Senior Commodity Trader

Our client is currently seeking an experienced commodity trader specializing in building materials to join their expanding team in the GTA.  Reporting to the Vice-President, the incumbent will be responsible in developing the market and increasing gross margin profits.




  • Manage and develop a profitable and sustainable trade book
  • Develop new markets and commodity portfolio
  • Proactively source new business opportunities with specified global market
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors and buyers
  • Negotiate terms of sale with customers
  • Provide high quality customer service and support
  • Monitor market trends to capitalize on trading opportunities
  • Work with other traders to maximize profitability
  • Collaborate with logistics team to ensure timely and efficient execution
  • Resolve issues with buyers as they arise
  • Adhere to company policies and the highest ethical and professional standards



  • 5-7 years of experience in commodity sales & purchasing
  • Post-secondary degree in business or related field;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel & Outlook;
  • Bilingualism an asset


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