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FMCG Trader

FMCG Trader

The ideal candidate should be a strong negotiator which has trading experience in the Spice market, able to engage customers and suppliers to ensure corporate targets are being achieved.

Company profile

 The client is a vibrant company with a long history in international trading and a promising future. Since 1908 the client has established a brand name in originating and supplying specialty cocoa, tree nuts, coffee and spices.

Job description

As Trader you will be responsible to sell to a portfolio of clients, and also find new business opportunities for the company. In addition, the worldwide purchase of spices will fall within your responsibilities and daily duties.

  • Maintaining and improving the relationships with clients
  • Acquiring new customers and suppliers
  • Keep track of your own accounts and portfolio
  • Purchase from our suppliers
  • Be part of a sales team within a strongly growing organization
  • Exchanging information with the Logistics and Finance department


A high calibre individual is required for this role who has a significant track record of success within the Spice industry.

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant field
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years Trading experience in an commodities company
  • The ability to hit targets and improve efficiency
  • A drive and ambition to succeed
  • Comfortable working under pressure
  • English is a Must, Spanish/French/Mandarin appreciated


  • A challenging job with a lot of responsibility
  • Good primary and secondary employment conditions including a market-based gross annual salary plus any bonus
  • An exciting and challenging job in an ambitious, dynamic and young team
  • Appropriate, competitive top benefits; the salary depends on your experience
  • Travel allowance 
  • Interesting development 
  • An International and multilingual environment
  • An open organizational structure where own initiative is highly appreciated
  • You will become part of an organization in full growth
  • Very good working atmosphere
  • An amazing experience and a lot of opportunities to learn and develop

What's next?

Are you interested in the above profile? PL-A is looking forward to receiving your application! By clicking the ‘apply button’ you will be directed to an application screen where you can apply for the position FMCG Trader with your resume/cv.

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Would you like to know more?

Point of contact: Dulce Flores Ponce
Email address: dfp@pl-a.nl

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