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A Commodity Trader, or broker, purchases and sells products on the exchange markets. Depending on the specific commodity being traded, a Commodity Trader may require one or more licenses and registration. A Commodity Trader resume will often highlight such skills as soliciting new accounts, and buying and selling futures and options for clients on the exchange floor. Sample resumes for a Commodity Trader will typically include a Bachelor's degree at a minimum, as far as educational background is concerned, though it is also common to see both Master's and Doctorate degree-holders as well.

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Commodity Trader

Developed, facilitated, managed and designed new projects with suppliers and customers in the US, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and particularly, with Latin America.

  • Implemented, within six months, new marketing strategies with existing and new customers worldwide, boosting sales by 20% throughout research and analysis of the market.
  • Created and maintained export/import compliance policies, procedures and guidelines, including NAFTA.
  • Negotiated and contracted transportation, warehousing and packaging, improving operational profit by 15% in three months.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
International Business And Negotiations
2

Hardwood Product Specialist/commodity Trader/buyer

Managed a product group which produced over Twenty Five Million Dollars in annual revenues.

  • Increased sales of Hardwood Plywood and other Specialty Hardwood Products to Key Accounts.
  • Calculated pricing, prepared special quotes, and negotiated mill contracts.
  • Trained and counseled both inside and outside marketing representatives.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration, Economics
3

Sr. Commodity Trader/buyer

Coordinate all product purchasing, sales forecasting, pricing and inventory management for all concrete reinforcement products for the entire central U.S. region. 2008 sales totaling $40 million for the central region with gross margin nearing $4.5 million.

  • Managed a staff of 56 employees on pricing and solicitation of all concrete reinforcement products.
  • Monitor inventory levels and product availability for all concrete reinforcement products for 7 warehouses, 4 reloads, and 5 steel mills.
  • Coordinate buying activity for the central sales group on both domestic and import products.
  • Communicate market information to staff of inside account managers, territory managers, and upper management to better educate the field of market demand and market movement while giving a course of action to maximize future business.
  • Won employee of the quarter award (2nd quarter 2007)
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Human Resource Management
4

Commodity Trader

  • Traded own account in various commodity markets.
  • Increased revenues for last 3 years, enhancing profits by 64% in 1996 and 95% in 1997.
  • Consistently profitable over periods of ranging volatility, which included 48 consecutive months with positive revenues.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MBA
Finance
5

Commodity Trader

[company name] is a premier proprietary trading firm that trades over multiple exchanges worldwide in a variety of product classes.

  • Implemented futures arbitrage utilizing a statistical, mechanical, and logical approach
  • Maximized profit by observation and technical analysis in the market
  • Worked with a team of traders developing market strategies
  • Trained and mentored new traders on theories and strategies of Interest Rate and Energy Markets
  • Ability to consistently deliver results in high pressure dynamic environments
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Speech Communications
6

Assistant Commodity Trader Intern

Uncovered arbitrage opportunities by identifying and connecting areas and surplus and deficit commodities

  • Supported traders with fundamental macroeconomic research focusing on commodity supply and demand relationships
  • Prospected new business opportunities to diversify [company name]'s geographic footprint and client relationships
  • Monitored truck and rail logistics ensuring timely delivery of physical commodity shipments
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
7

Hedge Fund Management 2003-current: Senior Commodity Trader, Analyst, Risk Manager

  • Generated average annualized rate of returns of 8.32% with Sharpe Ratio of 1.73 and volatility of 4.75%
  • Trading of all commodity markets with focus on softs and agricultural sectors
  • Traded strategic positions consisting of outright trades, spreads and relative value
  • Performed fundamental analysis, supported by technical analysis to increase profitability and manage risk
  • Developed parameters for discretionary traders to manage risk and sizing of positions
  • Created and maintained supply and demand models for coffee, cocoa, sugar, and cotton
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
8

Commodity Trader

Conducting daily fundamental research and technical analysis of futures commodity markets, specializing in corn

  • Recommending short and long term proprietary trading, spread trading, and special hedging strategies
  • Executing futures trade orders on an electronic platform and managing open positions
  • Managing an annual budget of approximately $17 million, accounting for profits/losses, and coordinating with back office on budget control procedures
  • Independently performed the aforementioned duties during the nightly trading session (March - September 2011)
  • Assisting with trading audit-related issues and control test projects
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
International Business
9

Commodity Trader

  • Adjusted trading strategies for highest profit potential
  • Communicated fundamental and technical analysis of market conditions
  • Established a background in grain trading
  • Implemented strategies for assuming (and profiting from) transferred risk
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Marketing
10

Commodity Trader Assistant in Sales

  • 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.
  • Verified trade references prior to new vendor setups.
  • Expedited pull-in and push-out requests to guarantee availability of stock.
  • Generated secure records of sales.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Business And Management

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