Career Programs at The Andersons
Finance Development Program
The Finance development program is a foundation for a successful career in the Finance and Accounting group at 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 Unit 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.
Grain Associate Program
The Grain Associate program is an exciting rotational opportunity designed to explore the various divisions within the Grain Group. This program is 12-18 months and includes 3-4 month rotations through various divisions. This may include Originations (buying grain), Operations, FRISK (risk management), Farm 2 Market and Food Ingredient. This accelerated, hands-on experience allows for quick immersion into the Grain Group and an opportunity to travel.
The Grain Associate Program provides employees with opportunities to work cross-functionally with a dedicated program manager, experienced rotational managers and knowledgeable mentors. It also provides interaction with the group leadership team as well as opportunity for career advancement and success.
Rail Manager in Training Program
The Rail Trainee 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 overall objective is for the Trainee to gain sufficient background experience and insight to function as a rail shop manager within a six to twelve-month period. Relocation is a requirement of the position.