Work Location : United States , Farmington , Michigan or Remote Position Type : Full Time
Job Reference #DFG42FTUS , Posted on Jan 23, 2023
dFarm is passionate about transforming the Ag Supply Chain for the betterment of Farmers and Consumers and everyone in between. Our mission is to leverage technology to grow continuity, efficiency, and profitability in the agricultural supply chain globally. Our vision is that by connecting to the Ag ecosystem we can minimize waste and reduce world hunger, while improving the livelihood of farmers and all other value-adding participants
We are looking for a full-time or part-time agriculture procurement specialist to assist us in sourcing feed grains globally for listing on our digital wholesale marketplace. The ideal candidate will have a strong network of global suppliers and established relationships with them.
> Identifying suppliers for commodities required
> Evaluation and negotiation of purchase contracts
> Define the Monthly Purchasing strategy for commodities across the group.
> Maintain and further establish grain trading sales.
> Close supervision of all Grain and Commodity tenders and sourcing activities
> Planning and budgeting purchasing requirements
> Coordination with production and commercial departments to understand needs and ensure accurate forecasting.
> Develop Category strategy for optimal market entry points for commodity purchasing.
> Assess financial instrument utilization for price fixing.
> Managing the relationship with all suppliers
> Monitoring international prices of grain and raw materials
> 10 years feed grains trading or purchasing experience.
> A deep understanding of feed grain production, quality specification, supplies, sales, and logistics
> An extensive network of and established relationships with feed grain suppliers, processors, and extraction plants, particularly in major grain producing countries such as the US, Brazil, Argentina, Africa, and India.
> Strong understanding of international feed grains and other commodity markets, price determining factors, macro economics
> Full and complete understanding of feed grain purchase and sales process and documentation including shipping, GAFTA contracts, claims process.
> Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or equivalent
> Professional purchasing certification preferred.
> Strong analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skills.
> Trustworthy and responsible person
> Good project management skills
> Result- and execution focused, strong drive and power of initiative.
> Structured approach to planning and project execution
> Outward-oriented, proactive with strong communication & persuasion skills
> Strategic and analytical mind-set
> Open to new ideas, promotes feedback and knowledge sharing with others
> Ability to manage time well and multi-tasks.
> Demonstrate integrity, honesty and reliability in interpersonal relations.
> Good interpersonal skills
> High ethics and moral
To apply, please MAIL resume to the referenced address, ensuring to indicate the position reference code (Ref# DFG42FTUS) for which you are applying. Mail to: dFarm, In… Attn: Nethra Sridhar – HR, firstname.lastname@example.org, 24155 Drake Road, Suite 202, Farmington, MI 48335