Grain Buyer

Our client has an immediate full-time permanent opportunity available for a Grain Buyer in Regina, SK 


Responsibilities:

  • Growing and maintaining companies network of farmers in Saskatchewan to purchase pulses and specialty crops for 

  • Actively and continuously scouting new relationships with farmers/growers.  This includes cold-calling and on-site visits

  • Negotiating with farmers and other suppliers to procure commodities in Zealandia, Lajord and surrounding regions

  • Identifying growth opportunities for the company 

  • Regularly travelling to visit farmers

  • Frequent daily calls with local farmers to communicate bids 

  • Continuously providing market information and feedback to the rest of the Trade/Procurement team

  • Working with Logistics team to efficiently deliver inbound and outbound products

  • Supporting other traders to deliver performance targets


Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of sales or procurement experience in agricultural commodities or related services

  • Energetic and performance-driven

  • Demonstrated knowledge of specialty crops markets

  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships (both internal and external)

  • Proven ability to take initiative and problem-solve

  • Able to work independently, within company policies and guidelines

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Good understanding of CGC grading guide for pulses

  • SGS Training / Quality certifications an asset 

  • Knowledge of weight and volume conversions   

  • Reliable, ethical and professional

  • Ability to travel frequently within Saskatchewan and to surrounding provinces as needed

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