SunOpta is a leader in the identity preserved and organic grains industry. SunOpta specializes in providing, soybeans, sunflower, corn and organic feed inputs to the domestic and international marketplace. The company has multiple locations across the Midwest including facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota and Sandusky, Michigan.
Responsibilities of this internship include:
¨ Develop and cultivate relationship with new and existing growers
¨ Assist in sourcing and purchasing necessary grain for the Identity Preserved and Organic grains program with direction provided from management
¨ Work with food grade/specialty crops for domestic and international markets
¨ Attend grower visits and grower trade shows
¨ Assist staff with shipment schedule and grain inspection
¨ Assist in the management of grower related documentation
¨ Assist with new genetics and varietal selections
¨ Plan and manage test plot
¨ Promote and work with the grower input and agronomy programs
¨ Assist procurement staff by inspecting Identity Preserved and Organic specialty corn and soybean fields (summer interns)
¨ Work within a team to determine best marketing tactics to gain and retain growers
¨ Represent the Company in a positive and responsible manner
¨ Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
For further information, contact Rhonda Cole at 810-648-5600.
Resumes can be mailed or emailed to:
26 East Sanilac Road
Sandusky, Michigan 48471