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Our training programs provide insight and experience in all aspects of our business areas.

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Finance & Accounting Development Program

The Finance and Accounting Development Program is a foundation for a successful career in The Andersons finance and accounting department. 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. Rotations are based on the participant's individual development plan, goals, and the needs of the company.

We are focused on the success of participants within this program and through the performance management process, we work to create meaningful career paths that utilize the unique strengths of each individual and address any areas where development is needed.

Upon completion of the program, a successful, high-performing graduate may 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.

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Supervisor in Training Program

Our Grain Operations Supervisor in Training (SIT) program is a
12-18 month rotational program focused on giving participants the
opportunity to learn first-hand how to successfully manage a
commercial grain handling facility. By rotating through multiple grain
operations facilities, you will receive broad, hands-on experience in
all aspects of the grain handling and shipping business. Trainees will
receive significant exposure to safety within the workplace, leadership,
and team building.


You can expect to learn: 

  • Business and operations leadership skills
  • Rail, truck, and vessel loading
  • Facility technology and inventory controls
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Merchandiser in Training Program

Our Merchandiser in Training Program is a one-year, rotational program that teaches new professionals the fundamentals of the commodity merchandising business. Participants are mentored by an experienced merchandising manager and will 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. 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. To learn more, watch the video below. 


You can expect to learn: 

  • An introduction to our grains, feed ingredients, and energy businesses
  • Tools, concepts, and systems of successful merchandising
  • Basics of documentation: contract balances, storage balances, and pricing information