Commodity Trading Assistant at The Andersons Inc

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Overland Park, Kansas

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Commodity Trading Assistant  

We are hiring at Commodity Trading (Merchandising) Assistant. This position is based in our Overland Park Trading Office that consists of driven, entrepreneurial professionals committed to providing excellent service for our customers.  

If you are good with numbers, highly organized, thrive in a high-volume fast paced environment and want to learn about agricultural commodities - this is the role for you!  

Amid the ups and downs of production agriculture   The Andersons   has remained a constant - building unique relationships with our customers, employees, business partners and with the communities in which we operate. We will continue this   commitment and   strive to provide extraordinary personal service every day.   Check out what makes The Anderson s   unique today!  

We will have ongoing needs for Commodity Trading Assistants to support our Overland Park, KS office. Submit your application today to join our candidate pool. We will contact qualified applicants once we have a position available.

What we offer:  

  • The dignity of honest work and that working toward company goals should provide support and opportunity for each member of the organization.  

  • The belief that employees should provide support and opportunity for each member of the organization to work toward personal and company goals alike.  

  • Opportunity to   learn about the agriculture commodity trading business  

  • Unlimited   growth potential - Many Paths. One Future.  

The job (just the basics):  

  • Data entry of contract information, create contract folders and ensure accuracy of files and documents  

  • Assist with intermediate accounting functions such as: invoicing, collection, and payment processing  

  • Provide logistical support for commodity shipments by rail, truck or barge  

  • Help customers by answering questions or resolving issues with payments or shipments  

  • Run reports, organize data, analyze and problem solve  

  • Support commodity traders and senior assistants with other duties as needed  

What you bring   (higher skillset = higher position) :  

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required, Associate's or higher degree preferred  

  • A minimum of   1 year   relevant accounting and/or customer service experience  

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated  

  • An ambitious spirit to help drive personal and company growth  

  • Strong attention to detail, ability to gather and analyze information  

  • 10 key and data entry experience  


This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not include all responsibilities and skills required of the job and may be changed at any time. All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with all safety protocols, policies, procedures and consistent with the spirit and philosophy of The Andersons' Statement of Principles.  

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Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Note: The Andersons, Inc. conducts drug, alcohol and/or medical testing of applicants and employees based on type of position. A copy of our testing policy is available by contacting the HR Department at .

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.

PHISHING SCAM WARNING:   The Andersons is among several companies recently made aware of a phishing scam involving con artists posing as hiring managers recruiting via email, text and social media. The imposters are creating misleading email accounts, conducting remote "interviews," and making fake job offers in order to collect personal and financial information from unsuspecting individuals. Please note that The Andersons only uses company email addresses, which contain "", to communicate with candidates via email. The company also uses secure tools on our website to receive data from applicants and would never ask them to submit their personal banking information to apply for an open job.  If you are contacted by someone about an open job at The Andersons, please verify the domain of the sender's email address and that they are asking you to apply on this website. If you believe you've been a victim of a phishing scam, please reference this webpage for guidance on your reporting options

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