Junior Trader - St Nazaire

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Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: St. Nazaire, 44 - Loire-Atlantique, FR, 44600

Company: Bunge



Location : St. Nazaire 

City : Brest 

State : Finistère (FR-29) 

Country : France (FR) 

Requisition Number : 32261 




BUNGE has an exciting opportunity available for a Junior Trader. This dynamic position will get you involved in different activities related to a Commodity Trading Desk, Contract Desk administration and Commercial / Merchandising of agricultural commodities.


« Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world.  Looking to the future, our ambition is to continuously reinvent ourselves, leveraging data to be at the forefront of analytics, technology and talent to accomplish our purpose in a better, faster and simpler way.  Bunge is committed to operating and thriving in the digital world – creating world class agile teams where teammates are empowered and encouraged to collaborate and test and learn to succeed».


Note: you are ideally located in Saint Nazaire (France) to obtain this job, however, we will also consider relocations.




More on the Junior Trader role:


  • Negotiating protein and oil for local and export market, contacting brokers, negotiating prices, analyzing the market and looking for new clients, carrying out the company's negotiations with the foreign market and seeking to increase results.
  • Assessing business risk, checking the right time to buy or sell by constantly analyzing crush margins, current and future markets and their trends, including aligning prices with market supply and demand.
  • Seeking to minimize and control business risk through hedging operations and other financial modalities in purchases or sales.
  • Maintaining a close work with the business areas that support the trading desk's decisions, with a focus on the logistics area, seeking assertiveness in the decisions made, mitigating risks and minimizing errors, accounting for the margin obtained from operations.
  • Supplying to the management of logistical flows and monitoring of optimum stocks of raw materials and products.
  • Carrying out related actions with existing market players and potential customers, with the aim of building loyalty, establishing long-term partnerships and strengthening contacts between the people involved in negotiations.
  • Communicating opportunities identified by clients and the market that could result in new business for the company or add value to existing business.
  • Keeping tabs on market trends, involving producers, competitors and any agents that may influence the market, in order to provide information to support decision-making and business planning.
  • Participating in periodic meetings to position future actions in negotiations, with scenarios, projections, what may change in the market, among others.
  • Prospecting new market players who can do business with the company, identifying, contacting, visiting, registering, addressing the company and developing relationships to generate future business.



We are looking for different skills in our ideal candidate:


  • Master in similar field.
  • English & French, other European language would be a plus.
  • Strong communications skills, motivation and flexibility.
  • +/- two years of experience.




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.


If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to seeing your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!


In case of questions, please reach Aitor Alonso (aitor.alonso@bunge.com)


Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.




We Are Bunge  


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now.  


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionate, bold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work. 


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


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


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


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. 

Job Segment: Agricultural, Agribusiness, Supply, Agriculture, Operations

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