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Cargill Market Analyst in Lafayette, Indiana

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

As a Market Analyst, you will make recommendations for commodity services advisors and managers, review market trends using technical and fundamental analysis, interpret data from agricultural regulatory agencies and news sources and seeking out and leveraging company industry experts to formulate opinions and explanations of the market direction of agricultural commodities. In this role, you will communicate with commodity teams on a weekly basis, recommend cash sales as well as futures and options strategies and provide technical and fundamental advice, hedging theory and trading strategies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and communicate to the team market reports with recommendations for customer commodities marketing strategies.

  • Partner with the commodity teams to use best practices and increase knowledge in utilizing company commodity marketing programs.

  • Create and maintain complex spreadsheets, presentations and document templates.

  • Provide guidance and coaching to the customer facing sales team to increase the overall commodity marketing knowledge of our team and help direct the strategic account representatives use of the customer relations management system and cash commodity marketing solutions.

  • Develop customer commodity marketing reports, daily commentaries, video podcasts and market flashes.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Experience using advanced spreadsheet functions and experience with other office applications

  • Experience analyzing futures, options and markets

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex subject matter in a simplified manner to customers with the ability to explain recommendations

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the sales process or methodology

  • Consulting experience

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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