Trader Soft Commodities

Our client is an established, internationally successful SME in the commodity trade industry (food) with Headquarters in Zug/Switzerland and a further presence in Asia and Europe. For over 40 years, the company has been trading frozen fruit and juice concentrates as natural products worldwide with commitment, innovation and customer and market-orientated foresight. We are looking for an equally committed person to join the front team as a

Trader Soft Commodities (Fruits)

By carefully familiarising yourself with the structure of the company, you will take over a successfully established portfolio of suppliers and customers in Europe, Asia and South America from your predecessor and be responsible for P/L in your market.


Your task and responsibility:

  • Taking over an existing supplier and customer trading book as well as the current trading positions
  • Expansion of business through optimisation and targeted acquisition in compliance with the specified margin policy
  • Tracking short and long positions
  • Obtaining market information for business development
  • Anticipating market developments in terms of prices and availability
  • Visiting customers and suppliers on site (travelling approx. 10 - 20%)
  • Active communication with the logistics and finance department as well as quality management to ensure that all tasks are successfully completed and deadlines are met.

Your experience and personality:

  • Degree in Business Administration
  • Several years of experience as a Trader, ideally in the food / near food sector
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Native German speaker, written and spoken English at proficiency level, any other language is welcome
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to recognise problems and ensure timely solutions.


Our offer

Our offer is aimed at an open-minded, motivated personality with drive, ideas, negotiating skills and loyalty.

You are efficient and independent, committed to your work and can be counted on as part of a team.

Our client offers you a responsible position in an already successfully established market as well as exciting development opportunities in a stable company.

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