Global Trader

This position manages global risk positions through cash and futures for Cargill Animal Nutritions global feed business. It is a member of the global Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS) function that supports both Cargill Feed and Nutrition, Cargill Aqua Nutrition and Cargill Premix Nutrition Business Units. The RMS function supports overall commodity price risk management and optimal sourcing of ingredients for the platform. This role works closely with CAN global analysts to identify and drive trading opportunities across geographies.

40%Risk Management Activities

Oversight and adherence to limits of central futures positions with Global Trading Director and Global Sr. Trader. Develop and execute futures and options trading strategies to hedge CFNs global ingredient pipeline risk. Oversee relative value hedges. Analyze and recommend other tools for managing risk such as CRM structures or alternative futures exchanges. Work closely with RMG counterparts on new risk reports, metrics and communications. Advise and coach merchants on risk management process and partnering commercial strategy with pipeline strategy. Work closely with CAN global analysts to identify competitive positions and tradeflows pertinent to risk management strategies.

40%Cash Trading Activities

Distill market insight from across and outside Cargill and transform it into value creating actions for the global businesses within an assigned category of ingredients. Champion relative value, cash trading and reformulation opportunities across commodities for importing countries globally. Develop game plans around cash and basis coverage for the global business. Collaborate with other Cargill BUs to establish and communicate a bias on ocean freight rates. Explore paper trading opportunities for cash and freight in order to hedge the global business. Work closely with CAN global analysts to identify new trading opportunities.

10%Strategic Projects

Participate independently and on a team executing strategic projects in alignment with CAN and RMS business plans. This may also include development rotations with some of the embedded RMS teams in our businesses over a 3-6 month period.

10%Other duties as assigned


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