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DATE ADDED: Fri 12/10/2018

Biodiesel Trader

Boston, USA


Job Description

The Biodiesel Trader will be responsible for trading biodiesel. The successful applicant will join the team as a part of an energetic and focused team trading Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel, their derivatives and providing support to the biodiesel feedstock traders.

The Trader will be primarily responsible for:

  • Frontline trading of physical biodiesel, renewable diesel, and feedstocks.
  • Creating and initiating new trading ideas to profit from physical flows, derivative arbitrage activities
  • Participation in a wide array of business development activities to find new sources relatively immature market.
  • Building sustainable relationships with counter-parties internally and externally to business growth
  • Driving short and medium-term strategy, including risk management, for trading -
  • Maintaining a strong Compliance culture and adhere to UGC'S business practices and requirements


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor's Degree or work experience in a relevant field.
  • A confident team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate ideas and information effectively
  • Highly disciplined in trading approach and able to manage exposures and profitability
  • Able to focus on and act to maximize bottom line profitability
  • Able to perform under time pressure in a sometimes-stressful trading environment to detail
  • Knowledgeable about the biofuels industry and vegetable oil markets
  • Required to engage in some business travel as it relates to frontline trading activity
  • Specific experience within the renewable fuels, energy sector is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong numerical skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Strong ability to handle constructive criticism and not afraid to fail and try again 
  • Taking initiative, a commercial and creative mind with an entrepreneurial attitude Compensation & benefits 


This is the chance to:

  • Create your own business and build up your client portfolio within our enthusiastic and entrepreneurial team
  • Be part of a challenging working environment with a lot of opportunities
  • To work in one of the fastest growing and most volatile commodity markets 



Role: Biodiesel Trader
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Location: Boston,

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