Commercial Trainee - Supply Chain, Trading & Customer Service

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Date: Apr 6, 2024

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Location : St. Louis MO 

City : Chesterfield 

State : Missouri (US-MO) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 32287 


At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers.  Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package and our hybrid work environment provides a balance of in office and remote work.  Most importantly, in all we do we live our values: 
•    Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect
•    Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient
•    Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably



We are looking for collaborative, coachable candidates with strong critical thinking and communication skills.  Positions require a Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college or university and a desire to build a career in the food and agribusiness industry.  You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide a solid foundation in all aspects of commercial processes. The Commercial Trainee will participate in a 16-month program with rotations in Supply Chain, Sales and Trading.  


Essential Functions:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of oilseed processing, refining, and exporting operations; supply chain execution; and position management
  • Assist location and corporate staff in analyzing changing market conditions, demonstrating an understanding of supply and demand balance sheets
  • Develop understanding of the customer experience and the perspectives and needs of both the customer and a seller throughout the full sales process.
  • Become familiar with the fundamentals of domestic and international cash oilseeds trading and risk management
  • Demonstrate your level of understanding by responding to verbal or written inquiries from supervisors, mentors, or program manager
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with Bunge internal and external customers 
  • Travel to other Bunge locations for instructional purposes (as needed) 


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  •  Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college or university required  
  • Must be collaborative, results oriented and possess strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, adversity, and constant change
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in standard PC applications
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning & organization skills
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
  • Mathematical ability
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in work conditions 


Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Sustainable Agriculture, Logistics, Supply, Operations, Agriculture, Customer Service

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