Manager Risk Management - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Position Responsibilities:
Develop, manage and execute risk management solutions for specified commodities (grains, oilseeds, dairy, proteins and packaging etc.).
Work with various category managers to tie physical procurement with derivatives to develop the best risk management solution possible.
Provide clear definitions of position, risk, and risk mitigation strategies to management.
Continuous development of commodity fundamental touchpoints for the entire Procurement group.
Collaborate with internal and external groups to improve the performance of ConAgra Brands in the management of risk positions and coverage as it relates to plan and forecast.
Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills/ Functional/Industry Knowledge:
5+ years of demonstrable buying and risk management in commodity markets with a focus on grains (wheat, corn, soymeal, etc.).
Possession of excellent business development skills
Demonstrated strengths in relationship building, problem solving, and conflict management
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Very high math aptitude
Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking capabilities
Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects
Education/Certifications or equivalent required:
Bachelor or Masters Degree in Agriculture, Finance, Economics, Business, Engineering
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.