Career Programs at The Andersons

Finance Development Program
The Finance Development Program is a foundation for a successful career in the finance and accounting department of The Andersons. The three-year program includes annual rotations through various corporate and business unit roles to provide a diversified and well-rounded developmental experience. This may include business group accounting, internal audit, corporate accounting, and other finance and accounting roles.

Upon completion of the program, a successful, high-performing graduate will be placed into an appropriate role within the company based on the company’s needs and the level of performance demonstrated throughout all three rotations.

Merchandiser in Training Program
The Merchandiser in Training Program is a one-year, rotational program that teaches new professionals the fundamentals of the commodity merchandising trading business. Participants are mentored by an experienced merchandising manager and learn how to buy and sell physical commodities, analyze the daily market, and develop prices.

By rotating through different trading businesses and operations, participants receive broad, hands-on experience in all aspects of our business. Upon completion of the program, hard-working and successful individuals may be placed in roles within the company based on business needs and individual performance.

Rail Manager-in-Training Program
The Rail Manager-in-Training program is concentrated on learning all aspects of rail shop management. Trainees will gain a working knowledge of Rail Group operations and rail shop operations, including maintenance, procurement, sales and marketing, logistics, quality control/inventory management, safety and environmental compliance, budgeting, capital planning, engineering, project management, financial reporting and organizational management, as well as other aspects of general management.

The objective of the program is for employees to gain sufficient background experience and insight to function as a rail shop manager within a six to twelve-month period. Relocation is required for this position.

The Andersons grows enduring relationships through extraordinary service, a deep knowledge of the market and a knack for finding new ways to add value as we have done for more than 70 years.

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