Junior Trader at Cargill
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Job ID 258196 Date posted 01/20/2023 Location : Coral Gables, Florida

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 agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Junior Freight Trader will handle a moderately complex supplier/customer base and fulfill contracts as well as trade regional tonnage. In this role, you will buy and sell freight from and to internal/external customers and suppliers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply an understanding of the market to execute short-term regional trading opportunities in the geared dry bulk freight market. Strong focus on quality, well-timed execution – converting desk plans into reality. Deep understanding of the regional nuances and a risk appetite to enable strategic growth for the business. 
  • Collaborate with operations, commercial, technical, analytics and credit manager among others to ensure efficient execution.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work within trading, shipping, or commercial.

Position Information

  • Location: Coral Gables, Florida.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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