Edible Oil Trader

KwaZulu-Natal, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

About Product: Edible Oil

The company sources and produces edible oils to cater to its customers’ specific needs. The portfolio includes palm, soybean, and sunflower oils. Their capabilities span the entire supply chain, encompassing sourcing, refining, blending, bottling, distribution, and supply chain management. The company serves various sectors, including retail, food manufacturing, food service, and personal care.

Key Deliverables:

As the Edible Oil Trader, your responsibilities will include:
Overseeing the physical trading of relevant softs/ags products, with a particular emphasis on Edible Oil and oil seeds.
Identifying and cultivating new markets to facilitate business expansion and establish a strong network of suppliers and customers.
Keeping abreast of market intelligence, price fluctuations, and supply and demand trends through vigilant monitoring of market conditions. This will aid in identifying new business prospects.
Working closely with supporting teams in operations and shipping to ensure seamless supply chain management and punctual product delivery.
Cultivating and maintaining robust relationships with suppliers and customers in the pertinent markets.


Over 7 years of experience in physically trading relevant softs/ags/biofuels products across diverse markets.
A proven track record of consistently delivering positive PnL (Profit and Loss).
A strong knowledge of softs/ags markets, with deep insights into supply and demand dynamics.
Excellent analytical and conceptual skills.
The ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment.