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Energy Supply and Pricing Executive Director - GROWMARK, Inc. - Bloomington, IL

GROWMARK is a regional cooperative with annual sales of $8.5 billion providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK is ranked fourth on the NCB Co-op 100 listing of the nation’s 100 highest revenue-earning cooperative businesses.  GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. GROWMARK is large enough to offer solid career opportunities, but small enough to provide a family-oriented, welcoming environment and great benefits.

See what it's like to work at GROWMARK:  https://youtu.be/CSVMnKCySsY

 

 

WHERE YOU’LL BE WORKING

 

We are headquartered in Bloomington, IL one of the top transportation hubs in North America and ranked #1 in Illinois for best small places for business and careers by Forbes.  We are a community of 170,000 and only 2.5 hours from Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.  We are home to 2 universities (Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan). We have access to 30+ miles of Constitution Trail, farmer’s markets, festivals, historic theaters, nearby winery and several state parks and golf courses.

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

If you are a proven leader with significant Energy Industry experience and the ability to provide strategic direction while meeting profitability objectives, then we can’t wait to talk to you!  We are looking for an Energy Supply and Pricing Executive Director that is eager to utilize their expertise to direct GROWMARK’s operations of the Refined Fuel and Propane division.  Information and a few key areas of emphasis include:

 

  • Portfolio of refined fuels and propane of 2.2B gallons
  • Terminal operations for 12 locations
  • Pricing, risk management, trading, supply operations for business over 35 states and Ontario
  • Inventory strategy & management for owned offline, owned inline, and allocated inline 
  • Responsible for delivery of vast majority of gross margin budget of $70mm for Energy Division
  • Leads risk management service/advisory for customers (2019-2020) managed risk for over 230mm gal customer contracts
  • Fourth largest LP reseller in US
  • Work off multiple pipes - MAPL, OneOak, Colonial, Plantation, Enterprise, NuStar, Magellan, Buckeye, etc. Wholesale rack marketing relationships with several major refiners
  • Don't refine any products, only wholesaler and trading 
  • SAP backbone


 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field
  • 10 years of related work experience (commodity futures, options, cash-market trading, and product supply functions)
  • Outstanding leadership, talent management, change, written and verbal communication skills
  • A knack for relationship building and problem-solving
  • Potential to be successor to the VP of Energy & Logistics (Energy division - lubricants, payment processing, value added additives, supply chain, several DCs, 150 trucks and 300 pressure vessel trailers, etc.)

 

WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE

 

  • We value relationships and people first and foremost
  • We are a company that gives back to the community
  • We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources
  • We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities
  • We ensure that employee health and wellness matters to us!
  • We offer a robust benefits package including a company funded pension, 401(k) and generous PTO.

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.