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Senior Agricultural Trader

Job Reference: RS1445

Job Title: Senior Agricultural Trader

Location: US & Canada

Product: Softs & Agriculture

Role: Sales, 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 a global supply chain company looking to hire a Senior Trader to join the commercial team in Chicago.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for/In charge of managing export sales individually whilst coordinating associated risk with current global and economic events.
  • Assure trade unit is inline with all risk management policies and maintain relationships with current and potential future clients, whilst acting as a front-line negotiator for handling trading conflicts.
  • Monitor market trends, key leading indicators and able to navigate the market
  • Establish and maintain relationships with service providers such as rail roads, steam ship lines, transload sites and other relevant parties.
  • Reports into Commercial Director

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 3 – 7 years’ experience in the petfood industry or plant-based food, or physical agricultural trader, preferably sweeteners, starches, and proteins.
  • Bachelor’s in business, agriculture or another related field required.
  • Understand supply chain and agricultural trading and purchasing dynamics.
  • Strong understanding of ERP systems
  • To be based / relocated within the US to Chicago.

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 or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.