Commercial Graduate/Trainee (German Speaking)


For our office headquartered in Rotterdam we are currently looking for a:

Commercial Graduate (native German speaker)

As a Commercial Graduate you get a starting position in our commercial team. For two years you will work on various projects and have different responsibilities in the Oleochemicals department which is involved in the trading, production and sales of a wide range of products. Additionally, you will be actively involved in all operational aspects of the businesses, including inbound and outbound logistics.

For this job we are looking for a graduate with prior work experience,  who should become a stable factor within our commercial department. You will be exposed to all aspects of the commodities business while contributing actively in the day-to-day activities. 

Tentative start date for this position will be September 1st, 2021 or December 1st, 2021.

Main responsibilities are to:

  • Assist in pricing and purchases of materials
  • Monitor trading positions and stocks
  • Gather and analyse market data and report on that
  • Contribute in the development of new businesses
  • Handle sales to designated accounts
  • Support the Business (Unit) Managers
  • Take part in or manage projects when assigned to.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • A Master’s degree in Economics/Business Administration/International Business/Chemical Engineering/Agricultural Science or related fields.
  • Prior experience of at least 1 year in a commodity trading, sales or finance environment as a first job or through an extensive internship period.
  • A pro-active attitude and eagerness to learn, well-developed analytical and strong communication skills.
  • A commercial mindset and the ability to cope with pressure and unpredictable situations.
  • A native German speaker with a good command of the English and language, other languages are a preference
  • Well-developed skills in MS Office (especially Excel)

We offer you: 

Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international working environment. We appreciate it if our employees take the initiative and offer new ideas in addition to taking on full responsibility and ownership. Integrity, Excellence, Passion, Quality, Safety, Teamwork and Innovation, are the core values Wilmar stands for.

Wilmar Europe is growing rapidly and is regularly searching for ambitious professionals seeking a career in our  organization. We believe our employees  make the difference. Wilmar Europe offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package. 

If you are interested in this vacancy and in working for our company, please send your curriculum vitae and motivation in the English language via our website For more information on Wilmar you can also check on our international website

Acquisition for this advertisement is not appreciated. 


Wilmar Europe is growing significantly and has a demand for ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; this is the reason why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success. Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international work environment. We appreciate if our employees take their own initiative and bring in new ideas, next to taking responsibility.
Our European headquarters is in the city centre of Rotterdam near the Central Station.

For recruitment agencies:

We have made a conscious decision to do the recruitment ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask you to not forward any candidates, as we will not accept their applications.

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