Job - Commodity Trader/Merchandiser Trainee

Job Title: Commodity Trader/Merchandiser Trainee

Job Order #: CS-8818

Location: Kansas

Salary Range: $ - $

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: 401(k) + Dental + Disability Insurance + Health Insurance + Life Insurance + Paid Vacation + Vision

- Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Agriculture-Related Field
- Must be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent communications and negotiation skills
- Must be a problem-solver with high attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
- A strong commitment to customer service
- A strong commitment to continuous learning
- The ability to remain focused and professional in a fast-paced work environment.

Job Description: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting an established Ag Employer with their search for a Commodity Trader/Merchandiser Trainee. This role will learn the position of commodity merchandiser in Company's entrepreneurial environment. A fully trained merchandiser/trader will be able to profitably trade assigned commodities within defined geographical territory. The incumbent must accomplish this while following company policies and procedures, developing and maintaining strong customer and supplier relationships, and managing their profit center in an efficient and professional manner.

- Lead, support, and help foster safety culture and best practices throughout the organization.
- Maximize trade in his/her commodity within an assigned territory in order to produce superior profits for the company.
- Maintain knowledge of market factors that produce price movements.
- Communicate important market information and activity to other traders and management.
- Maintain a working knowledge of trading rules and regulations to be followed without exception.
- Successfully operate within the policies, procedures, and position limits established by management, and accurately report all positions and trading results through the established mechanisms.
- Arrange for cost effective and efficient transportation of commodities.
- Maintain company’s reputation through careful and honest handling of customer/supplier relations.
- Supervise the support staff and insure proper execution of all contracts.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Carrie Thomas at or call 308-384-4886. Please to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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