Commodities Trader Resume Samples

A Commodities Trader focuses on investing in commodities, rather than buying/selling equities like a stock trader. A well-written Commodities Trader Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – monitoring the market in relation to the product, trends, demands, and investment pricing; purchasing and selling instructions, negotiating transactions, meeting commodity traders; taking client orders over the phone, performing deals through the firm’s trading department, providing financial advice, meeting with clients to plan, update and review investment portfolio; analyze and capitalize on stock market trends.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – excellent analytical skills, the ability to possess problems and reach conclusions quickly, excellent numeracy skills; a high level of accuracy, the ability to work within a team, a logistical approach, and knowledge of MS Office Computer software. A Commodity Trader is expected to be educated to a degree level, and hold an industry qualification related to the job title.

Commodities Trader Resume example

Commodities Trader Resume

Summary : A high-performance leader with a 25-year history of catalyzing Contract Negotiation dynamic growth in manufacturing, luxury, food, and cash commodity markets. Risk Analysis Bottom Line Impact: Propelled $30M+ in profitable gains. Captured key accounts including large retail chains and international corporations. Personal Brand: Passionate leader adept at cultivating rewarding client relationships. Leverage insight in business analytics, forecasting, and in-depth product knowledge to achieve sales and operational objectives.

Skills : Internet Sales And Marketing, Phone.

Description :

    1. Grained trading corn/wheat futures - actual cash commodities.
    2. Responsible for shipping and logistics of grain and oil exports to governments around the world.
    3. Identified economical methods of shipping commodities internationally.
    4. Oversaw grain exports and imports from port locations throughout the county.
    5. Negotiated transactions and mediated disputes between Cook Industries and other business entities.
    6. Analyzed market positions to successfully hedge cash commodity trades using the commodity futures market.
    7. Intended phone sales/cold calling aimed at C-level executives and company owners/decision-makers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA In Law


Commodities Trader Resume

Summary : Commodities Trader is responsible for the day-to-day trade of the firm’s commodities business, including trading, hedging and leverage. This includes setting rates, managing risk and gaining access to intellectual property.

Skills : Technical Plan Execution, Fast Learner, Detail-Oriented, Organized, Communication, Multilingual, Team Player.

Description :

    1. Worked as a commodities trader for a small firm specializing in currency.
    2. Moved quickly from "front end" person to "heavy accounts" Sales Consultant, Sales Manager, F&I Manager, Service Writer.
    3. Provided trade support and reconciliation
    4. Recorded document analysis
    5. Led highly volatile Swiss Franc arbitrage desk.
    6. Successfully executed more than $300MM in trades.
    7. Operated large derivatives and futures exchanges, as well as online trading, platforms Commodities Trader.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Commodities Trader Resume

Summary : Trader is responsible for trading and hedging a variety of financial instruments on behalf of the firm. The Trader will work closely with the Trading Desk to develop and execute trading strategies that maximize profitability by taking advantage of market opportunities as they arise.

Skills : Excellent Communication, Quick Learner, Outstanding Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Focused negotiation skills and strong training in overcoming customer objections.
    2. Implemented, within six months, new marketing strategies with existing and new customers worldwide, boosting sales by 20% throughout research and analysis of the market.
    3. Created and maintained export/import compliance policies, procedures, and guidelines, including NAFTA.
    4. Negotiated and contracted transportation, warehousing, and packaging, improving operational profit by 15% in three months.
    5. Developed, facilitated, managed, and designed new projects with suppliers and customers.
    6. Managed a product group that produced over Twenty Five Million Dollars in annual revenues.
    7. Assisted traders in the analysis of information of the variables that affect the price components of commodities. The role has ongoing interaction with customers and teams in Latin America which requires the incumbent to be able to speak Spanish in a daily basis.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                Diploma

                Commodities Trader Resume

                Headline : Commodities Trader is responsible for buying, selling, and trading a variety of raw materials and finished products. This includes managing the order book, placing trades, and executing trades.

                Skills : Problem Solving, Statistical Analysis, Budgeting, Strong Oral/Written Communication.

                Description :

                  1. Managed a staff of 56 employees on pricing and solicitation of all concrete reinforcement products.
                  2. Coordinated all product purchasing, sales forecasting, pricing, and inventory management for all concrete reinforcement products.
                  3. Monitored inventory levels and product availability for all concrete reinforcement products for 7 warehouses, 4 reloads, and 5 steel mills.
                  4. Coordinated buying activity for the central sales group on both domestic and import products.
                  5. Communicated market information to the staff of inside account managers, territory managers, and upper management.
                  6. Better educated the field of market demand and market movement while giving a course of action to maximize future business.
                  7. Traded own account in various commodity markets.
                     
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MA In Law

                Commodities Trader Resume

                Summary : Commodities Trader is responsible for trading the company's spot commodities contracts and is accountable for the integrity of the company's commodity positions. The position requires excellent communication skills and a high level of attention to detail, as well as trading experience.

                Skills : Customer Service, Critical Thinker, Multi-Task Management.

                Description :

                  1. Implemented futures arbitrage utilizing a statistical, mechanical, and logical approach.
                  2. Maximized profit by observation and technical analysis in the market.
                  3. Worked with a team of traders developing market strategies.
                  4. Trained and mentored new traders on theories and strategies of Interest Rate and Energy Markets.
                  5. Ability to consistently deliver results in high-pressure dynamic environments.
                  6. Supported traders with fundamental macroeconomic research focusing on commodity supply and demand relationships.
                  7. Prospected new business opportunities to diversify the company's geographic footprint and client relationships.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                Law

                Commodities Trader Resume

                Summary : Commodities trader works with the commodities business to provide financial services to retail customers. They are responsible for sourcing, planning, executing, and monitoring commodity trading activities, as well as creating and maintaining financial reporting for the commodities business.

                Skills : Superior Attention To Detail, Computer Proficient.

                Description :

                  1. Monitored truck and rail logistics ensuring timely delivery of physical commodity shipments.
                  2. Generated the average annualized rate of returns of 8.32% with a Sharpe Ratio of 1.73 and volatility of 4.75%.
                  3. Trading of all commodity markets with a focus on softs and agricultural sectors.
                  4. Traded strategic positions consisting of outright trades, spreads, and relative value.
                  5. Performed fundamental analysis, supported by technical analysis to increase profitability and manage risk.
                  6. Developed parameters for discretionary traders to manage risk and sizing of positions.
                  7. Created and maintained supply and demand models for coffee, cocoa, sugar, and cotton.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Diploma

                Commodities Trader Resume

                Summary : Commodities Trader is responsible for trading, researching and executing long term commodity strategy. This includes finding and identifying good opportunities, creating and managing the best long term commodity portfolio, monitoring trends and providing timely market commentary.

                Skills : Talent Acquisition, Content Sourcing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

                Description :

                  1. Uncovered arbitrage opportunities by identifying and connecting areas and surplus and deficit commodities.
                  2. Conducted daily fundamental research and technical analysis of futures commodity markets, specializing in corn.
                  3. Recommended short and long-term proprietary trading, spread trading, and special hedging strategies.
                  4. Executed futures trade orders on an electronic platform and managing open positions.
                  5. Managing an annual budget of approximately $17 million, accounting for profits/losses, and coordinating with back-office on budget control procedures.
                  6. Independently performed the aforementioned duties during the nightly trading session.
                  7. Assisted with trading audit-related issues and control test projects.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                MA In Law

                Commodities Trader Resume

                Summary : Commodities Trader is responsible for trading futures, options and other derivatives in the markets of the world. This may include actively monitoring open positions, considering trades and executing orders.

                Skills : Strong Research, Addressing Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Adjusted trading strategies for the highest profit potential.
                  2. Communicated fundamental and technical analysis of market conditions.
                  3. Established background in grain trading.
                  4. Implemented strategies for assuming (and profiting from) transferred risk.
                  5. Assisted team of more than 10 account managers by purchase and sales order placement, expedites, and posting the outbound shipments to complete the RMA process.
                  6. Verified trade references prior to new vendor setups.
                  7. Expedited pull-in and push-out requests to guarantee the availability of stock.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Diploma

                Commodities Trader Resume

                Summary : Commodities Trader is responsible for sourcing and trading commodities, including metals, oil, and minerals. They work closely with the industry and other financial institutions to analyze markets to ensure that the company’s exposure is appropriate. They are responsible for managing risk and developing trading strategies.

                Skills : Strong Research, Superior Attention To Detail, Computer Proficient, Customer Service, Critical Thinker, Multi-Task Management, Energetic And Organized.

                Description :

                  1. Generated secure records of sales.
                  2. Made trading decisions based on observation and analysis of foreign and domestic markets.
                  3. Maximized profits by executing purchase and sale of yield/Oil curve, fly's and spreads.
                  4. Independent decision-making during high-pressure market conditions.
                  5. Ability to consistently deliver profitability in high-pressure and dynamic environments.
                  6. Managed a pool of up to 87 client accounts.
                  7. Solicited clients and raised capital in both up and down markets.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                MA In Law

                Commodities Trader Resume

                Headline : Commodities Trader is responsible for the day-to-day management of the trading portfolio and ensuring that the traders and other departments are operating at peak efficiency. 

                Skills : Organization, Inventory Management, Coordinating, Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

                Description :

                  1. Traded 24 separate markets.
                  2. Trade a variety of investment vehicles including commodity futures, FOREX, and equities.
                  3. Exceptional knowledge of new emerging trading trends in the world commodity market.
                  4. Immense ability to multi-task and prioritize processes.
                  5. Manage high price volatility and risk exposure.
                  6. Exceptional understanding of market fundamentals.
                  7. Capitalized on intra-day price movement.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Diploma