Skip to main content

Protect yourself against recruitment fraud. We are aware that unauthorized individuals may have posed as Cargill recruiters, made contact about job opportunities, and extended job offers via text message, instant message or chat rooms. To ensure a job posting is legitimate, it must be listed on the Cargill.com/Careers website. Learn how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud.

Blue Danube Oilseeds Merchant Manager

Apply Now
Job ID 290582 Date posted 06/20/2024 Location : Padova, Italy | Bucharest, Romania | Sofia, Bulgaria | Budapest, Hungary 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 Regional Merchandising Associate Director will lead and direct complex merchant work. In this role, you will drive a regional business to manage risk, customer interface, strategy development and commercial asset and supply chain management of commodities in a domestic and international marketplace. You will lead a team that originates, processes, trades and supplies products in the region.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead a team of merchants to develop the short and medium term strategies for optimum utilization of commodity processing in a region.

  • Provide direction and oversight to ensure customer and supplier strategies are developed which maximize local margins and provide appropriate market access for the group.

  • Establish daily prices on a real time basis and handle the negotiation of sales and purchasing contracts with customers and suppliers to maximize revenues.

  • Partner collaboratively and direct communications and interactions with supply chain, plant operations, quality assurance and finance colleagues to ensure focus on safety, customers, operational efficiency, profit maximization and efficient execution.

  • Analyze and review profit and loss, business and customer activity on a monthly basis to understand results and drive actions within the team to enable growth and improvement.

  • Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while leading and developing a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, performance and disciplinary actions. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of experience as a merchant or trader

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years of supervisory experience, leading team of traders or merchants


We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.


Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cargill

Cargill is committed to being an inclusive employer. Click here to find out more https://careers.cargill.com/diversity/

Apply Now

Linkedin Job Matcher

Find where you fit in at Cargill. Log in to connect your LinkedIn profile and we’ll use your skills and experience to search the jobs that might be right for you.

Find Your Match

Sustainable
Cocoa

The Cargill Cocoa Promise is committed to securing a thriving cocoa sector for generations.

Learn More (Sustainable Coco)

Diversity,
Equity
& Inclusion

Our inclusive culture helps us shape the future of the world.

Learn More (Inclusion & Diversity)

Life at
Cargill

Discover how you can achieve your higher purpose with a career at Cargill. Learn More

View All of Our Available Opportunities

Thrive