POET Grain Buyer Intern (Fostoria, OH) in Fostoria, Ohio
The Grain Buyer Intern will be responsible for assisting with procuring grain from producer customers, commercial accounts and managing a customer database for the biorefinery. The team member in this position will monitor the competitiveness of cash grain bids and policies and also develop and build strong customer relationships. Grain Buyer Interns will need to be aware of CBOT grain prices and be able to understand current market news; local, U.S. and World S&D and other fundamental and technical market factors in order to talk intelligently to customers about the market outlook. Grain Buyer Interns will assist with informing management of grain movements and other local news that may impact local buying efforts. The Grain Buyer Intern may also assist the Scale Master and must understand grain weighing and grading procedures and policies.
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:
Studying towards a B.S. degree in Ag-Business or Marketing; must be at least a junior level student status.
Experience with the agricultural industry is preferred.
Knowledge in Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.
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