Commodity Trader Resume Samples

A Commodity Trader is a broker who deals with commodity trading and doesn’t trade equities and shares. A well-accentuated Commodity Trader Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – taking responsibility for procuring the supplies, raw materials, and the commodity to be traded; ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted flow of goods and commodity; managing ongoing relationships with supplies, controlling costs, evaluating market conditions, evaluating and recommending vendors, and conducting financial reconciliations for cash flows and bank accounts.

Hiring employers typically pick resumes that highlight the following skills and abilities – multitasking skills, the ability to communicate and trade well, strong interest in market dynamics, familiarity with sourcing and vendor management, high level of accuracy, logistical approach; and the ability to process problems and reach conclusions quickly. Most of these traders depict a degree in related fields and certain years of work experience.

Commodity Trader Resume example

Commodity Trader Resume

Summary : Professional and result-driven Product Strategist in the financial services software industry with a proven track record for increasing revenue and market share through new sales and organic client growth. The background is highlighted by success in managing financial services products through the full product lifecycle while leading cross-functional teams charged with designing, building, distributing, and implementing custom web-based applications.

Skills : Business Development, Product Management, Contract Negotiation, Relationship Management, SAAS Software Management, Competitive Market Analysis, Strategic Planning, P&L Management, Business Systems Analysis.

Description :

    1. Developed, implemented, and managed trading strategies for the energy, metal, and financial futures markets utilizing a broad range of analytical approaches, hedging techniques, arbitrage methodologies, and performance metrics.
    2. Managed portfolio P&L and conducted trade analysis by combining quantitative and stochastic modeling techniques.
    3. Assessed the overall risk of the portfolio within margin constraints.
    4. Defined and implemented trend analyses for energy, metal, and soft commodities to develop trading strategies to best optimize seasonal and long-term positions.
    5. Oversaw integration of floor trading to web-based trading application systems leading cross-functional groups including clearing, compliance, and trade.
    6. Triggered a 40% increase in profitable long-term trades by researching historical spread and strip patterns and leveraging past order flow trends.
    7. Grew profitable trades by 15% and reduced average losses by 60% on negative trade through developing and executing an innovative system trading strategy.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Finance


Commodity Trader Resume

Headline : Have invaluable knowledge and skills in the purchase and sale of base metals: cold-rolled steels, stainless steels, steel products, ferrous, aluminum, copper, and nickel-based alloys. Aside from the base metals also have exposure to wood, marble, granite, and quartz.

Skills : Microsoft Suite, Quickbooks, Questa, Autocad.

Description :

    1. Trade metals on Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange, and Europe.
    2. Negotiated the purchase and sale of cold-rolled steels, stainless steels, steel products; ferrous, aluminum, copper, and nickel-based alloys; wood, marble, granite, and quartz.
    3. Leveraged company assets to increase margin profitability.
    4. Hedged and traded of a company's book and risk management.
    5. Revised and consistently improved overall pricing strategies for the different portfolios and pricing channels.
    6. Identified, developed, and managed strong relationships with customers and suppliers.
    7. Reviewed project documents (plans, schedules, specifications, and construction drawings (AutoCAD).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D. Certificate In Business Management, Economics / Business Management


Commodity Trader Resume

Objective : Seeks to be a contributing team member where abilities and experience can be a significant factor in helping achieve and exceed goals.

Skills : Economic Projections, Maintenance Management, Human Relations/Team Building, Facility Management, Upper Level Programming.

Description :

    1. Promoted to a role of a Commodity Trader after 7 months working as a Junior Commodity Trader.
    2. Traded a wide portfolio of commodities, predominantly crude oil, gas, metals, agricultural.
    3. Used and performed market analysis to implement appropriate trading strategies Independent analyses, trade execution, trade management.
    4. Demonstrated consistent monthly trading returns.
    5. Spread the MOB, MUT, and NOB in an open outcry environment.
    6. Ordered flow analysis.
    7. Analyzed global news and market data, including the assessment of socioeconomic, geopolitical, and technological developments to supplement the technical analysis of market movements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BBA In Finance

Commodity Trader Resume

Objective : Utilize vast experience in social/digital media, while continuing market branding, public relations, and the creation of developmental sales programs.

Skills : Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, InDesign CS4, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Traded conventional and organic corn, soybeans, and wheat
    2. Developed poultry-layers and dairy direct business.
    3. Traded 8K tons to net 50K+ Net 250K+ between two business units.
    4. Handled all logistics in trades.
    5. Played a key role in identifying arbitrage opportunities between commodity markets for the firm.
    6. Initiated trades in LME vis-a-vis CME and managed the book profitably.
    7. Traded physical commodities anywhere worldwide.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        MS In Financial Marketing

        Commodity Trader Resume

        Objective : Seeks to apply extensive international experience, multi-lingual abilities, and desire to learn and experience new opportunities.

        Skills : Microsoft Office, Trading Skills.

        Description :

          1. Created market liquidity by providing brokers with bids and offers to fill customer orders.
          2. Traded as a Spreader and Market Maker in the T-Bond options pit and Five-year T-Note futures pit.
          3. Focused on coal origination, and sales into Credit approved clients.
          4. Structuring and brokering third-party trading, i.e. deal-making with end-users, cement, and steel producers.
          5. Proved robust support from coal mines or large traders to bidders for large tenders.
          6. Supported the development of CFR indices.
          7. Bought and sold in the cash commodities market.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          BS In Agricultural Economics

          Commodity Trader Resume

          Objective : Full-time Commodity Trader Position utilizing skills and knowledge of inventory management and profitability in the beverage industry.

          Skills : SAS, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, Data Analysis, Detail Oriented, Oracle, Powerpoint, Risk Management, Unix.

          Description :

            1. Responsible for the merchandising of physical commodities at the highest margin.
            2. Managed accounts for all customers to ensure accurate P&L.
            3. Established new accounts and increased export sales volume for multi-million dollar operations.
            4. Provided quality products and services to peanut product manufacturers worldwide.
            5. Contracted negotiations with national and international kernel growers were also part of responsibilities in specific market acquisition projects.
            6. Traded and filled customer orders in various pits on the trading floor.
            7. Secured 17 new accounts during tenure, representing $850k.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            M.Com

            Commodity Trader Resume

            Headline : Seeks to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

            Skills : Customer Service, Inventory Management, Tech Support.

            Description :

              1. Developed profitable technical trading and risk management techniques.
              2. Traded NYMEX Natural Gas Pit, GLOBEX Natural Gas contracts, ICE Natural Gas.
              3. Independent trader in equity, bond, and commodities markets.
              4. Making cold calls, establishing relationships with customers as well as potential customers, negotiating prices, closing sales, etc.
              5. Managed hedge positions, and oversaw barge logistics for the product.
              6. Maintained and developed customer relationships by providing market knowledge and advice.
              7. Managed a fund of $5 million which has a leveraged exposure of up to $50 million.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            M.Com

            Commodity Trader Resume

            Headline : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

            Skills : InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, Photography, Video Copywriting, HTML.

            Description :

              1. Procured soybeans and canola for 2 of ADM's largest oilseed processing facilities.
              2. Responsible for all hedging and reconciliation of daily position reports.
              3. Purchased and sold grain in the cash commodities market.
              4. Maintained and developed customers.
              5. Analyzed and forecasted commodity price behavior and prepared daily trading strategies.
              6. Worked closely with Targray senior management.
              7. Collaborated closely with Targrays Risk Management unit and global trading team.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                M.Com

                Commodity Trader Resume

                Headline : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

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

                Description :

                  1. Focused on coal origination, and sales into Credit approved.
                  2. Structured and brokered third-party trading, i.e. deal-making with end-users.
                  3. Supported the development of indices.
                  4. Developed new trading opportunities and supply sources.
                  5. Cultivated and maintained relationships with suppliers and end-users while ensuring close cooperation with the operations and logistics team to ensure smooth and timely trades.
                  6. Monitored market trends to capitalize on trading opportunities.
                  7. Proactively sourced new business opportunities with producers.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            M.Com

                            Commodity Trader Resume

                            Headline : Looking to utilize skills and strengths, accept challenges, be part of a team that will assist in enhancing the quality of people's lives, and assists in leading an organization to reach its fullest potential.

                            Skills : Coordinating, Planning, Inventory.

                            Description :

                              1. Secured 17 new accounts during the tenure, representing $850k.
                              2. Developed and implemented a business plan for a small commodity trading business.
                              3. Executed and managed futures and options trades on energy, agricultural, precious metals, and currency exchanges.
                              4. Delivered consistent returns of over 60% on a year-on-year basis.
                              5. Provided market evaluation and intelligence to the region and other NAGP teams, by timely and accurately updating purchase and sales information in the appropriate trading systems as well as accurately forecasting profit and loss from trading activities.
                              6. Reviewed fundamental market information including weather forecasts, production, storage, power generation information to determine potential supply and demand
                              7. Executed and managed profitable trading positions across time frames and geographies while utilizing physical and financial products to express your fundamental view.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                5-7 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                BS In Agricultural Economics