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Trader - Oil Seeds

Date:  11 Apr 2024
Country:  USA
Function:  Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable


About Us

Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing, and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

The incumbent should have proven experience as a “self starter” with a strong element of dynamism and the ability to move fast and get things done. Being able to objectively assess the risk and manage the same promptly is a key pre-requisite for the individual. He should have the stature and the maturity that commands the respect of his peers.

The candidate shall be

  • Part of the Prop Desk within the Grains & Oil seeds business unit at Olam Agri.
  • Responsible for managing a derivative trading book within the Agricultural complex with focus on the Oilseeds complex.


  • Have run a prop book trading the Oil Seeds derivatives market for at least 3-4 years & a good P&L record.
  • Have 10-12 years of trading (physicals and futures) experience in the oilseeds complex.
  • Have very good knowledge & insights into the Oilseed industry and its supply and demand dynamics.
  • Work closely with research, regional traders and country managers to develop and execute proprietary derivative trading strategies to capitalize on market movements/volatility and arbitrage opportunities.
  • Perform market analysis and trends to keep abreast of competitive landscape.
  • Maintain a pulse on the competition and identify new areas of opportunity for growth.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

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