collaborate with internal sales, merchandising, customer service and operations teams to meet customer needs efficiently and in a manner which is tightly linked to regional and local cash market strategies.
  • Enable an efficient and effective customer experience through utilizing our systems and digital offerings.
  • Consistently identify and communicate customer insights back into the business unit that can be utilized to create and enhance standardized customer segment value propositions, as well as overall business strategy development.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma/certificate or bachelor’s degree (Agriculture, Agribusiness, Economic, Finance, or Business) in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of basic production agriculture principles
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • General knowledge of grain marketing
  • Sales or consulting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Possess a valid Canadian driver’s licence in good standing authorizing you to drive independently during your employment.
  • Able to travel and be on farm on a day-to-day basis
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience
  • Experience working with farmers
  • Specialized knowledge of grain marketing and risk management
  • Grain buying experience


Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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