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Trader Trainee

Trader Trainee
Florida, US
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Job Description

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 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 Trader Trainee will participate in handling a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. In this role, you will help buy and sell commodities from producers and to consumers, coordinate logistics and support the commercial team in all activities related to trading and commercialization.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit manager to ensure efficient execution and resolve routine problems.
  • Help plan purchases and transportation to maximize profitable use of stock and storage facilities.
  • Enter most routine data and run specialty reports from our contract management databases and systems.
  • Research and analyze various freight opportunities in the marketplace to maximize margin.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Ability to travel a 10% of the time.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, effective decision making and problem-solving skills
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