Cargill Trade Execution Executive (6 months contract) in Singapore, Singapore

Trade Execution Executive (6 months contract)

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose

To execute Cargill's Metals Trade Operations activities for Steel

Principal Accountabilities

Management of Contract involving

  • Keep understanding and correct application of commodity contracts and contractual obligations.

  • Negotiate the contract terms with the external customers and get aligned internally to get contract signed.

Plan and execute the shipment as per the commodity contract involving.

  • Interpretation of contracts terms and execute the payment including Letter of credit, DP/DA, Bank guarantee etc as per the contract.

  • Supervise the planning of cargo including the vessel nomination, shipping advice, insurance declaration, discharge/ load port agent appointment, load/discharge operation.

  • Management of the shipping documents and payment including ensure accurate invoices/shipping documents issued by the shipper.

  • Maintain close contact with surveyors for preloading and /or loading and /or discharging inspection.

  • Proactively highlight and resolve risks and issues related to the execution of the shipment.

Finalisation of the shipment execution involving

  • Settlement of AR/AP including the Laytime, cargo payments.

  • Negotiate/settle the claims/dispute and respond effectively and proactively to problems.

  • Follow up on commissions and related invoices for payment approval.


  • Maintain frequent and good relationship with customers contact both internal and external, proactively foresee and highlight the opportunities and risk/exposure.

  • Liaise with commercial, legal, treasury, Trade Structured Finance, tax, Ocean transportation ,accounting etc, to resolve problems.


Education, Experience, Skills


University Degree.


  • At least 1-2 years work experience in dealing with international trade of bulk cargo. (Steel is preferred).

  • Track record in customer relationship building and fostering team environment.

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office, oral and written English. Proficiency in Chinese is preferred.

  • Well Knowledge of letter of credit, UCP rules & ISBP, Incoterms and contract execution concept.

  • Good understanding of requirements in trade execution in a trading environment.

  • Comprehensive Knowledge of shipping and international practices e.g. C/P terms and its relation to sales/purchase of contracts, laytime calculations, C/P B/L requirements, etc including insurance classifications.

  • Very good negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills; Can work independently and under high pressure.

  • Experience evaluating risk exposure, and provides direction and input for next steps.

  • Experience coaching work team member.

  • Hardworking, patient, details orientated, and team player.

Job Trade Execution

Primary Location Singapore-Singapore-Singapore

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SIN01336