Manager Grains Procurement – Ethanol Plant-2400107 @ Valero Energy

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Job Description:

  • Purchases corn supply as required from producers and grain elevators in accordance with guidelines provided.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with area producers, marketing groups, and elevators and effectively communicates local market intelligence with broader Valero grain team.
  • Supervises the Commodities Assistant or Grain Procurement Representative positions.
  • Determines appropriate cash contracts for the region.
  • Manages grain purchase position as well as truck logistics with suppliers and plant inventory levels to meet plant demand and in accordance with inventory and rotation guidelines.
  • Enters purchase contracts into accounting system and maintains and manages grain records and documentation in compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Works with accounting department as required to ensure accuracy and timeliness of payments to producers and elevators.
  • Works with plant shipping and receiving department to ensure efficient receiving process, manage grain quality with a focus on a high level of customer service.
  • Communicates grain purchasing and pricing to the corporate hedge group in an effectively and timely manner.

This position is salaried exempt status, which means you are not eligible for overtime pay.

Relocation assistance is available.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in business or related field required.
  • Ten years purchasing experience in an agriculture, grain, or manufacturing sector required.
  • Experience providing customer service to farmers, grain elevator personnel, and truck drivers preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Onsite

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