Grain Origination Associate

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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 24, 2024
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Cargill Ltd.
Location McLennan, AB
Category Sales
Client Cargill Ltd.
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Title: Grain Origination Associate
Job Requisition ID: 281212
Location: McLennan, Alberta, Canada, T0H 2L0
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 Origination Associate will help sell our portfolio of technical and nontechnical products, services and solutions directly to current and new customers. In this role, you will develop an understanding of business, financials, products and services, the market or the needs and challenges of assigned accounts. This position is a learning and developmental position for a long term career at Cargill.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inform customers of our new products, services and prices.
  • Take ownership over learning plan and projects to learn what is needed  to advance to a grain sales role.
  • Help support development and delivery of sales bids, proposals and presentations and help conduct product demonstrations.
  • Build, monitor and revise lead generation plans to develop substantive sales opportunities.
  • Help assess customer needs and suggest appropriate products, services and solutions.
  • Build, develop and maintain internal and external customer relationships.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma/certificate or bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Strong interest in agriculture
  • Possess a valid Canadian drivers licence in good standing authorizing you to drive independently during your employment.
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous sales experience
  • Farming background



Position Information

  •  Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
  • Previous experience in sales or agriculture would be an asset.

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

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