Merchandising Internship

Location US-NE-Omaha
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 12:54 PM)
Job ID
2018-1366
# Positions
1
Category
Merchandising

Overview

Ag Processing, Inc (AGP) is currently seeking sophomores and juniors for our Soy Merchandising Internship! Through our on-the-job training you will learn how to merchandise soybeans and soybean meal and will coordinate logistics and quality requirements 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 AGP personnel to execute and 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. Paid housing for the summer is available.

 

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

 

Organization Summary:

 

Ag Processing Inc is a cooperatively-owned agribusiness engaged in procuring, processing, marketing, and transporting of oilseeds, grains, and related products. Since our creation in 1983, AGP has grown in size, scope, and reputation – both in the U.S. and internationally. Our company has become the largest soybean processing cooperative in the world and has a diverse set of products, which includes renewable fuels, vegetable oil refining, ag products/grain, and international operations. 

 

Ag Processing Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

 

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