Role details

VP, Operations Agricultural Products

Stamford   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Commodities Operations Vacancy - Agricultural Products
  • Urgent Hire! Global Commodity Merchant

About Our Client

Our client, a growing and stable physical commodity brokerage, excels in the industry through their innovative culture coupled with their deep experience in physical production.

With offices around the globe, our client supports your global market goals from the wellhead to market.

Job Description

VP, Operations Agricultural Products

- This role will cover the corn and dust desks with some overlap with sugar.

  1. Verify contract details of each transaction
  2. Either open or review LCs FP opened through our Credit group and review incoming LCs from customers
  3. Nominate vessels or barges to suppliers and customers
  4. Arrange for trucks, railcars, or containers to move goods. (the hiring of equipment will be the responsibility of the Logistics person)
  5. Arrange for quantity and quality inspections
  6. Arrange for USDA inspections
  7. Issue documentation instructions
  8. Arrange stevedores
  9. Arrange for freight forwarder
  10. Dispatch trucks, rail cars, and organize the stuffing of containers
  11. Monitor movement of goods
  12. Control inventories and movements in or out
  13. Organize required fumigation of goods (if necessary)
  14. Issue invoices to customers, present against LCs, and be sure collection of receivable takes place
  15. Pay supplier invoices either directly or under an LC and also pay service provider invoices
  16. Check used laytime and demurrage incurred on each shipment and invoice demurrage out or pay demurrage for our account
  17. Make entries into CXL of shipment details

The Successful Applicant

Successful candidates will have an expertise in agricultural commodities, specifically in the operations and trade support space. Candidates need to come in with direct hands on experience!

Additional qualifications:

- 7+ years operations/middle office experience

- Familiarity with Agriculture products (corn, dust, sugar are preferred)

- Open to hands-on work, not someone who will point fingers

What's on Offer

Great opportunity for passionate candidates to build something from the ground up. Full-time and permanent position. Easy apply!

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