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Agricultural Futures Trader, Chicago

Redstone Commodity Search
Chicago, Illinois, United States
February 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedgefunds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a physical agricultural trading house looking to hire an experienced derivatives trader for their US office.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

Trader will be the first member of the Chicago office to be responsible for the derivatives trading

Responsible for taking long and short positions on soybean and corn futures accordingly to hedge and to maximise proprietary profits

Responsible for research analysis on global agricommodity markets

Understanding and managing risk through development and execution of proper trading and hedging strategies

Role reports into the Head of Chicago

Key Qualifications / Experience

5+ years’ experience in an agricultural trading position (a focus on corn and soybean/soymeal would be preferred)

Candidates must be experienced with trading derivatives

An excellent understanding of risk management

A strong previous track record would be an advantage

Located in Chicago (happy to relocate)

Keywords: agriculture, agricultural, agri, trading, commodity, commodities, derivative, futures, Options, Proprietary, hedging., trader, Chicago, United States, USA, grain, corn, soybean, Redstone Commodity Search

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.