Cargill Senior Merchant Grains in Budapest, Hungary
Senior Merchant Grains
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Position Purpose and Major Tasks:
Represents Cargill in front of key domestic customers/suppliers
Daily Contact with commercialC trade execution teams, frequent and regular contact with finance&silo operations
Share relevant best practices with other Cargill Organization
Supporting the whole origination team, in reaching both the volume and the profit target.
Calibrating the estimated costs of executing contracts in order to achieve minimum variances to the real costs.
Accountable for accurate reported positions, daily prices, hedge FOREX; calculating and reconciling P&L and calculating daily margins, costs and prices through communication with Geneva, even if passed as tasks to a junior trader.
Accountable for analyzing and keeping up to date the SND and support in developing opportunities for both local and export markets to maximize origination/margins, even if passed on as tasks for junior traders.
Part of elaborating game plans each year, in connection with the hub and the merchandising manager.
Part of elaborating the trading budget and elaborating the strategy for reaching the budgeted figures.
Accountable for reaching the budgeted results for the product in charge of
Handle business practices & logistics to support merchants/trade execution
Handle purchases and sales of grains;
In relations with suppliers/clients, negotiate and conclude the deal (sale/purchase contract)
Managing key accounts, identifying and developing new accounts relevant to the growth of the business.
Identifying ways to access new markets in order to secure the farm access necessary for the sales team
Identifying ways to access key logistic facilities and in a broader area, solutions for logistics issues.
Send and discuss daily prices to/with the field representatives and customers
Seek and gather specific information from the market, accumulate knowledge related to the industry, the commodities and consolidate into daily/weekly reports.
Accountable to ensure that all contracts are in compliance with legal demands
Support for the whole trading team, both origination and customer demand team.
Support the execution team for problem solving on the execution of the contracts and agree on the planning of the logistics for the ongoing contracts.
Assuming a leader role and attitude, whilst acting as a mentor to the younger team members.
Spend 20% of working time visiting customers, farmers and suppliers to have a broad understanding of their business, market context and build strong partnerships.
Minimum of 3 years experience in commodity merchandising
Fluent in English and the local language
Broad understanding of commercial role
Sound risk management knowledge and P&L knowledge
Very strong negotiations skills
Customer relationships management
Able to make quick decisions
Independent thinking is strongly required.
Firm decision-making skills needed.
The position may require traveling inside and outside the country, for specific meetings, trainings and / or short-term work assignments.
Driving license and active driving skills
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Job Trading & Merchandising
Primary Location HU-Budapest
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: BUD00131