Management Trainee Trading and Operations | Young and ambitious Trading company | experience: 1 – 2 years

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Management Trainee Trading and Operations / Utrecht The Netherlands


Functie: Management Trainee Trading and Operations
Regio / plaats: Utrecht – The Netherlands
Contact: Capabla
Referentienr: 076484


vacancy management trainee trading and operationsAn ultimate position for a young and ambitious person who wants to grow and make a career in the commodity trading and operations business. Want to know more? Continue reading:

Our client trades, markets and distributes palm oil in Europe and the US and is headquartered in The Netherlands.

Our client is a full sister company of one of the leading integrated palm oil plantation companies in the world. It’s primary activities range from cultivating and harvesting palm trees, processing fresh fruit bunches into crude palm oil and palm kernel, and refining these products into a variety of industrial and consumer products (palm oil and its derivatives, including animal feed, oleo-chemical biodiesel and food).

Our client has obtained a Certification in International Sustainability & Carbon (ISCC) to market ISCC products. So with all the controversy about palm oil, they take responsibility as palm oil is and will always be part of the products we use and consume.

Although they work with a small team, our client is one of the biggest traders and distributors of palm oil. They are also relatively young. The company started in a few years ago. They worked hard and the team grew to a total of 9 employees. The company is highly ambitious, expanding and is looking for a new team member. Are you their new Management Trainee Trading and Operations?

Position Management Trainee Trading and Operations

The client is successful in what they are doing because they operate as a team. They have recruited the best, some from university, and showed them the finesses of the trade. Without exception the client works with individuals who know who they are. They stand strong in life, know their weaknesses and their strength and believe in team effort.

A working environment has been created where everybody knows what must be done, but with enough space for growth and challenges. Sometimes the employees make it difficult for our client: they grow faster than the company does! But in the end, they always find mutual understanding how to comply with the ambitions of the person and our company.

As a result of the commercial activities the company is growing and they have an opening for a Management Trainee Trading and Operations.

As Management Trainee you will be trained on becoming a commodity trader, trade operations executive or any other key position in the supply chain. You will be working from The Netherlands.

The Trainee Program shows you all the finesses of the trade! Upon joining the company of our client, you will start at the marketing and operations team. In the period of a year and a half your focus will be on product, transportation, storage, logistics, planning and business development.

During the Trainee Program you will be guided by a Program Manager who will work with you to customize your Individual Development Plan.

After this first period you will get your ‘placement’. What this will be depends strongly on your ambition, individual strength, the outcome of your Individual Development Plan and the business needs. Opportunities for regional or international exposure may also be available.

Profile Management Trainee Trading and Operations

You have affinity and ambition to grow within the Commodity Industry. Further:

  • You have 1 to 2 years working experience;
  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Business or equivalent with specialization in International Business, Finance, Economics or Logistics;
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Spanish. Italian will be an added advantage;
  • A team player and independent thinker;
  • Meticulous, accurate and hands-on person;
  • Comfortable working in a multicultural team, and a dynamic and evolving environment;
  • Ability to handle tight deadlines and work well under pressure.


An ultimate position to enter the Commodity Industry in a growing and ambitious company. A team of colleagues who are ‘real’, open and demanding. They expect the same from you. Are you up to a challenge?

For more information, please call Wouter at +31 (0)6 54 74 23 04. To apply, use the form below.


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