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Cargill CIF - Corn Trader in Wayzata, Minnesota

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 CIF - Corn Trader will be the trading domain specialist for the U.S. Center Gulf corn export market. In this role, you will independently generate income and control risks by performing more complex trading work, with a higher risk tolerance.

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.

  • 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.

  • Other duties as assigned




Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience merchandizing corn and other agriculture commodities

  • Experience managing agricultural export programs

  • Experience managing freight market risk

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Minnesota Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 48 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.