Trainee Trade Day



Took place on May. 30, 2024

Subscriptions closed on May. 13, 2024

Do you want to join a leading international trading firm, active in agricultural commodities in the feed, food and fuel industry? Then your career in trade can start at Cefetra!

On Thursday May 30th we will organize our traditional Trainee Trade Day where we recruit our new colleague in Trade. This selection day can be the perfect kickstart for a career in international trade. On this day, you will be challenged on several topics. Do you have the eye to spot the golden opportunity? Are you willing to take the risk if the reward is right? Do you play to win? Then our Trainee Trade Day on May 30th is where you want to be!

At the end of this day, our final candidate will receive a contract as our new Trainee Trade and will start his or her exploration of the various pathways in our growing company.

Who we are
The Cefetra Group consists of various agricultural and food ingredients trading and supply chain management companies, with leading brands within the ingredients business. Collectively we employ over 600 people across 35 offices in 20 countries around the world. We work closely together to guarantee the best possible service to our customers. We develop supply chains with suppliers and create value by sourcing raw materials and supplying those to the international food and feed industry. Cefetra Group is part of the German, stock listed BayWa group of companies. Check out our corporate movie here.

The job

As Trainee Trade you will learn all about the international Agri commodity trade. First you will start your career at the logistics department to get a thorough understanding of our supply chains. From there onwards your trade career will progress in steps up until the point where you will become a trader at Cefetra! You will understand the main drivers of profit and loss in the industry and consequently take commercial decisions to generate revenue. You will know how to work with the supply and demand fundamentals and how to collaborate with all our stakeholders.

You are

Most important is that you can be critical and precise, but also pragmatic when needed. To be successful within Cefetra, it is important to have a ‘self-starter’ mentality, be open minded, curious and entrepreneurial. In addition, you can identify with the following requirements:

  • You finished your study in the field of economics, econometrics or business
  • You are interested in commodity trading and the Agri business
  • You are available to start in September
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, both verbal and written

Our offer

A unique opportunity to work within a fast-growing multinational. We are always open for a conversation to discuss your individual needs, but please note we offer the following:

  • an excellent package of primary & secondary working conditions which includes a good base salary, holiday allowance and an attractive bonus.
  • our colleagues are our most important ingredient. We support your career by investing in your development, both in your knowledge as well as on your other skills.
  • an office located at one of the most beautiful locations in central Rotterdam overlooking the Maas and Erasmus bridge with plenty of social activities and excellent coffee.

If this sounds like you

Interested in the trainee trade day? Please apply below before the 13th of May and we will contact you in the week of 13th of May. If you have questions, contact Jur Lemmers our Talent Acquisition Partner via +31 6 2520 3984 or He will be happy to tell you more about this opportunity and the recruitment process.

We work with a selection of agencies, and we are not looking to add more to our list, so please do not contact us or send us resumes. We will not accept terms or conditions that are sent with resumes without our approval.