Senior Ethanol Trader

Senior Ethanol Trader

Amsterdam, Netherlands



Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a SENIOR ETHANOL TRADER to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 


Turning opportunities into solutions – that’s the specialty of STX’s Front Office. Our team works across various domains, including electricity, renewable gas, carbon offsets, biofuels and energy efficiency. We engage with clients in different markets and countries on a daily basis, and it’s our job to understand their needs and translate them into effective, efficient solutions. To maintain STX’s position as market leader in the fast-changing environmental commodities field, we are continuously capitalizing on new opportunities and optimizing our offering.


“Sustainable fuels play an integral role in STX’ environmental commodity portfolio: Globally, they will be critical for decarbonizing both transport and hard-to-abate sectors. Over the last 10 years we have built a top-tier team, combining extraordinary trading, operational, analytical, and sustainability skills, and we will keep expanding to add new products and capabilities.”
–  Koen Heesbeen, Global Head of Biofuels Trading


As a Senior Ethanol Trader, you will play an important role in the further roll out of the Fuel Ethanol trading activities at STX and you would be in of shaping the future strategy for the book. In this highly competitive market, you’ll constantly engage with buyers and sellers to fully grasp their needs and apply strategic thinking to tailor-made solutions that cater to these requirements. This role entails exposure to a broad spectrum of stakeholders, both internally and externally. By working strategically to offer clients sustainable solutions, you genuinely help them move forward towards a greener future.  


  • Building out and leading global ethanol trading activities
  • Setting product strategy, tracking and analyzing product streams
  • Mapping and developing business opportunities within the industry from scratch
  • Generating cross desk trading opportunities with ethanol-related products
  • Becoming the main information source for your product and client portfolio


  • Extensive commercial experience in a dynamic trading environment
  • Experience with business development and complex transactions is preferred
  • Fluent English speaker, any other language is a plus
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the European fuel ethanol markets ideally in combination with exposure to other environmental commodities-related products
  • Strong problem solver
  • Affinity with finance and deal structuring
  • Strong commercial drive and a proactive attitude
  • Living in or willing to relocate to Amsterdam


Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department at

STX Group offers equal employment opportunity. Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated. 

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Compensation and benefits

Assistance with relocation to the respective office location

Competitive remuneration package

Pension scheme contributions

Sport and training opportunities

Strong focus on personal and professional development

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