Soy & Grain Merchandiser, Midwest USA

  • Competitive
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Redstone Commodity Search
  • 15 Oct 18

Soy & Grain Merchandiser, Midwest USA

Job Reference: RS0365B
Job Title: Soy & Grain Merchandiser, Midwest USA
Location: US & Canada
Product: Softs & Agriculture
Role: Trading

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today's volatile market.
Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international agricultural trading house with locations in Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota and Missouri looking to hire a Soy and Grain Merchandiser to join the team in the Midwest.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for the physical procurement, storage, and sales of soy and grain products (soybean meal, crude soybean oil, soybean, soy hulls, corn, milo, wheat etc.) across domestic markets
  • Responsible for tactical risk management and hedging exposure of personal book
  • Working closely with execution and logistics teams to ensure efficient and accurate operations, preparing documentation for internal and external use
  • Developing personal network of suppliers and buyers and maximising opportunities for profitable trade
  • Reports into the Head of Trading


Key Qualifications / Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience trading soy and grain products (soybean meal, crude soybean oil, soybean, soy hulls, corn, milo, wheat etc.) across domestic markets - any international experience is a bonus
  • Must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct market research and implement new marketing strategies to explore new trading opportunities
  • Must be a fluent Portuguese and English speaker, any other European languages are a bonus (French, Spanish, Italian etc.)
  • Must be willing to relocate regularly between Midwest company locations (Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri)
If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to  daniel@redstonesearch.com  or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.