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Trade Execution Executive

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Job ID SIN01958 Date posted 10/14/2020 Location : Singapore, Singapore

Company Overview

Cargill’s 155,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.


We combine 154 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture.


Why Join Us?

Our ability to grow as a company depends on the way we treat people, how we enrich our communities and how well we serve our customers. Through the efforts of our employees, Cargill will grow profitably and responsibly to meet the needs of a diverse, expanding and interconnected world.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Trade Execution Executive, under direct supervision, will help coordinate and plan import/export processes, customs documentation, and shipping and receiving of foreign merchandise to ensure it arrives on time. We seek a professional who will participate in issuing import licenses and completing monetary transactions associated with the import in a timely manner.


Key Accountabilities

  • Reconcile data for appointment of surveyors, shipping agents, claims, demurrage and other charges as per contract and Charter Party.
  • Perform full execution of contracts, vessel operational matters, Letter of Credit, and Letter of Indemnity.
  • Maintain and foster established relationships with regulatory bodies, port authorities, tax and customs office, customers, suppliers and other business partners.
  • Collaborate with external authorities to verify and comply with all customs requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with the home and foreign country government laws and customs regulations.
  • Prepare, review, approve and maintain files for import/export documents.
  • You will work under direct supervision and handle basic issues and problems, while referring more complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply
  • Knowledge of shipping practices e.g. C/P terms and its relation to sales/purchase of contracts, laytime calculations, C/P B/L requirements, etc including insurance classifications.
  • Knowledge of L/C terms and conditions preferred and able to prepare full set of shipping documents in accordance with L/C and contractual requirements.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge of Incoterms and International trade; be able to apply in daily operations when required.
  • Good knowledge of Letter of Credit under UCP 600 & ISBP.
  • Knowledge of various commodity contracts FOSFA, NIOP, PORAM, etc.
  • Preferably with 2-3 years relevant work experience.

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