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Merchandiser Trainee

EGT Montana Grain Elevators is looking for a collaborative, results oriented candidate with strong critical thinking and communication skills. Candidate must be willing to relocate for career development and growth opportunities. Positions require a Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college or university and a desire to build a career in the food and agribusiness industry. During the training program, you will receive cross functional exposure to a number of business units while performing various commercial (e.g. commodity merchandising, etc.) and/or operational (e.g. grain elevator operations, engineering, etc.) functions. You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide a solid foundation in all aspects of commercial and/or operational processes.

Trainees will be based in Montana field locations. Selected candidates must be able/willing to relocate for the duration of the Trainee period. Trainee position will be based at one of the 4 Montana locations; Tunis (just outside of Great Falls), Chester, Kintyre Flats (just outside of Glasgow) and Sidney.

Essential Functions:
  • Participate fully in the day to day operation of a EGT facility
  • Become familiar with the fundamentals of domestic and international cash grain trading
  • Develop a thorough understanding of elevator and/or grain plant operations
  • Demonstrate your level of understanding by responding to verbal or written inquiries from supervisors, coaches, or program manager
  • Travel to other EGT locations for instructional purposes
  • Assist location and corporate staff in evaluating changing crop, market, and operational conditions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with EGT internal and external customers

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college or university

Skill/Experience Requirements:
  • Must be collaborative, results oriented and possess strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, adversity, and constant change
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in standard PC applications
  • Standard work hours 8 AM - 5 PM subject to adjustment as required by assignment
  • Willingness to relocate for future growth opportunities is required

Physical/Mental Requirements:
  • Walking
  • Walking on catwalks at a variety of heights
  • Climbing stairs and ladders
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Shoveling product
  • Entering and working in confined spaces
  • Working at heights up to 200 ft. with appropriate safety equipment
  • Working outdoors in a broad range of climate conditions
  • Working over water
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning & organization skills
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
  • Mathematical ability
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to changes in work conditions and effectively react to emergency situations

*Grain Trainee job is dually posted on Indeed and Bunge Jobs. Please apply through Handshake and Indeed. *

Candidate(s) selected for this position will be employed by EGT, LLC. EGT, LLC is a joint venture between Bunge North America and Pan Ocean America.