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Market Risk and Sourcing Analyst III

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Job ID PLY00660 Date posted 11/05/2020 Location : Plymouth, Minnesota

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 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 Market Risk and Sourcing Specialist III will handle a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. We seek an experienced professional to merchandise specialty oils.


  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit manager to ensure efficient execution.
  • Originate, procure and sell commodities for regional customers to reach target volumes and gain revenue.
  • Generate market, and position reports based on data. Track and stay informed on price trends and market dynamics to establish price objectives and compile and analyze statistical data to resolve feasibility of buying products.
  • Monitor the performance of suppliers and develop cost effective approaches to minimize the risks to the company.
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts in developing business solutions to meet their needs.
  • You will work under minimal supervision and independently handle complex issues while referring only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


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


  • Experience trading flat priced market
  • Experience in commodity merchandising
  • Experience in Bio Industrial industry
  • Experience in the vegetable oil industry
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