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Senior trader - Feed / Food

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Job ID 177843 Date posted 01/14/2022 Location : Schiphol, Netherlands

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 will handle a Customer and Supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production and Customer requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. We seek an experienced professional to buy and sell commodities from/to crush plants, country elevators, feed mills and processors.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit manager to ensure efficient execution.
  • Originate, procure and sell commodities to regional customers to reach target volumes and gain revenue.
  • Generate market, position and profit and loss reports based on data and specialty reports gathered by junior team members.
  • Research and analyze various freight opportunities in the marketplace to maximize margin.
  • Manage market risk on assigned product(s) in order to reach budgeted trading gains, while helping the team secure the targeted processing margins.
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts in developing business solutions to meet their needs.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

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

We 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.


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