Lumber Trader

  • 315-407 Rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2G3, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Canadian Wood Products is a Montreal-headquartered lumber trading business with satellite offices in Quebec City, Prévost, Vancouver, Toronto and Pittsburg. We have been active throughout North America since 2010 and are a division on McGill St Laurent, a diversified commodity trading firm.

We are currently seeking an experienced lumber trader who will contribute their industry insight and proven commodity trading skills to help us aggressively expand our business. The position requires a team-player who is proactive, results-oriented and self-motivated.

Job Description

  • Trading softwood and industrial lumber across North America;
  • Proactively developing new trading opportunities and supply sources;
  • Monitoring market trends to capitalize on trading opportunities;
  • Working with other traders on deals;
  • Cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers and clients while ensuring close cooperation with the operations and logistics team to ensure smooth and timely trades.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience in commodities trading;
  • Proof of a successful and profitable track record on a physical lumber trading desk;
  • Existing relationships with sawmills and end-buyers;
  • Experience in the development and coordination of the lumber supply chain;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Degree or diploma in a Forestry, Construction or Business program (Asset);
  • Practical forestry/construction experience (Asset);
  • English (Essential), French (Asset).

Additional Information

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive base salary and commission plan;
  • Pension contribution;
  • Insurance package;
  • We offer a fast-paced, fun and down-to-earth working environment as well as beautiful, spacious and modern offices.

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive base salary and commission plan;
  • Pension contribution;
  • Insurance package.

We offer a fast-paced, fun and down-to-earth working environment as well as beautiful, spacious and modern offices.