GRAIN BUYER, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA – #5108

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a GRAIN BUYER for our SK client. This role can be worked remotely.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Growing and maintaining company’s network of farmers in Saskatchewan to purchase pulses and specialty crops for the company and on behalf of the company’s toll processing customers

Actively and continuously scouting new relationships with farmers/growers.   This includes cold-calling and on-site visits

Negotiating with farmers and other suppliers to procure commodities in Zealandia, Lajord and surrounding regions (Canada)

Identifying growth opportunities for the company

Regularly travelling to visit farmers

Frequent daily calls with local farmers to communicate bids

Continuously providing market information and feedback to the “rest of the Trade/Procurement team

Driving volume to the company’s facilities

Working with the company’s Logistics team to efficiently deliver inbound and outbound products

Supporting other company traders to deliver performance targets

Other responsibilities as required or assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

3+ years of sales or procurement experience in agricultural commodities or related services

Energetic and performance-driven

Demonstrated knowledge of specialty crops markets

Ability to work within a team environment to deliver results

Proven ability to develop effective working relationships (both internal and external)

Proven ability to take initiative and problem-solve

Able to work independently, within company policies and guidelines

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Strong attention to detail

Good understanding of CGC grading guide for pulses

SGS Training / Quality certifications an asset

Knowledge of weight and volume conversions

Reliable, ethical and professional

Ability to travel frequently within Saskatchewan and to surrounding provinces as needed

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to – info@indemand.ca    

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED