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Customer Risk Manager

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Job ID 262685 Date posted 03/17/2023 Location : Mexico City, Mexico

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.


The Customer Risk Manager has three core responsibilities focused on customers of Cargill’s Global Edible Oil Solutions business (GEOS), while also supporting the broader Cargill Price Risk Solutions team:

  • Trading - Executing risk management strategies on behalf of the select customers including sharing market bias and trading of futures, options and customized derivatives.

  • Sales - Direct contact with customer by prospecting and selling our Price Risk Solutions portfolio.

  • Commercial -  Business development tasks in the Price Risk Solutions space focused on growing revenue from risk management services and products


  • Define the service level offering for customers aligned with the current commercial segmentation models and execute a customer segmentation strategy to identify which customers fall under specific risk management subsegments and actively pursue new customers.

  • Partner with account managers and corporate risk management contacts to provide consistent communication to customers on risk positions, market bias, targets, coverage versus plan and strategy.

  • Collaborate to market the complex risk service offerings of market insights, hedging solutions and active hedging strategies in the physical supply chain and execute within the individual trading strategies that align with customer and the company's trading bias to handle customer risk positions.

  • Participate to develop joint strategies and explore and support the development of a regulated pathway to implement innovative and compelling offerings to existing and select outside supply chain customers.

  • Partner with trading desk to utilize futures, options and risk management products to meet customer budgets, benchmarks or targets and leverage risk management infrastructure, intellectual property and strategic advantage to handle price risk for customers.

  • Monitor commodity markets to review activity in targeted markets and participate to make recommendations to the commercial team to maximize profit returns and minimize risk and also keep market positions within the established limits.



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

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Strong English written and communication skills


  • Risk management or trading experience, including futures, options and advanced derivatives

  • Passion for the customer and experience in customer facing roles/responsibilities

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, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law. Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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