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Job Code:201400
Job Title:COMMODITY TRADER (GRAIN) - EUROPE
Job Category:ADMIN SUPPORT
Location:MISSISSAUGA, ON

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<COMMODITY TRADER (GRAIN) - EUROPE>

THE COMPANY:

Our client is the North America wing of a global leader in the export and supply of agricultural products. The company is managing trading activities in many verticals including grains, pulses, oilseeds, nuts and spices, sugar, coffee, tea, fertilizer, and rice in over 40 countries around the world, with more than 280 warehouses and processing facilities around the world, the company moves many million tons of special grains.  Currently the company is experiencing a period of rapid business growth in North America and Europe.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive base salary with an uncapped bonus structure and benefits.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Grain Trader will focus on marketing and developing the European Market. The successful candidate will be able to work independently and within a team environment, demonstrate sound decision-making aptitude and ability to deliver client service excellence. The Grain Trader will be responsible for the overall development of the trading market, to work simultaneously with producers procuring grain and buyers. The successful candidate must be able to work with a diverse group of people and build effective long-lasting relationships, must be able to work independently and be detail oriented with excellent time management, and strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Aggressively explore potential markets to attract business – expand existing network of clients.
  • As a positive company ambassador, develop and maintain strong relationships with producers and buyers.
  • Strong risk management skills and knowledge: proactively manage for optimal outcomes.
  • Effective resolution of producer complaints and concerns.
  • Keep up to date with grain trends and market conditions to ensure competitiveness.
  • Administer, promote and adhere to purchase, sale and production contracts, ensuring compliance with all related policies and process.
  • Full cycle management of contracts from the point of shipping to receiving proper payments.
  • Collaborating with Supply Chain and Logistic team.
  • Problem solving and decision making abilities.
  • Establish, implement, and accomplish short and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Promote and nourish positive relations with key customer and brokers at all levels.
  • Showing proficiency in retention of existing business.
  • Work in compliance with the client Occupational Health and Safety Policy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Agribusiness, Economics or related field.
  • Minimum 2-5 years of agricultural commodity trading experience.
  • An Established network in major world agricultural markets.
  • A fundamental understanding of the supply chain and logistics of agricultural business.
  • Possess and demonstrated leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven Crop Commodities trading experience and a solid understanding of European market an asset.
  • Possess excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills.
  • Proven record of accomplishments for generating business in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Comfortable partnering with an executive leadership team, resulting in the development and implementation of creative and flexible business strategies.
  • Knowledgeable of international trade terminology
  • Fluent in European language (French/ Spanish) is an asset.

LOCATION:

Mississauga, ON

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full-Time

EDUCATION:

Diploma in Logistics or related field.

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

CONTACT:

Mila Chavdarova, Recruitment & Client Engagement Coordinator

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: mchavdarova@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Mila Chavdarova: http://stoakley.com/meet-mila-chavdarova

JOB CATEGORY:

Admin Support

INDUSTRY:

Agriculture

DATE:

June 14, 2019

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201400

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