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Grain Buyer

Description

Grain buyers play a crucial role in the supply chain, by acquiring grain from growers in a specific region. The job requires expert knowledge in industry trends and prices, which is needed to implement a deal that ensures both the customer (grain grower) and their employer (grain marketing company) make a good profit. This helps to establish trust and loyalty, which usually leads to more deals between the businesses.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Economics
Compulsory
Bachelor of Agribusiness
Compulsory
Buyer
Marketing Manager
Master of Business Administration
Recommended
General Manager
Chief Operations Officer
Chief Executive Officer

Activities

  • Support grain growers by customising grain marketing plans to suit each growers needs
  • Create, adjust, and manage strong sales plans
  • Buy grain from growers in a designated trade area
  • Remain up to date on industry trends and news

Locations

  • Grain marketing specialists can work for large and small grain storage and handling companies and cooperatives, commodity marketers, or agricultural risk management consultants
  • Country and City locations
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