Country Origination Manager - Central Canada

Malteurop Canada is looking for a Country Origination Manager for Central Canada. This position will manage the Central Canadian commodity program and the inbound/outbound logistics for the Specialty Grain Division of Malteurop Canada (MEC) and Malteurop North America Inc. (MENA). This is a newly created position which gives the right person the opportunity to lead and develop the facility. This position will be located in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan.

Some of the responsibilities include:

Defining and developing the Central Canadian Commodity origination program as it relates to Malteurop’s barley facilities and external customer base.

Developing and maintaining relationships with new and established customer base.

Maintain a high level of customer service to build loyal customer base.

Oversee contractual agreements and resolve customer claims.

Working with producers updating them on market trends, marketing plans, grain quotes and risk management strategies.

Managing price risk through the use of futures, options, and other hedging strategies. Monitoring commodity position reports and adheres to company risk guidelines.

Maintaining detailed and accurate production history information such as planting dates, seeding rates, significant weather events, harvest dates and off field quality data as well as periodic bin sample analysis and updates on all producer direct AOG production contracts.

Promoting and implementing sustainable agronomic practices for commodities. Encouraging initiatives aimed at increasing the natural fertility of the soil.

Researching, developing and implementing new commodity varieties, including MENA breeding program varieties that are genetically adapted to climactic conditions and their evolution in each growing zone.

Responsible for directing and managing the Grain Quality Technician and the Grain Contract and Logistics Administrator.

Seeking new opportunities to capture additional revenue for the Specialty Grain Division of MEC/MENA.

This position requires an education generally equivalent to a four year bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or a minimum of five years direct experience in management and merchandising in the grain industry.

Malteurop North America is the leading Malt producer with locations in Milwaukee, WI (Corporate Headquarters and Malting Facility), Great Falls, MT, Winona, MN, USA and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Malteurop Group is the world’s leading malt producer, with a current annual production capacity of more than 2,200,000 tons. The Group is present in 12 countries in Europe, North America, Oceania and Asia.

Please submit your resume to hr.mena@malteurop.com along with salary requirements.

Malteurop Canada offers a competitive benefit package, including health, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, pet insurance and RRSP with company match.