Job - Feed Ingredient Buyer

Job Title: Feed Ingredient Buyer

Job Order #: HS-7291

Location: Northeastern United States

Salary Range: $0 - $0

Commission / Bonus: Bonus potential

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


- Bachelor's Degree (preferrably in an ag-related field). This employer will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge of the supply & demand economics of feed and feed ingredients
- Experience in favorably negotiating contracts.
- Experience building and maintaining mutual trust and satisfaction with vendors and customers
- Experience developing new business relationships with vendors and customers.
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting an established Ag Employer in their search for a Feed Ingredient Buyer for their plant in the Northeast U.S. The successful candidate must have experience as an ingredient buyer in the animal feed market. Responsibilities include procurement and contract management for bulk ingredients to maximize returns for the company and its customers. Essential job functions include:


- Increase customer profitability and retention by purchasing bulk ingredients with a cost savings to the prevailing market.
- Establish and negotiate pricing for feed ingredients including grain by-products, protein by-products and others.
- Communicate daily with the Ingredient and Logistics team to ensure product is always on hand as needed to avoid plant down-time.
- Establish long-term relationships with suppliers and customers
- Manage daily operations between customers, brokers and suppliers.
- Develop market strategies for ingredients, monitor quality and administer corrective action as/when needed.
- Work well with the entire team.
- Share information with the entire team and work to develop others in all areas of knowledge and skill.
- Adhere to all company risk management strategies.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Harlan Schafer at or call 308-384-2588. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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