123 Null Ave, Fake City , NY 12345 Cell: 000.123.111 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Results driven grain merchant with more than 30 years’ progressive experience in agriculture, grain and cattle merchandising, and operations management. Expertise in new market development, transportation logistics, and international import and export. Demonstrated management abilities that grow and sustain businesses and guide teams towards success.
Grain Merchandising International Grain and Livestock Import/Export Operations Management Business and Market Development Negotiations and Brokering Safety Management
Grain Merchandiser, 07/2013 Current Johnston Enterprises, Inc. Enid, OK Trade grain and diverse feed products, and oversee purchase, storage, handling, and marketing of grain transactions. Consult daily with intercompany feed importers to value spreads between domestic and imported commodities. Conduct market trend, market share, and competitor analysis to develop grain origination marketing plans. Coordinate freight and transportation; direct three dispatchers to transport 5,000 tons of grain/feed products per day via truck. Work with BN, UP, and KCS rail lines, hoppers, and containers, and negotiate rail position consisting of 110 car unit trains and single cars. Maintain grain inventory to optimize operations and mitigate production issues. Enforce grain grading policies and procedures in alignment with USDA specification. Ensure facilities and equipment meet federal, state, and OSHA regulations. Utilize Agris, Citrix, and New Bos accounting systems to manage financial transactions, including grain settlements, grain bank receipts, scale tickets, grading and discounts, and deferred payments. Grain Merchandiser and Accounts Receivable Consultant, 01/2013 07/2013 Frontier Trading Kingfisher, OK Directed grain merchandising activities for feed and freight company. Verified and posted receipts and resolved financial discrepancies. Consulted on outstanding and past-due accounts to initiate appropriate collections processes and minimize financial losses. Achievements: Developed and implemented new trading platform for Zeolite effectively revolutionizing feedlot and dairy industry in terms of odor and Aflotoxin protection. Established Web presence and created grain portal allowing customers to access their accounts online and receive notifications for market changes and purchase/sell order statuses.