Commercial Merchandising Trainee & Digital Transformation Support

Employer: Cargill
  • Internship
  • IT Software
  • Management Trainee
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Updated at: 19.09.2020

    Job purpose and impact
    The Commercial Merchandising Trainee will take part of our Cargill 24 months accelerated professional program to learn commercial business, acquire experience and after approving the milestones contained in the development plan will become a merchant in Cargill.

    • Understand the agricultural commodities trading industry and the markets for commodity merchandising.
    • Develop knowledge on Cargill's trading and hedging strategies, tactics and practices, including the use of futures, risk management derivatives and structured products.
    • Understand drivers of profit and loss and take commercial decisions to generate revenue.
    • Coordinate transportation and logistics to execute commodity contracts and interacting with other functions across the business.
    • Develop collaborative relationships with external customers and suppliers in a customer facing role.
    • Understand the local supply and demand factors that impact markets.
    • Learn on the job from specialists, developing technical and soft skills and receiving coaching from the manager and peers.
    • You will work under direct supervision and handle basic issues and problems, while referring more complex issues to higher-level staff.
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Work hand-in-hand with digital transformation team to support current initiatives with communication efforts
    • Contribute to developing a strategy on communication tools (intranet, newsletters, Teams, etc.) and communication plan and execute it
    • Lead the creation of monthly newsletters on digital transformation, sharing project updates, metrics and trends in the industry
    • Potential future involvement in digital project execution and delivery
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
    • Fresh graduates or with maximum 3 years of prior internship/work experience
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills in local language and English
    • Computer literate, Microsoft Office proficient.
    • Strong analytical skills and commercial mindset.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Other minimum qualifications may apply.

    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, finance or economics; or equivalent experience;
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Strong team player and thrive in a diverse and multicultural environment.
    • Ability to handle risks and ambiguity.
    • Ability to work in uncertainty and resilience.
    • High interest in digital transformation and digital products
    • Agile self-starter and quick learner
    Our Offer
    In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
    Does our offer match your career interests? Do you meet our requirements? Then make sure we have your profile here until 24th of September 2020.

    The recruitment process typically involves an online assessment and interviews. Only suitable applicants will be invited for an interview and they will receive additional information about the next steps.