Grain / Commodity Trader

Company Overview:

We are a well-respected long time grain trading company with our head office located in Carman, Manitoba. What sets us apart from other grain trading companies is the long term employment of our staff, the great facility, a forward thinking organization, dealing with the trade from start to finish including arranging the logistics, and flexibility in dealing within a number of markets. We are an independent firm that deals in quality work and strong relationships. We are growing and need more traders to be part of that growth.

About Carman, Manitoba:
Carman is a pretty town of over 3,000 that is filled with trees, lots to do and great people. With a strong agriculture and manufacturing base, Carman supports a number of sport, recreation and cultural activities. The town is strategically located between three major cities – Winnipeg, Morden and Winkler. Located in south central Manitoba, it is a safe community with great schools, affordable housing, day care, and a number of restaurants and social spots

Position Overview:
The Grain/Commodity Trader sources buyers and sellers, negotiates prices and negotiates and arranges the transportation of the products. Relationship development and maintenance with buyers and sellers is an important part of the position. Success is achieved by knowledge of the market and trading, the ability to manage a number of pressing matters, ensuring details are addressed (such as contracts and transportation's) and enjoyment of the dynamic nature of the work. This is a new position that is a part of the company's growth strategy.

Working an energetic Monday to Friday normal business hours will provide the trader with the time required to be successful in the position. Travel to clients and trade shows is required. A work station in a positive and natural-light work space close to other traders allows for frequent interaction between the traders. There is the option of the trader working off location and staying connected with the team virtually.

The best trader will enjoy the activity and nature of the work, and working for an independent company that allows for freedom in trading and making the deals for back-to-back or basis trading. The trader will also enjoy the variety of the work, and dealing with the full cycle of the transaction. They will operate strategically within the markets and have a solid understanding of trading in at least one market. If they are newer to trading, they will be willing to learn and develop new markets. If more experienced in trading, the trader will have a developed portfolio. A valid driver's license is required.

Company benefits:
Include life, dependent life, AD&D, long term disability, healthcare, prescription drugs and vision.  Employees who travel for business purposes can use company vehicles with all expenses are reimbursed.  We also have an education reimbursement program for continuous education and job related skill improvements.

Please apply today for this great opportunity!

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Net Hire

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"Winnipeg Job Bank" or "WJB"

Job Category

Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing

Post Date

July 8, 2015 (Long time ago)