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Job ID 208810 Date posted 05/31/2022 Location : Amsterdam, Netherlands | Geneva, Switzerland

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

We are currently looking for quant talent for Amsterdam and Geneva.

Do you have a collaborative spirit and a curious mind? Are you driven and eager to learn? Do you have a problem-solving mindset? Are you a systems thinker who can see both the big picture as well as the detail? Do you like working in a collaborative and open culture? Are open-mindedness and hands-on workstyle how you approach the world? Then there might be great opportunities for you at Cargill! Please apply with your CV to join our talent pool.


• A degree (Bsc, Msc. Or PhD)  in the field of science, mathematics, engineering, econometrics, finance or an equivalent field. 
• Working experience in a quant role, we are open to people with various levels of experiences, from early to late career
• Experience in alternative data in agriculture, energy or commodities is a plus
• Strong written and verbal communication skills (English)

Key Accountabilities

  • Design decision making solutions and build tools globally relating to fundamental and non-fundamental influences on commodity markets. 
  • Lead the discovery and prototyping of new quantitative tools and strategies. 
  • Develop and maintain scalable machine learning components and advanced statistical ensemble systems. 
  • Benchmark, back-test, and stress-test models to identify true sensitivities and risks. 
  • Maintain and enhance code repository and models infrastructure in a scalable fashion. 
  • Conduct complex market analyses and advise trading teams regarding trading strategies.
  • Develop and deploy custom optimization solutions to increase manufacturing or supply chain efficiency
  • Apply machine learning/AI to discover new product development opportunities

What do we offer? 
We will provide a fast-paced stimulating international environment with a unique culture, which will challenge and stretch you. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest private companies in the world!
At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity.

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