Federated Mutual Insurance Company

Commercial Underwriter - Owatonna, MN

Job Locations US-MN-Owatonna
Job ID 2018-2368

Job Details

As an underwriter, your work creates the foundation of our business. We could not protect businesses or provide peace of mind to clients without your expertise. You determine who our clients are and how we can better serve their needs. Your judgement helps us write and retain profitable business. Federated provides paid classroom and hands-on training designed to teach you the fundamentals of underwriting.


  • Gather and analyze information about a client’s or prospect’s business operations, history and location
  • Alongside colleagues, decide what products and services the business needs
  • Decide how much premium must be charged to cover the risk of insuring the business
  • Offer risk management solutions designed to help the business operate safely and profitably
  • Become an expert in the political landscape, legal climate, demographics, economy, environment, and competitiveness of your territory
  • Periodically travel to your territory to gain additional knowledge and work directly with clients and prospects
  • Use exceptional communication skills to build relationships with colleagues and clients

Minimum Qualifications

  • A four-year degree in a business-related field
  • Successful completion of the underwriting training program or equivalent related work
  • Strong analytical, computer and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future

About Us

At Federated Insurance, we do life-changing work, focused on our clients’ success. For our employees, we provide tremendous opportunities for growth. Over 95% of them believe our company has an outstanding future. We make lives better, and we’re looking for employees who want to make a difference in others’ lives, all while enhancing their own.


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