CURRENTLY SEEKING:
   If interested, please call and/or send a resume for internal review. Our policy is NOT to send any out without approval. Contact: George H. Stein, CFA, Managing Director, Commodity Talent LLC  +1 646 205-3557 +1 917 545-9850   ghstein@commoditytalent.com Skype/Twitter: georgehstein 
 

 

Oil Refinery Operations Optimization Manager. The client, a merchant East Coast refiner, is seeking an experienced refinery professional skilled in optimizing crude oil inputs and refined products outputs for maximal commercial results. Strong candidates will have a refinery process engineering background and 5-10- years' industry experience with 2+ years in the role. The individual will have a sophisticated and detailed knowledge of refineries, including liner and non-linear programming. He or she must be able to work with refinery operation professionals and commercial managers to calibrate processes for optimum profitability, adding perhaps 25-50 cents a barrel from baseline runs. The role calls for a diplomatic yet firm-minded person who is able to bring about change, get things done while preserving harmony among stakeholders. Competitive compensation.

 

Commodity Niche PMs for Multi-Strat Fund: Have you built a better mousetrap? Do you hunt off the beaten track? The client, an established commodity asset manager, is building a multi-strat fund that will fill a gap left by the giants that hunt in major markets populated by hordes of PMs deploying well-wrought but standard strategies. Not their type at all. Instead, quirky PMs with niche markets and/or strategies are welcome. Pedigree important but results are paramount. Show us what you got!

 

International Oil Company seeks Northam Crude Pipeline Trader, Northam Crude Pipeline Scheduler, Demurrage Analyst.  The client, an international oil company, is seeking to boost its physical crude trading team in Houston. Team move possible. 

 

Ags Desk Quant Strategist/Trader for Bulge Bracket. The client, a Wall Street Bulge Bracket investment bank with an expanding commodity unit, is seeking to add firepower to its ags desk at the associate or vice president level. Programing (Python or R) proficiency required for role that combines large dataset analysis programing and the opportunity to trade (secondary to research type). Trading would be prop and some client. Candidates welcome with systematic trading background or quant strategy who are interested/have experience in overlaying with fundamental analysis. Ags and tradehouse background a plus.  

 

Clean Products Trader for Major Oil Company. Strong candidates will have 5+ years industry experience with 2 years trading both physical clean products and financial commodities in the domestic and international trading markets. Physical products include gasoline, diesel, heating oil, renewable fuels and RINS.  Physical trading activity, both spot and term, is in pursuit of both optimal system supply and trading profits.  A professional who develops trading strategies, initiates and manages physical and financial positions for profit, focuses on supply portfolio, manages price exposure for system and trading positions and proposes relevant risk management and hedging strategies.  Accountable for optimization of supply for retail system requirements and for book trading positions profit/loss. 

 

Heavyhitter Prop Power, Distillates PMs for Major Hedge Fund: The client, a well-known hedge fund, is seeking PMs with successful, sizeable and verifable track records at pedigreed firms. Candidates must have proven ability to work independently of the infrastructure and informational flow at a large organization. Fixed percentage of PnL. Location flexible.

 

FTR Prop Trader for Fund. Candidates welcome with successful record prop trading FTRs. Experience in PJM, MISO a plus but other regions welcome.

 

Hedge Fund Commodity Research Analyst adept at fundamental research across multiple commodity sectors for absolute-return commodities macro fund. Candidates should be skilled at supply-demand model building, able to formulate and integrate signals for arbitrage opportunities, as well as other relevant quantitative skills and sector-specific knowledge. Base comp range $100,000-$125,000, with discretionary bonus.

 

Hedge Fund Commodity Systematic Trader for absolute-return fund. Must have demonstrated ability to formulate and build profitable and original algorithmic trading systems that may include high-frequency/low-latency trades, incorporate social media signals and technical analysis, as well as other methodologies. Exceptional quantitative skills required. Seeking “rising stars” -- demonstrated outstanding academic and/or professional accomplishments with 3-5 years’ experience at pedigreed firms. They must be able to work within a team, have an entrepreneurial spirit, an inquiring mind, steadiness of character and sterling integrity. Base comp range: $100,000-$200,000. Bonus: 7-8% of personal book, plus discretionary bonus based on trader contribution to the overall firm and the results of the firm as a whole.

 

Hedge Fund Fixed Income, Equity, Currency Trader for absolute-return fund. Must have demonstrated and verifiable profitable track record. Skills and background should include use of S/D research and models, technical analysis, systematic trading. Seeking “rising stars” -- demonstrated outstanding academic and/or professional accomplishments with 3-5 years’ experience at pedigreed firms. They must be able to work within a team, have an entrepreneurial spirit, an inquiring mind, steadiness of character and sterling integrity. Base comp range: $100,000-$200,000. Bonus: 7-8% of personal book, plus discretionary bonus based on trader contribution to the overall firm and the results of the firm as a whole.  

 

Coffee Sales Traders for Import Houses seeking US expansion. Seeking seasoned business development professionals with 8+ years selling to mid-size and up roasters. Competitive compensation based on performance.

 

Break Into Commodities – Commodity Trade Accountant: Junior. In what could be a career-starting role, the client, an expanding physical metals trading firm, is seeking recent college graduates with 1-3 years accounting experience to assist controller with bookkeeping, accounts payable/receivable, trade books, quarterly reports. Must know Quickbooks. Compensation: $45,000-$60,000.

 

European Prop Crude Oil Athletes for Merchant House: The client, a well-known merchant trading firm, is seeking European Crude Oil Traders with superior track records at pedigreed firms. Pan-Europe as well as NWE and Med focus welcome. Candidates preferred from oil majors, investment banks, merchants, funds. Small teams OK. London.

 

Commodity Brokers – Solos or Teams: The client, a well-known broker, is seeking to build its commodity markets brokerage. Brokers or teams welcome with solid track records and portable books. New York.

 

Rising Star for Merchant Trader -- European Energy Trader (Gas, Power, Coal): The client, a well-known merchant trading firm, is seeking a European Energy trader and/or analyst. Preferred candidates will have quantitative skills, understand physical markets and 3-6 years experience trading or strategizing multiple geographic and commodity markets involving European power, gas and coal. Profitable prop experience either as trader or strategist required. Candidates welcome from hedge funds, merchant trading firms, banks, prop shops, utilities, energy companies. Strong candidates will be self-starters able to work well in teams, with excellent communication skills internally and externally. More experienced candidates considered. London.