Cargill Grains Manager in Gurgaon, India

Grains Manager

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 155,000 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 & Summary :

This position provides leadership on commercial responsibilities for Grains( Wheat and Corn)business in India. The position is primarily accountable for managing the cash franchise, customer partnerships, trading positions and deliver the product line PNL.

Additionally, the position has direct accountability to lead growth projects, manage local regulatory environment ,competitive landscape and Government policies.

Key responsibilities include leading the India grain trading team comprising merchandising & origination and partnering with inhouse strategic marketing team and the Global/Regional product lines and to maximize business profitability and build sustainability in volume and PNL

Principal Accountabilities :

Commercial Strategy & Risk management - 70%

  • Lead the grains trading& risk management desk and provide strategic inputs and execution support to achieve commercial objectives and goals for the Grains division

  • Responsible for Grains supply & Demand analysis

  • Responsible for analyzing freight opportunities, P&L calculation, merchandising profitability estimation etc

  • Accountable for delivering Grains trading PNL s

  • Lead game plans (imports & exports, demand analysis & planning) with the global / regional product lines to maximize India centric global trading opportunities for both imports and exports as and when opportunities arise

  • Ensuring position and Stress Limits (risk management)

  • Coordinate with supply chain management and integration components such as inventories, in-transit, production scheduling, and carrier availability

Team Building, Collaboration, Regulatory - 20%

  • Provide leadership to build a strong collaborative work culture with the other functions and foster connectivity and collaboration with the product lines and WTG/Singapore/Origin stakeholders within CASC Enterprise

  • Effectively engage regulatory stakeholders and government bodies as needed for managing business risks & maximizing opportunities from external environment and policies framework

MIS - 10%


Required Qualifications :

  • Post graduate degree

  • Minimum 8-15 years

  • Proven Experience in managing Grains desk in India . Thorough understanding of domestic grain markets and good understanding of export/import operations and international grain market

  • Leadership skills

  • Communication - strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective relationships internally and externally

  • Process honoring & ability to resolve conflicts

  • Effective and accountable team player

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills

  • Teamwork Skills - ability to work effectively with a team comprised of diverse skills sets and work/life experiences

  • Well established origination and customer network across India

Other relevant information to the position :

This position is a part of the CASC India commercial team, and successful incumbents can be considered for senior merchandising roles in the other product lines or businesses.

Job Trading & Merchandising

Primary Location India-HR-Gurgaon

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: GUR00451