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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016

Ardent Mills Denver, CO

Denver, CO
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


About Us

Welcome to Ardent Mills, a new company dedicated to helping our customers innovate and grow, with the industry s broadest range of traditional and organic flours, whole grains, customized blends and specialty products. Our ingredients are backed by unrivaled technical support, food safety solutions and the supply assurance of a coast-to-coast network of more than 40 community mills and blending facilities, an artisan commercial bakery and a Mobile Innovation Center. We are Ardent Mills, working with you for the good of grain. And we re looking for dynamic people to join our team.

The Role

Trading Tenets:

* Recognized as leaders in risk management and market analysis

* Maximize total revenue through trading and position management

* Identify and create supply chain value for our customers, parents and Ardent Mills

* Leverage our skills and knowledge to deliver solutions that create mutual value

* Maintain an environment that values safety, difference, personal growth, and high performance

* Develop and maintain business relationships based on trust, respect and adherence to Ardent Mills core values

Key Accountabilities

Position Purpose:

As a Risk Management Intern you will gain exposure to all areas of the Risk business within Ardent Mills. You will work alongside team members who offer their own unique skills and ideas, allowing you to broaden your knowledge and capabilities. You will have the opportunity to enhance your business knowledge and leadership skills needed for future success. A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

* The ability to deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day

* The willingness to serve others with understanding, respect, and care

* The ability to operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency

* The willingness to effectively deal with and drive change

* The ability to organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines

* The ability to learn and apply new technology, with the willingness to share knowledge with others

Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.


Interns will be immersed in the day-to-day business activity while partnering directly with leaders across the organization, to create an environment that fosters learning and development. In addition to professional guidance, a variety of social and business-related activities are also available for further interaction and networking amongst peers and mentors.

Skills & Experience

Education, Experience, Skills:

* Majoring in Business or Economics

* Strong computer skills

* Strong written and oral communication skills

* Problem solving skills

* Organization/Time Management skills

* Strong analytical skills

* A willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills:

* Degree focus in Agricultural Studies, Finance, Business or Economics

* Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment

* Demonstrated appetite for risk


Ardent Mills is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.