Sourcing and Trading Manager

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Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Zaandam, NH, NL, 1506 MA

Company: Bunge

Location : Zaandam 

City : zaandam 

State : Noord-Holland (NL-NH) 

Country : Netherlands (NL) 

Requisition Number : 29598 



Are you ready to step into a role that offers unparalleled opportunities for influence and decision-making? As a Trader in the raw materials sourcing and trading division at Bunge Loders Croklaan Europe, are you prepared to shape the future of our global supply chain? Are you ready to make major strategic decisions that will drive our success in the competitive commodities market? If so, we have an extraordinary opportunity for you!


Imagine the chance to develop and execute a strategic sourcing plan, forging relationships with internal and external supplies from South America and Southeast Asia. Can you envision the impact you will have on securing a robust and sustainable supply chain, ensuring the availability of high-quality raw materials for our esteemed production facilities?


With a global network of talent and offices around the world, we are always on the move, driven by the power of diversity and inclusion Proudly ranked among the prestigious top 100 most loved workplaces, at Bunge we are a close-knit community of professionals who thrive in an inspiring environment where growth, collaboration and personal well-being are at the core.


More on the role

In this role, you will be the primary owner of the entire trade process. Can you handle the responsibility of managing logistics, negotiating favourable agreements, and implementing effective risk management strategies? Your keen eye for market trends and technical analysis will guide you in making informed decisions that maximize profitability and mitigate potential risks.


Major Opportunities and Decisions:

As a Trader in the raw materials sourcing and trading division at Bunge, you will have the extraordinary opportunity to shape the future of our global supply chain and wield significant influence over our success in the competitive commodities market. This role presents a host of major opportunities and Pivotal decisions, making it an exceptional platform to make a profound impact.


  • Source and trade raw materials from internal and external suppliers, maintaining a good network of traders and sourcing managers and building up commercial relationships in new areas.
  • Responsible for the daily L/S position or responsible for the daily balance of raw materials which are bought and sold.
  • Maintain and execute CIF Rotterdam markets on behalf of Bunge Agri, develop a view of commodity markets and execute as appropriate. Bunge Agri’s face to market
  • Initiate hedging strategies and develop new markets in conjunction with our key customers.
  • Being a leading member. Optimizing profitability and performance (efficiency) of the Rotterdam plant by targeting full utilization, elevating our bottom-line result and parallel minimizing risks.

Is this you?

  • University or bachelor’s degree, in Business Administration, Economics or related field, preferably with a Financial or Trading specialization.
  • Having experience in commodity trading.
  • Knowledge of technical analysis is highly preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage projects from beginning to completion, ‘can-do’ and ‘never-give-up’ attitude.
  • Strategic thinker to enhance results.


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference at one of the world's leading agricultural businesses, we encourage you to apply today. Join us in our mission to create sustainable food and agriculture solutions for a brighter future. 


In case of questions, please reach out to Moomen Dabbousi (Talent Acquisition at


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 passionatebold 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                       Drive for Excellence           Do What’s Right

by fostering inclusion,                  by being agile                      by acting safely, ethically
collaboration and respect            innovative and efficient        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.

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