Commercial Director, Glucose Syrups - Decatur, IL in Decatur IL

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Commercial Director, Glucose Syrups - Decatur, IL
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Decatur IL
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Job Types:
Director/VP Marketing, Director/VP Sales

Job Description

Commercial Director, Glucose Syrups - Decatur, IL

This is a full time, exempt position

Role & Responsibilities

  • Lead liquid glucose product management across North America, including contract and price administration.
  • Understand commodity markets, especially Corn including basic understanding of Chicago Board of Trade, basis, flat pricing and co-products.
  • Work with R&D, marketing and ADM sales teams and customers to identify our customer&##39;s strategies, challenges and needs.
  • Active use and implementation of CRM Tool (
  • Monitor and implement risk management procedures to ensure risk management guidelines are followed
  • Collaborate with cross-functional project teams which may include Business Unit Managers, Corporate Communications, General Managers, Marketing, Sales, R&D/Technical and other key stakeholders to drive results
  • Collaborate within business unit functions on product line development of new ingredients
  • Works closely with other global Carbohydrate groups and business partners to ensure coordination of customers and import / export opportunities
  • Participate in intermodal logistics coordination to ensure customers&##39; expectations are met for exported and imported products.
  • Oversees back office coordination within group, including month end reconciliations, customer service, FP&A reporting, and legal agreements.
  • Provide effective updates on activities using a variety of communication vehicles such as reports, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Key member of the Carbohydrate team. Provides thought leadership to drive strategy. Supports the development of the overall strategic plan for sweeteners.
  • Work between production and sales groups to coordinate efforts of plant with sales team.
  • Represent sweeteners unit in discussions for over the fence opportunities in relation to supply of carbohydrates and pricing
  • Exhibit good communication skills and ability with others and work well within teams

Job Requirements
Every position in ADM requires commitment to integrity, safety, diversity, quality and the following:

  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Comfortable working in matrix and entrepreneurial environments
  • Professional demeanor with exceptional communication (written, verbal and presentation skills) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence cross functional teams and to collaborate across many different disciplines
  • Commercial experience with a business focused mindset
  • Entrepreneurial with ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Ability to travel 25% - 30%

Relocation is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

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