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Trader Merchant

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Job ID 291536 Date posted 04/25/2024 Location : Coral Gables, Florida Category  TRADING Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Trader Merchant will participate in face-to-face and remote buying and selling to both new and existing suppliers and customers. In this role, you will contribute to generating income and controlling risks by performing most routine or complex trading work. Including but not limited cash trading, pipeline management and logistics efficiencies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit manager to ensure efficient execution.
  • Plan purchases and transportation to maximize profitable use of stock and storage facilities.
  • Enter routine data and run specialty reports from our contract management databases and systems.
  • Research and analyze various freight opportunities in the marketplace to maximize margin.
  • Reconcile routine or repetitive profit and loss estimates and reports that require some interpretation of trading practices and procedures 
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts to meet their needs in solving routine problems and addressing complaints and concerns.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Job Information

This position will be based in Coral Gables FL, if you are selected for the position you are required to relocate to this location 

Location: Coral Gables, FL

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Basic Spanish written and verbal 
  • Ability to travel a 25% of the time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Trading technical analysis
• Logistics or supply chain management degree 


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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