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Job ID PAD00034 Date posted 11/10/2020 Location : Padova, Italy

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 Merchant II will contribute to handling a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. We seek a professional who will help buy and sell commodities from/to country elevators, producers, feed mills and processors.

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.
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts to meet their needs in solving routine problems, and addressing complaints and concerns.
  • You will work under general supervision and independently solve moderately complex issues while referring more complex problems to a higher-level staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent knowledge of English and Italian
  • Analytical and communication skills
  • Agricultural trading background preferred

‘’There are so many stories to tell of the great people that are helping the world to thrive at Cargill.  You can find a few of the stories of diverse talent that make up the trading, merchandising and global trading analytics teams at Cargill.  Access their stories here https://www.cargill.com/careers/trading-careers’’


Our Offer
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will 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.
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