Director of Grain Origination 8/12/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE:
Under the direction of and reporting to the VP of Supply Chain, the Director of Grain Origination is responsible for all grain origination activities for both internal and external customers, including setting and meeting of Divisional budgets, sales and revenue forecasts, and P&L reporting in line with the strategic initiatives of the overall North American Business Unit.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Originate and delivery barley with the standard pricing, quality and volume forecasts provided by the Director of Barley Procurement for the MENA/MEC operations.
Establish and/or enhancement of the BU's direct grain origination capabilities in line
with the overall North American strategy.
Generate and manage to the annual and LTP operational budgets and P planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
This position requires education generally equivalent to a bachelor's degree from a four year college with a major in business administration or agronomy and a minimum of five years experience in grain purchasing in the malting or brewing industry.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret business periodicals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to present information and respond to inquiries from management, contractors and employees.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamental and advanced accounting procedures and probability and descriptive statistics. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Requires ability to operate office equipment such as PC, calculator, telephone, fax and photocopier.