Florida Crystals Corporation Commodity Market Analyst in Yonkers, New York
ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal and Italy. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.
The Commodity Market Analyst position will work within the ASR Global Sugars Group (GSG) and will report directly to the Research Manager. This role will have a specific focus on NAFTA sugar markets. GSG is responsible for purchasing raw sugar for ASR Group’s refineries and managing the associated price risks. ASR must have extensive knowledge of the markets in which it operates; it is the responsibility of GSG analysts to continuously maintain and improve market data in support of vital decision making that will impact the business. The Commodity Market Analyst will be responsible for gathering, organizing and manipulating detailed trade data. In addition, the Commodity Market Analyst will support the Research Manager in the preparation of internal reports and presentations as needed. This is an entry-level role that provides the opportunity for an ambitious and numerate individual to gain exceptional insight into the functioning of one of the world’s most volatile and complex commodity markets and work within a fast paced, market-leading global team.
ESSENTIAL EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s degree in statistics, business, mathematics, agricultural science or economics plus at least 6-12 months of applicable market/data analysis experience (internship experience is acceptable)
Detailed Roles and Responsibilities
Supports the Research Manager in gathering data and data manipulation
Originates new sources of primary data and information
Assists in the preparation of presentation materials, including written reports, Microsoft Excel based charts and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Prioritizes and manages multiple projects simultaneously and follows through on tasks in a timely manner
Assists in the company’s data collection from USDA, Government Of Mexico (GOM), and other areas of research
Assists in data collection for U.S. raw sugar supply & demand reporting
Assists in managing refinery specific raw sugar inventory reports
ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)
Data Analysis/Numeracy- Makes effective use of tools and technology to analyze numerical data (e.g., spreadsheets, calculators).
Analytical Approach – An inquisitive mind with a curious, logical and intellectual approach to acquiring, evaluating and communicating the impact of fundamental market information.
Strong general IT skills – Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
Execution – Attentive to detail.
Energy – A positive approach to continuous and complex business challenges in a fast-paced environment. The persistence to deliver solutions despite obstacles and/or competing priorities.
Flexibility/Emotional resilience – The ability to adapt to change and different approaches quickly and positively; able to address setbacks or ambiguity; deal effectively with a variety of people and situations.
Teamwork/Collaboration – A strong team player with a positive attitude and a customer focused approach; enthusiasm for shared team objectives and the ability to work as part of a global team and sensitive to local cultural differences.
Personal organization – Candidate must be a self-starter, detail oriented, reliable and resourceful.
Communication – Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Full Benefits Package including healthcare insurance, 401k, CAP Program, dental and vision plans
Relocation package will be considered, if applicable
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.