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Senior Oilseeds Buyer-Canola Oil Manufacturing-Yorkton-Saskatchewan

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    One of my clients in the manufacturing of Canola Oil is looking to add a Senior Oilseeds Buyer to their team. The Senior Oilseeds Buyer is responsible for procuring canola from producer customers, as well as building and managing the customer base which may involve customized marketing plans. This position is responsible for contract implementation, execution and management of the contract until the time of delivery. This position understands how profits are generated in different market conditions and how the various contracts support that goal. This position will also be responsible for providing guidance and training to other buyers. This position requires constant communication with staff & customers – answering questions, providing updates and forwarding information in a timely fashion.

    Advantages
    Strong company culture and management foundation that will provide extremely good job security and career growth opportunities
    -Competitive Base Salary
    - Annual Bonus
    - RRSP
    - Pension Plan
    - 3 Weeks Vacation

    Responsibilities
    •Develop and manage customer base and producer relationships via face-to-face meetings, emails and telephone calls
    •Coordinate deliveries with producers to maximize delivery opportunities
    •Arrange and manage delivery schedules of canola in coordination with procurement manager, using telephone and meetings
    •Attend producer meetings sometimes after hours
    •Manage producer discrepancies on canola-related issues verbally
    •Manage / update information on the web page
    •Negotiate trucking rates and manage trucking premiums, manage grain deals in conjunction with procurement manager web-based information and conference calls with head office
    •Monitor regional crop quality, quantity accurately, market intelligence, competition bids etc and report information to HO via emails and telephone
    •Assist in the decision-making with the procurement manager on space allocation and how to maximize space in managing ownership.
    •Manage IP programs and communicate information to head office
    •Assist procurement manager in the decision-making of projecting budgets on canola handling and shipping to maximize storage revenue and income.
    •Monitor canola prices, basis levels, and fundamental and technical market factors at all times in order to talk intelligently to customers about the market and procure grain.
    •Support in training/management of canola procurement team and administration


    Qualifications
    •5+ years of experience in grain buying and/or grain marketing, sales, or origination.
    •Customer relationship management
    •Strong organizational, time management, problem-solving and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.
    •Strong public speaking and presentation skills
    •Knowledge of grain weighing and grading procedures and policies.
    •Solid understanding of the function of the futures market and the terminology including basis, futures, cash market, and options.
    •High school diploma
    •Completion of seminars/workshops/training sessions on futures markets, negotiation/resolution would be an asset.
    •Valid driver’s license.
    •Bachelors degree in marketing or agriculture related field is preferred.


    Summary
    Must come from an agricultural background to be considered.

    If you have the background listed above and are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please reach out to me at rahul.dhawan@randstad.ca for more information.

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.
    One of my clients in the manufacturing of Canola Oil is looking to add a Senior Oilseeds Buyer to their team. The Senior Oilseeds Buyer is responsible for procuring canola from producer customers, as well as building and managing the customer base which may involve customized marketing plans. This position is responsible for contract implementation, execution and management of the contract until the time of delivery. This position understands how profits are generated in different market conditions and how the various contracts support that goal. This position will also be responsible for providing guidance and training to other buyers. This position requires constant communication with staff & customers – answering questions, providing updates and forwarding information in a timely fashion.

    Advantages
    Strong company culture and management foundation that will provide extremely good job security and career growth opportunities
    -Competitive Base Salary
    - Annual Bonus
    - RRSP
    - Pension Plan
    - 3 Weeks Vacation

    Responsibilities
    •Develop and manage customer base and producer relationships via face-to-face meetings, emails and telephone calls
    •Coordinate deliveries with producers to maximize delivery opportunities
    •Arrange and manage delivery schedules of canola in coordination with procurement manager, using telephone and meetings
    •Attend producer meetings sometimes after hours
    •Manage producer discrepancies on canola-related issues verbally
    •Manage / update information on the web page
    •Negotiate trucking rates and manage trucking premiums, manage grain deals in conjunction with procurement manager web-based information and conference calls with head office
    •Monitor regional crop quality, quantity accurately, market intelligence, competition bids etc and report information to HO via emails and telephone
    •Assist in the decision-making with the procurement manager on space allocation and how to maximize space in managing ownership.
    •Manage IP programs and communicate information to head office
    •Assist procurement manager in the decision-making of projecting budgets on canola handling and shipping to maximize storage revenue and income.
    •Monitor canola prices, basis levels, and fundamental and technical market factors at all times in order to talk intelligently to customers about the market and procure grain.
    •Support in training/management of canola procurement team and administration


    Qualifications
    •5+ years of experience in grain buying and/or grain marketing, sales, or origination.
    •Customer relationship management
    •Strong organizational, time management, problem-solving and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.
    •Strong public speaking and presentation skills
    •Knowledge of grain weighing and grading procedures and policies.
    •Solid understanding of the function of the futures market and the terminology including basis, futures, cash market, and options.
    •High school diploma
    •Completion of seminars/workshops/training sessions on futures markets, negotiation/resolution would be an asset.
    •Valid driver’s license.
    •Bachelors degree in marketing or agriculture related field is preferred.


    Summary
    Must come from an agricultural background to be considered.

    If you have the background listed above and are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please reach out to me at rahul.dhawan@randstad.ca for more information.

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.