Energy Derivatives Director
Cargill 837 reviews - Houston, TX

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Energy Derivatives Director



Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities.

Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values.

Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and

people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how we can be Better Together at


The Energy, Transportation and Metals Platform (ETM) seeks to hire a sales and origination professional, targeting the consumer segment in the energy derivatives space. The position will be a key role on Cargill's Go To Market Team, focusing on both financial and physical derivative markets for external clients.

This position may be located in Houston or Minneapolis

Principal Accountabilities:
Assess and develop the consumer segment of the energy marketplace

Play an active role on the Go To Market Team's sales and origination activities by engaging in the following :

being the primary face of Cargill to their clients, and preparing presentations

analyzing historical data, assisting in account set-up, quoting prices, trade execution, reviewing structures, confirming trades, coordinating with accounting and trading teams

buidling relationships with both existing customers and new client

being the primary customer interface in conjunction with the various Cargill Trading and business development functions within the ETM platform

Other requirements:
Strong understanding of the broader energy segments with an emphasis on knowledge of fundamentals and pricing dynamics

Broad understanding of derivatives and risk management strategies (both consumer and producer preferred)

Knowledge of commodities and capital markets and ability to understand the implications of market movements

Strong team player with demonstrated willingness to widely share knowledge and expertise

Strong business acumen, and an ability to connect with customers

Ability to prioritize, make decisions quickly, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

Strong analytical mind to get an-depth feel for both the complexitlities of the market, as well as the risks that our customers face

Ability to travel domestically 50% (estimated) annually if needed


Bachelors Degree

Minimum of 5 years experience required in marketing, sales or trading in the energy marketplace

Proven skills at influencing customers and clients

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of MS Excel and Powerpoint

Bachelors Degree in business or finance related function

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.



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