10470 Director of Trading & Risk

Energy Recruiters | PA

Posted Date 3/25/2020

Energy Recruiters has partnered with a Premier Engineering & Manufacturing Organization in pursuit to find a Director of Trading & Risk.



Commensurate with experience plus bonus, medical/dental, 401K, relocation and more






Work with business units to identify and analyze relevant exposures and propose effective trading strategies to present to senior management.  Upon approval, follow up with implementation and execution internally and in the external marketplace

Take lead risk management advisory and execution role in addressing commodity and fx impact of acquisitions, divestitures, new strategies, and customer long term agreements. Collect, analyze and provide key market technical and fundamental data, as well as competitive intelligence information to internal customers and all levels of management

Utilizing an in-house CTRM platform, collect price exposure from various operating locations, maintain integrity of this data, and net the internal exposures to optimize external trading costs and coverage. 

Work closely with derivatives controller to ensure that accurate financial results are delivered to the locations based on their pricing activity.

Utilizing Bloomberg chat and other electronic platforms, execute commodity swaps with counterparts to offset business unit price exposures.  Achieve best pricing through trading strategies and mix of counterparties and competitive RFQ’s. 

Troubleshoot potential errors and resolve in a timely manner. Identify root causes and eliminate potential for repetitive errors. 

Provide guidance related to pricing matters, both specific instances and overall price risk management, to various individuals in the purchasing, sales, finance, and management functions of the business

Ensure audit preparedness and readiness with regards to Sarbanes Oxley and internal audit requirements.  Perform and train others on a regular basis in audit self-assessment test.  Strive to continuously improve meaningfulness of audit tests and automation of procedural checks.



Minimum 10 years of work experience in a financial or supply/trading oriented role.
2+ years specific experience in risk management and trading of base metals for a manufacturing business; fx experience a plus

Master’s degree in quantitative finance or related field

Proven experience recommending and implementing risk management strategies to senior management

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving abilities including financial modeling and analysis.  Broad-based knowledge of financial markets, including forwards, options and swap markets

Understanding of Corporate Finance theory and ability to apply theory to evaluation of complex financial issues

Ability to work with all levels of a global organization and external providers to achieve desired results

Comfort managing dynamic workload and routine processes

Demonstrates ethical and moral behavior; unquestionable integrity and character



Pat Siefert at pats@er-inc.com or 239-444-5280


Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Executive | Finance & Accounting | Refining & Chemicals | Supply & Trading
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | Mid Atlantic | Midwest | Northeast

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