Merchandiser/Farm Marketer

064588 Requisition #


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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the
right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

Flint Hills Resources is currently seeking a Merchandiser/Farm Marketer to join their Biofuels & Ingredients team in Fairmont, NE. In this role, you will work directly with local farmers and elevators to originate 45 million bushels of corn a year. You will also work with the plant operations team to identify and drive strategic priorities, while providing a positive customer experience.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Establish long-term relationships with your customers by developing an understanding of their business and what they value  
  • Active customer interaction skillset including customer visits, face to face meetings, making outbound phone calls
  • Assist with the development, communication and execution of priorities and strategies for the Fairmont ethanol plant
  • Collaborate with all FHR's merchandisers to understand and communicate market values 
  • Understand both truck and rail freight spreads and impact on market basis values 
  • Capability to consolidate global and local market drivers into a Point of View and executable purchasing strategy for the Fairmont plant
  • Develop sound market knowledge and assist with implementing processes to grow commercial merchandising strategies, support plant initiatives, and expand trading opportunities outside the Fairmont plant 
  • Drive for continuous improvement as you assist with the inbound logistics of the facility 
  • Be a part of the plant leadership team, assisting in the growth and success of the Fairmont ethanol plant 
  • Help to drive base business and innovation through organizational and site activities 
What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher, OR 8 years of experience
  • High School degree or GED
  • Ag business related experience
  • Passion for working with Grain & Feed customers
  • Valid and current government issued driver's license

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in grain merchandising, grain origination, farm marketer, or similar applicable experience
  • Grain, Ethanol and DDG industry knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Business, Agriculture Economics or Finance, Business Administration or Marketing
  • Local market knowledge
 Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?


This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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