Senior Trader

Senior Trader

Position Description

  • Daily execution of physical trades, including communication with suppliers, customers and freight vendors. Contract formation, supply chain management, position management, accounts receivable management. 
  • Price discovery through ascertaining bids and offers on physical commodities. Requires a high volume of communication with key players throughout the marketplace. 
  • Cold calling and developing relationships with new suppliers and customers. 
  • Ascertain supply and demand trends within the marketplace. 
  • Successfully negotiate purchases and sales. 
  • Maintain and develop relationships with freight providers including truckers, rail carriers and other modes of freight. 
  • Communicate effectively with other team members and provide bottom line accountability to team members in all areas of trade execution.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while managing mission critical details 
  • Ability to work independently while communicating with a team 
  • Ability to quickly develop a good rapport with vendors and lead them to decisions 
  • Entrepreneurial, hard-working, intelligent 
  • Ability to admit mistakes, seek guidance and change course 
  • Naturally intuitive 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills  

Position Requirements

Education

Must possess a four-year degree. Preferred majors include Economics, English, Business, Marketing and Finance.

 

Profesional Experience

Preferably a minimum of 5 years of experience with bottom-line P&L accountability.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee may be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, use tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk, and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.  This individual will also be required to travel between branch locations as required.

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.  This individual will also be required to travel between branch locations as required.

Hours of employment may vary based on workload and employer discretion.