Grain Origination Specialist in Gibson City, IL


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¬ís agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.
Job Purpose and Impact

The Grain Origination Specialist 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 grain market knowledge into timely and competitive service offerings for customers. This role will support the facility located in Gibson City, IL. Key Accountabilities

Develop and maintain relationships with core customers and select commercial customer segments.
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.
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 buying, 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 Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Understanding of basic production agriculture principles
Commercial or sales experience
Minimum of two years of related work experience
Preferred Qualifications
Commercial and financial acumen
Grain market experience
Experience with Salesforce or other CRM system Position Information

Relocation assistance will be provided for this position.

Benefit package includes: Paid time off; paid holidays; medical, vision and dental coverage; flexible spending accounts; life insurance; disability insurance; retirement savings; employee and family assistance program (EAP). Learn more at:

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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