Junior Trader

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Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Coral Gables, FL -Florida, US, 33134

Company: Bunge

Position Summary        
The Dry-Bulks Junior Trader is responsible for the commodity trading and support to the senior traders in the specific program and general commercial activities in the Latin America region.         


Essential Functions        

  • Profitable Business Growth        
  • Help grow Bunge's commodity business in Latin America with focus in developing smaller customers in our region.        
  • Conduct marketing, logistical space utilization and subsequent sale to customers.        
  • Learn, monitor, and own all aspects of the sale (physical negotiation, logistics, chartering of vessels and shipment), post-sale and post-shipment follow-up, including resulting profit and loss.        
  • Preparation of the daily P&L and reviewing and analyzing the Company’s results and assisting with commodities trend analysis as required.        
  • Provide market intelligence to Bunge's Global research, Bunge Value Chain and origination trading desks.        
  • Ability to respond to market dynamics such as spreads, futures, basis and freight changes vis a vis different origins.         
  • Ensure compliance with Bunge's policies and procedures while doing business.        
  • Leverage knowledge of current and future destination customer base to maximize cash trading opportunities.        
  • Actively communicate market data and relevant information to trading partners in Latin Region.         
  • Manage cash and futures positions including spreads.        


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting/Finance, Agricultural Economics, or related field.        
  • Potential and willingness to develop commercial skills.         
  • 3 or more years of business experience.        
  • Excellent customer management abilities and interest in understanding customers' business models and needs.        
  • Demonstrated analytical aptitude.         
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate trading strategies both internally and to customers across different geographies.        
  • Leadership skills, willingness to learn and grow as a people’ manager        
  • Strong attention to detail, quality, and integrity.        
  • Excellent organization and planning capabilities.        
  • Ability to lead across reporting lines/functions.        
  • Understanding of commodity trading, MTM rules, PNL Construction, Commodity Cash and futures settlements practices and industry terms and exchanges (CBOT).        
  • Understanding of ocean freight market.        
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.        

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: Miami

Job Segment: Sustainable Agriculture, Agricultural, Agriculture, Research

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