Commodity Analyst

Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Job Description

Calling team players with an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in data and commodities. Are you the special ingredient we need right now for our Procurement team? Intersnack has become one of Europe’s leading savory snacks producers by creating ‘happy snacking moments’ in people’s lives. Successful and growing, our turnover in 2021 was over €3bn. Being privately owned, we can operate our business with a long-term view and commit ourselves to a more sustainable world.

We are a business with an extraordinary team spirit. We challenge each other to improve, and we empower our people to take ownership for what they do. Because we know from experience that becoming a big player requires you to master being a team player first.

So, if you want a real career, choose to work somewhere you will be appreciated and supported to grow.

We are recruiting a

Commodity Analyst

This is a key position within our Intersnack Procurement team, with high visibility and close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

The Commodity Analyst is responsible for providing key insights for our Category Managers for Commodities. They will provide fundamental and technical data and trends in the commodity markets. By setting up procedures and systems to embed market intelligence into the organization, the position holder will influence key buying decision, particularly in the areas of Maize (Corn), Wheat, Sugar and vegetable oil. It will be key for this position to create and maintain a network with our commodity managers and internal & external stakeholders. They will also play a crucial role in the hedging and risk mitigation strategies of Intersnack Procurement.

The Commodity Analyst reports to the Head of Commodities and will ideally be based in Düsseldorf, DE or Doetinchem, NL.

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide relevant and accurate market analysis and commodity reporting to internal stakeholders on a regular and ad hoc basis
  • Influence buying decision trough recommendation, based on personal insightful reports.
  • Monitor and highlight trends in the Macro Economical environment affecting procurement business.
  • Collect, analysis and check local & global commodity and market data.
  • Help and bring in new ideas in development of apps and dashboards within the BI environment (Qlik).
  • Setup procedures and embed trend analysis into the organization.
  • Develop and improve standard commodity full cost models.
  • Sparring partner to category management during purchasing process.
  • Help to prepare buying / price fixation strategies with Head of Commodities and Category Management.
What might qualify you for this role:
  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree in Agronomics, Finance or Business
  • 3+ years’ work experience in a similar field
  • Experience with working with large sets of data.
  • Prior experience in Research or Commodity trading / Brokerage is a plus
  • Assertive, convincing and with a commercial and competitive mindset
  • Analytical skills with a strong sense of curiosity
  • Strong networking skills
What we offer:

A role \"at the core\" of one of Europe’s biggest savory snacks producers with top-level attention and the chance to develop your career as part of a team that will value your individuality and ideas. Be supported to develop your career in the way that interests you.

A competitive salary and benefits package, but more than that, a great working atmosphere in a business that will recognize and celebrate your achievements and help you build an enjoyable long-term career.

Plus, the chance to be part of an organization that values the security and wellbeing of all its people and understands that work-life balance is fundamental to success.

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