The Merchandiser Assistant will support the mission, vision, and values established by the Board of Directors by assisting in daily and monthly grain accounting functions.
A high school diploma/GED and four years of grain industry experience
Solid practical accounting, analytical and organizational skills, strong communication skills, (both verbal and written), and strong documentation skills are required
Knowledge of position reporting, including the ability to interpret position data/reports, and proficiency with spreadsheet and word-processing software (e.g. Excel and MS Word), are required
Knowledge of grain industry practices, terminology and settlement processes, careful attention to detail, and the ability to work in an active and fast-paced department are all preferred
Reporting to this Position: None
Description of Duties:
Responsible for daily scale activity
Responsible for accurate ticket entry on a daily basis
Grain grading with timely communications to operations staff
Grain grading equipment State & Federal Regulations' compliance
Responsible for the daily application and processing of grain sales settlements
Responsible for incoming telephone calls
Enter data into Intellego Scale and GP/Intellego
Assist and support grain commodity system
Assist in monthly commodity closing process
Assist and support the development of policies and procedures
Support back up of Commodity Specialists when absent
Assist and support Merchandiser Manager
Communicate bids and market information to customers
Supports the daily truck logistics
Support the Commodity and Financial activity
Support all specific tasks assigned by the Commodity Supervisor
All other duties as assigned
Physical Demands and work environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.
The ability to perform light lifting (up to 20 lbs)
Ability to use the telephone
Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC