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Senior Trader

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Job ID 120183 Date posted 05/26/2021 Location : Shanghai, China

Job Purpose and Impact

We seek a Senior Trader who will conduct face-to-face and remote selling to new and existing customers. In this role, you will generate income and control risks by performing complex trading work, with medium risk tolerance.

Key Accountabilities

•    Trades and hedges corn/starch within business limits set by the business Leader and CRC with a general understanding of Trading practices and procedures, most on DCE Futures and Options.
•    Facilitates cash/futures arbitrage opportunities.
•    Contributes more than 50% of team target PnL though Board Trading.
•    Monitors BU commodity reports including positions and risks and report findings. 
•    Working with commercials to include basis pricing with customers.
•    Conducts routine analyses of market trends, supply and demand factors, price info and news/rumors to support decisions on current and future positions with some input from more senior members of the team.
•    Applies a full understanding of Trading practices and procedures to execute and monitor the short term trading strategies and books for a specific commodity/market/customer based on speculative and hedged positions.
•    Other duties as assigned


•    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
•    Minimum of five years of related work experience
•    Other minimum qualifications may apply
•    Good communication skills
•    Customer and innovation focus
•    Profit oriented, cost conscious
•    Self-starter and self-motivator

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