Saturday, October 23, 2010

Commodities Trader; $80-90K

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One of my best clients, a national leader in the consumer food products industry, has an opening for a Commodity Trader in their Denver, CO office. They are a processor and packager of Edible Beans, Rice and Popcorn.

This position will be an expansion of their current Trading team and will identify and execute merchandising strategies for both internal production requirements as well as evaluate, develop, and leverage bulk trading opportunities. This position will offer opportunities to expand into new trading programs.

Responsibilities:

# Perform all functions directly related to trading cash/physical commodities-purchasing, sales, logistics, and account management
# Extensive vendor and customer communication via phone
# Export and import full container loads (fcls) of various products
# Identify and communicate market opportunities and facilitate implementation into corporate origination and trading strategy
# Analyze market trends to assist with inventory management
# Sales and Purchase contract management (contract execution, over and under-fills)
# Understand competing acreage requirements through net return per acre analysis
# Maximize profits by providing innovative solutions

Qualifications:

# 5+ years commodity trading experience preferred
# Excellent communication skills both over the phone and through written response
# Understanding of logistics (rail, truck, and container)
# Must be able to establish relationships with suppliers and customers
# Strong negotiation skills required
# Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality as relates to corporate strategy
# Ability to recall details and facts quickly and accurately
# Understanding of basic trading fundamentals and terminology of cash commodities required

This is a regular full-time position with a competitive salary and full benefit package (Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Matching 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan). The position is located in their Denver office. Relocation assistance available.

If you are detail oriented, analytical, and are looking for a stable organization, come join our Employee Owned Company. Interested candidates should send resume with salary requirements to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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