Commercial Manager, Peanut Crush - Alpharetta, GA

Archer Daniels Midland Company Alpharetta , GA 30023

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Commercial Manager, Peanut Crush

  • Alpharetta, GA

Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts

This is a full time, exempt position

Position Summary:

Reporting to President, GPTN, the Commercial Manager, Peanut Crush, is uniquely tasked with overseeing the peanut crushing and oil business. This includes trading of crushing stocks, crude oil (domestic and import) and peanut meal, logistics and operational planning, risk and position management, and consistent collaboration with the refined oils team regarding refined peanut oil sales.

A successful candidate will excel in market discovery, supply & demand development and analysis, customer relationship management, and work well with various cross functional teams.

Job Responsibilities (Partial Listing):

  • Lead commercial team in optimizing peanut crush business, targeting market share growth while optimizing OP impact.

  • Works with GPTN shelling business to efficiently receive crushing stock by products in most efficient and economical way for the company.

  • Procure crushing stock from outside market participants through development and growth of supplier relationships.

  • Procure crude oil domestically from crush competitors and peanut industry participants generating a crude oil byproduct.

  • Procure import peanut oil from various origins when necessary to support business plan

  • Trade crush and refining byproducts to feed customers.

  • Collaborate with refined peanut oil sales lead to define business plan and peanut oil strategy.

  • Provides reports to the business group on opportunities, competition, and customer activities.

  • Prepares & presents reports to management detailing customer issues & opportunities

  • Develops a clear understanding of local, national, & world markets & trends

  • Price discovery and bid/offer maintenance to enhance risk management and pricing

  • Understands and has strict adherence to corporate compliance policies & safety systems & programs

  • Works closely with oil sales, operations, and customer service to execute our business goals and strategies.

Required Skills and Education:

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of commodity and food products merchandising

  • Understands risk management, operations, and procurement sides of the business

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or a related field

  • 3-5 years of commodity or food products merchandising experience.

  • Functions well as part of teams

  • Strong communication skills required

  • Written and Verbal
  • Excellent problem solving skills and patience

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet deadlines and work under pressure

  • Must be extremely organized and have a strong attention to detail

  • Skilled with MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, Power Point and Microsoft Outlook

  • Strong relationship-building abilities

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

Relocation is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

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Commercial Manager, Peanut Crush - Alpharetta, GA

Archer Daniels Midland Company