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Protein Commodity Trader

Up to $100,000K

Mississauga, ON

Job description

Our client is a leading and growing commodity (proteins, produce) brokerage company that is looking to bring on board a talented North American Commodity Trader (Protein).

Please note this is an onsite position, there is no remote capability.

What we are looking for you to do:

  • Identify and review offerings on a daily basis and distribute the offerings via email to SGF Traders (North America and Export)
  • Contact global suppliers daily for commodity pricing information and specific offerings based on customer needs
  • Contact customers with offerings and negotiate prices between suppliers and customers for purchase of sale (North America only)
  • Obtain approval from Director of North American Sales, regarding bringing on new customers as well as short and long positions
  • Communicate terms of sale to supplier and customer
  • Provide written confirmation of the order, place in file and send to Traffic department to confirm logistics and timelines
  • Follow-up to ensure all logistics are completed and deadlines are met
  • Troubleshoot transportation issues as required by working directly with trucking companies and Traffic Coordinators
  • Provide continuous customer service and monitoring of active deals
  • Provide resolution to issues regarding product quality
  • Liaise with buyers regarding credit issues as required
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Attend trade shows as appropriate
  • Prospect for new business by reviewing directories, talking to suppliers/customers and market research
  • Assist Traffic with finding new transportation clients as needed
  • Check closed files for accuracy

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of commodity trading experience
  • Experience within the food service industry is considered an asset
  • Must have experience with protein trading and an established book of business

What we will offer:

  • An attractive salary, healthcare and potential for career progression!
  • An amazing opportunity to grow your career with a leading food company.

If you are someone that is ideal for this position and have a passion to be part of a high potential food company please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format – and don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements on your resume!


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay
Brad Keslick

Brad Keslick

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