Assistant Commodity Trader and Logistics Position Available

Basis Commodities

Basis Commodities is actively looking for a full-time assistant commodity trader and logistics to join the team. This is a dynamic role that will give the successful candidate exposure to the wider business operations with a particular focus on procurement, trading and logistics.

This position is a key component to the success of the business providing clients, suppliers and customers with efficient communication and professional execution of domestic and international contracts as well as advisory services.

Day to Day Operations:

  • Purchase and sale of physical and forward contacts
  • Domestic logistics co-ordination
  • Key stakeholder relationship management, growers, bulk handlers, trade counterparts, brokers
  • Contract and inventory management
  • Position and mark-to-market reporting
  • Banking inventory facility reporting
  • Communication internally with stakeholders and externally with clients
  • Regular market intel reporting to the wider business

Business Development, Projects, and Growth:

  • Build scale through existing trading pathways
  • Assist in leveraging niche trading opportunities 
  • Identify and help implement origination & sales opportunities in Australia and other countries
  • Assist Basis Commodities to optimise current clientele / projects / pipeline and look to bring new revenue 
  • Identify trade opportunities in the future
  • Assist Project and Strategy development and execution
  • Provide advisory / consultancy services as applicable to advise clients on supply chain efficiencies


  • Australian grain industry experience in a trading or logistics role
  • Knowledge of grain supply chain and associated costs
  • Understanding of position and MTM reporting
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines

For more information on the position or to apply, please email your CV and Cover letter to

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