Wheat Trader

Biourja GroupOmaha, NE1M ago

Wheat Trader

West Plains LLC – Omaha, NE

Currently seeking a qualified Wheat Trader


West Plains LLC is a part of BioUrja Group and we are an agricultural commodity trading business specializing in warehouse operation, risk management, and transportation with a focus on creating value for the company s producers and consumers. Our customers depend on us to provide market insight, risk management, and logistics support. We are federally licensed and bonded warehousemen that trade whole grains, feed ingredients, freight, and other commodities within North America. We are headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska and have twenty-five locations spread across six states. The company controls nearly 20 million bushels of elevator space though ownership or lease agreements.

West Plains is currently seeking a Wheat Trader to grow our domestic wheat trading and help supply offers into Mexico Mills. We are looking for a Trader experienced in this area, and up to the challenge.

Job Responsibilities

  • Selling and exporting wheat.
  • Positioning wheat sales strategies for Mexico market.
  • Promoting and developing export markets in coordination with upper management.
  • Ensuring constant monitoring of market fluctuations.
  • Proactively sourcing new business opportunities with producers.
  • Identifying potential threats and / or market opportunities for wheat.
  • Maintaining positive and effective relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Reporting on activities to internal and external parties.
  • Collaborating with upper management, risk management, and trading teams.
  • Developing new trading opportunities and supply sources.
  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with suppliers and end users while ensuring close cooperation with the operations and logistics team to ensure smooth and timely trades.
  • Monitoring market trends to capitalize on trading opportunities.

Job Requirements

  • 7-10 year commodity trading experience.
  • Proof of a successful and profitable track record.
  • Strong knowledge of Mexico markets with a particular focus on trading, logistics and arbitrage opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills.


Competitive Salary

Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

401(k) - Retirement savings

Friendly work environment

Paid-Time Off


BioUrja Trading is an EEO employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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