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Reford, SK

Grain Merchant

GrainsConnect Canada, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2021, is home to Canada’s most efficient grain supply chain, built to deliver Western Canadian grain growers more choice, more competition, and more value for their grain.

GrainsConnects’ Reford, Saskatchewan location has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Grain Merchant with at least 2 - 3 years of relevant industry experience. The Grain Merchant will manage the procurement of grain and all associated contract management. Daily & weekly reporting on crop, stocks, opportunities, competition and other industry information. Build and strengthen relationships with not only growers, but buyers, advisors, agronomists, brokers, and other industry leaders.

GrainsConnect offers a competitive compensation program, excellent benefits and pension plan and room for growth within the company.


  • To procure grain from growers with the price specifications determined by GrainsConnect Trading Team
  • Promote the GrainsConnect network to attract more growers into our sites and support strategies to improve our brand and perception with grower customers
  • Develop and hold strong relationships with growers that promotes GrainsConnect’s strategies
  • Develop and build relationships with other professionals within the industry, i.e., agronomist, broker, advisors, agent, seed/chemical/fertilizer suppliers etc. to build the company brand and to exchange market intelligence
  • Accurately manage production estimates forecasting through understanding of the GrainsConnect methodology of crop forecasting
  • Be able to provide relevant, concise, and timely information to stakeholders as required within a defined area, such as competitor pricing and activity, grower selling behaviour and crop conditions, etc.
  • Be the face of GrainsConnect by attending and organize growers’ meetings and relevant industry events for promotion, i.e., silo meetings, plan before you plant, grain marketing information session, field days etc.



  • At least 2-3 years relevant industry experience
  • Strong customer relationship skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • A self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Contract development and negotiation experience
  • Contract administration experiencE
  • Intermediate level in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical and innumeracy skills
  • Adherence to ethical and business standards


  • Understanding of grain contracting
  • Basic level of understanding in crop forecasting
  • Understanding of grain supply chain e.g. storage and logistics and grain flows
  • Degree in Agricultural Economics or Business
  • Local knowledge and involvement within the community


  • Post secondary degree or diploma
  • Preference will be given to a degree in Agricultural Economics

GrainsConnect is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All inquiries will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wilkie, SK: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Please forward your resume to Jeff Vipond at GrainsConnect Canada.

GrainsConnect Canada is located in Maymont, SK, Reford, SK, Vegreville, AB, and Huxley, AB.

The GrainsConnect head office is located in Calgary, Alberta.

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GrainsConnect Canada encourages and practices fair hiring processes. All resumes received will be considered equally.