Soy Merchandising Internship

US
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1334
# Positions
3
Category
Merchandising

Overview

Soy Merchandising Internship – Hourly Pay – Paid Housing Assistance Available

 

Internship Summary:

 

Ag Processing, Inc (AGP) is currently seeking sophomores and juniors for our Merchandising Internship Program this upcoming summer! Through our on-the-job training you will learn how to merchandise soybeans and soybean meal and will coordinate logistics to ensure that our products reach customers as contracted.  You will also interact and develop relationships with local farmers, grain elevator operators, end-users, and our company's personnel to complete transactions. By the end of the internship you will have developed critical negotiation skills, key problem solving skills, and a better understanding of hedging and commodity trading in the agricultural industry.

Responsibilities

  • Purchase soybeans and sell soybean meal & pellets
  • Negotiate transactions with elevators, farmers and end-users
  • Coordinate logistics to ensure timely product delivery
  • Work with the AGP accounting team to ensure accurate settlements and invoicing
  • Conduct market research and compile data to gain knowledge in soy commodity market trends
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an area of study related to business or agriculture
  • Excellent mental math skills
  • Willing to negotiate prices
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Willing to work in Midwest locations

 

Ag Processing Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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