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Careers

We offer an exciting and diverse range of careers across our global business. 

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OUR WORK CULTURE

Meet our people

Our culture is defined by teamwork, innovation and a determination to succeed. Our people make a significant impact in supplying the world with the energy and commodities it needs today, as well as playing a vital role in the energy transition to a lower carbon future.

 

Hear from employees around the world talk about their roles, what makes Trafigura successful and why it’s a unique place to work.

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“Our flat management structure and open culture help us manage risk effectively”

Jennie Chen

Operations Manager, Copper Concentrates – Shanghai, China

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“We've always needed teamwork. We've always needed foresight. That's what makes the business work.”

Allistair MacLellan

Deals Desk Team Lead - Calgary, Canada

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“We place great emphasis on encouraging personal growth within our employees.”

Alexis David

HR Business Partner - Calgary, Canada

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“I am able to understand what local and small-scale miners need and help them to grow.”

Juan Delger

Graduate, Metals and Minerals Operations - Montevideo, Uruguay

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“I connect data points and communicate that global picture to my broader team.”

Peyton Pawlusiak

Former Graduate and Oil Research Analyst – Houston, US

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“Metals impact energy in a crucial way and are the means to achieve the energy transition.”

Georgios Stamopoulos

Team Leader, Metals & Minerals Operations – Athens, Greece

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Join Trafigura’s global team

We offer career opportunities across multiple disciplines and for people with all levels of experience. Whether you are starting out in your career or are an experienced professional looking for a new challenge, apply today to work alongside some of the best talent in the industry.

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DEVELOP WITH US

Early-career opportunities

Find out about our world-class Apprenticeship and Graduate programmes for high-performing, motivated and open-minded school and university leavers seeking to kick-start and fast-track their careers in commodity trading and supply chain management.

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NEW HORIZONS

Global trading opportunities

Joining one of our commercial teams in oil and petroleum products, gas and power, metals and minerals, shipping and chartering or carbon provides successful applicants with an unrivalled opportunity to take their existing skills and knowledge to the next level and to reach their full potential.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Embracing workforce diversity for innovation and success

We value individuals from diverse backgrounds and with different perspectives. Embracing diversity fosters innovation, creativity, and better decision-making.

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Locations

Spotlight on our main locations

We work across more than 50 locations worldwide, with nine key regional hubs. Our global footprint provides a wide range of opportunities for professional growth, cultural diversity and international collaboration in an exciting and varied workplace. 

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Houston

Houston is the centre of the US oil industry and a vibrant, multicultural city. It offers world-class-arts, sports and award-winning cuisine.

 

Our Houston office is situated in the heart of the city’s business district and is Trafigura’s primary headquarters for commercial teams working across North and Latin America.

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Geneva

Nestled near the Alps on Switzerland's western border with France, Geneva is situated at the southern tip of one of the largest lakes in Europe with easy access to multiple ski resorts.

 

The city is recognised as a global hub for international diplomacy and banking and is admired for its cosmopolitan and multicultural feel. Our Geneva office is one of our largest global offices, with all our commercial teams and key functions represented. 

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Singapore

Situated on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula with four major communities, Singapore offers a rich tapestry of traditions making it a melting pot of global influences, with a renowned culinary scene. Despite its skyscrapers, nearly half of its land area is lush greenery.

 

Our Singapore office is situated in the bustling Raffles Place financial district and serves as Trafigura’s Asia Pacific headquarters.

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Calgary

Calgary is known for its energy industry, rodeos, ice hockey, the Canadian-Pacific railway and its close proximity to several national parks in the neighbouring Rocky Mountains.

 

The third most populated city in Canada, Calgary has been ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world. Our Calgary office is fast growing and is situated in the city’s bustling business district.

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Montevideo

Situated along Montevideo Bay, Uruguay’s capital city boasts large parks, tree-lined streets, beaches, vibrant nightlife and a thriving culinary scene.

 

Our purpose-built regional office for Latin America is located in Montevideo’s Zonamerica business park.

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Athens

Conveniently located for global travel between East and West, Athens lies at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa and offers a unique blend of rich history, lively neighbourhoods and a Mediterranean lifestyle.

 

Our Athens office manages a large percentage of Trafigura’s shipping operations and shipping-related administration including claims and payments. The office also has growing Operations and Deals Desk departments.

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city and main economic hub. The city’s cosmopolitan atmosphere is enriched by its diverse population.

 

Our Johannesburg office is situated in Sandton’s Central Business District  which offers excellent shopping, restaurants and bars.

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Mumbai

Mumbai is India’s principal financial and business centre with historic monuments and modern buildings in a vibrant city.

 

Our Mumbai office is Trafigura’s largest with over 700 employees, located in the thriving Bandra Kurla Complex business and residential district.

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Shanghai

Located on the southern estuary of the Yangtze River, Shanghai is renowned for its Lujiazui skyline, museums, historic buildings, cuisine and vibrant international flair. It is a major global city and international trade hub.

 

Our Shanghai office is situated in the city’s Pudong financial district and serves as a regional hub. 

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