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High Oleic Merchandizing Manager

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Job ID 220019 Date posted 08/25/2022 Location : Vilvoorde, Belgium | 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 High Oleic Merchandising Manager, will be a trading domain specialist covering primarily EMEA, but with connections to the other key geographies while conducting face to face and remote selling to both new and existing customers. In this role, you will independently generate income and control risks by performing more complex trading work, with a higher risk tolerance.

Please note; this role can be based in any of our key trading hubs across Europe.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply a deep comprehension of trading practices and procedures to develop and execute the long term trading strategies and books for a specific commodity, market or customer based on speculative and hedged positions.
  • Monitor our team's profit and loss on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Independently handle and monitor higher trading positions and exposures.
  • Work with strategic brokers, customers and agents, as needed, to manage and monitor higher risk trading positions.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
  • Liaise regularly with the refined oils team to understand end customer needs and provide customised solutions.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years commodity trading experience
  • Knowledge of high oleic applications and the dynamics of the refined oil markets
  • Understanding of farming practices

Key Behaviors

  • Make sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions
  • Demonstrate strong team player attributes
  • Interpret and apply key financial indicators to make better business decisions

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.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
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