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ADM Livestock Analyst, Economic Department – Decatur, IL in Decatur, Illinois

Job Title:

Livestock Analyst, Economic Department – Decatur, IL


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Job Description:

Livestock Analyst, Economic Department Decatur , IL

Economic Research

This is a full time, exempt position

Main Function:

This position will conduct research and analysis within the Livestock Industry directly supporting the ADM Global Economic Research team and various global business units. The analyst will be expected to reach an expert level of knowledge regarding Nutrition and Livestock analytics. The work will not only focus within the livestock industry, but also knowledge of U.S and global markets. The individual will be able to find, analyze and communicate implications of both market and non-market factors on livestock from commodity markets, global economic data, trends and market conditions.

This role organizes, analyzes and communicates results in support of the company’s trading, commercial, finance and other teams. The analyst will also be tasked with effectively communicating ADM’s outlook to external audiences. This role will be expanded to include other responsibilities based on the overall development of the global economics team.

The position is based in Decatur, IL and will report to the Vice President of global economic research.

Description of Work Performed:

  • Regular written and oral updates on U.S and global livestock markets, forecasts and special reports on current issues

  • Work with the team to integrate data and market updates into evolving data management and presentation system(s)

  • Provide support to various colleagues to include making presentations, assisting with presentation preparation, data support, analytical reviews and other support, as needed

  • Assist the team with continuous best practice improvement

Knowledge & Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree in economics, international business or related subject; Master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum 7 years of livestock industry experience

  • Knowledge of global agricultural markets

  • Ability to work with and analyze multivariable models and to think globally

  • Extensive working knowledgeof statistical methods

  • Skilled communicator (written and verbal) with the ability to tailor messages based on diverse audiences

  • Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organization as well as within external organizations

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

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

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.




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