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Valero Associate Originator - Ethanol Plant in FORT DODGE, Iowa


Procures grain and establishes supplier relationships while supporting the goals and objectives of the commodities group and the Company.

  • Purchases feedstock as required with a focus on direct farmer purchases.
  • Establishes relationships with area producers through consistent communication and farm visits.
  • Assists with updating a database of competitor bids, discount schedules, and receiving hours.
  • Assists with maintaining a regional corn supply / demand estimate.
  • Communicates grain contract types offered to farmers and recommends a contract type to meet the needs of individual farmers.
  • Enters purchase contracts into grain accounting system.

This position is salaried exempt status, which means you are not eligible for overtime pay.

Relocation assistance available.

* Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in Agriculture Economics or Agricultural Business required.

Position level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Valero’s pre-employment process includes successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Valero's employees are the heart of its success, and there is a reason why the company is an employer of choice in the fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. It’s not just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for personal growth, it’s also the caring and committed culture of the organization that makes everyone feel like they’re truly part of a team. For more information, visit

Valero is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, including race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Please be advised, if you are viewing this position on a website that lists an estimated salary rate/range, it was not provided by Valero. Valero’s market specific salary rate/range will be provided during the recruiting process and tends to be higher than what is estimated by such websites.

Job: Marketing %26 Supply/Wholesale/Trading/Transportation
Primary Location: US-IA-Fort Dodge
Job Posting: Jun 9, 2023, 2:15:47 PM
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Req ID: 230018I