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Assoc Director Commodity

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Job Details:


This position is responsible for trading on the Tyson Central Hedge Desk and management of commodity risk management programs such as trading across grain, energy, and food grade markets. In addition, this position ensures timing of hedge liquidations to business unit input buys or finished goods sales programs. Facilitates positions with finance teams to ensure accuracy; report closed results and back testing of risk management strategies; facilitates cash settlements of OTC products. This position also develops and maintains risk management models and hedge tools and grows business relationships with external counterparties such as information providers like brokers, banks, and research entities like Bloomberg and leverages these centers of knowledge to provide commentary and opinion of market in all appropriate settings such as Business Unit meetings, weekly risk management meetings, and daily morning meetings and provides personal analysis and trade recommendations to the VP as appropriate.


Education/Certifications: Finance, economics, or similar degree required with specialized certification or training preferrable

Experience: 7+ years of applicable experience and education

Computer Skills: Advanced Microsoft capabilities with necessary knowledge of trade systems

Communication Skills: High written and verbal communication and presentation skills required

Special Skills: Derivate market and trade knowledge

Travel: 3-5 trips per year

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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