Grains Trader

We’re hiring for a dynamic commodity trading firm based in the Lausanne area. For that matter, we are seeking to recruit a seasoned Grains Trader.

Your mission

  • Execute trades for buying and selling grains, including wheat, corn, soybeans, etc
  • Analyze market trends, supply, and demand factors to identify trading opportunities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with clients and suppliers
  • Monitor and manage trading positions and risks
  • Stay updated on industry news, market developments, and regulatory changes
  • Collaborate with internal teams such as logistics, finance, and operations to ensure smooth execution of trades
  • Maintain accurate records of trading activities and financial transactions
  • Continuously assess and improve trading strategies to optimize profitability and mitigate risks

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, agriculture, or related field
  • Proven 5 years of experience as a grains trader or similar role in the commodities trading industry
  • Strong knowledge of grain markets, including supply chain dynamics and price factors
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and make quick decisions
  • Proficiency in trading software and Microsoft Excel
  • Understanding of risk management principles
  • Fluent in French and English (both written and spoken)