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We’re Family.

Our team at Birmingham International is more than just a team — we’re a family that grows together, both professionally and personally.

Our company is growing, and we’re seeking passionate, driven individuals to work with us in providing top-notch service and solutions for our clients.

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Career Opportunities

  • Commodity Trader Trainee
    Birmingham International Forest Products is a significant player in the wood products industry who has been recognized as one of the premier commodity trading companies to work for. We are looking for a driven individual to join our team as a Trader Trainee, where you will begin to learn the ins and outs of our industry through our development program, while becoming equipped with the necessary tools that lead to success on the trading floor.

    During the training period, we provide our trainees with a base salary and transition them to a 100% uncapped commission role once they hit the trading floor. As a commodity trader at BIFP, you will contribute to our company’s success through the buying and selling of forest products – while providing market intelligence to customers, managing risk and margin, and engaging in business development.

    Our culture is second to none at Birmingham International and the majority of our staff have been with us for more than 15 years. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the best in the industry and be surrounded by like-minded (hard-working, fun) individuals who all have a passion for cultivating a great culture and are engaged in seeing the success of the company grow.

    Responsibilities in the Trainee Development Program:
    • Learn about our industry by working within our logistics department to help grow our transportation network and negotiate freight rates
    • Start building your book of business by networking, qualifying prospects, and cold calling
    • Continuously generate new trading ideas by identifying market trends and opportunities
    • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and provide value through market intelligence
    • Keep a constant up-to-date knowledge of the markets to ensure continuous real-time price discovery

    To thrive in this role, you are:
    • High energy with an entrepreneur spirit
    • Not afraid to pick up the phones and enjoy building client relationships
    • Ambitious, driven and achievement-oriented
    • Strong in problem solving, analytical and mathematical skills
    • Able to perform multiple activities within a fast paced environment
    • Ambitious and have a desire to succeed and manage your own business

    **This is not a remote opportunity and we do not provide sponsorship at this time

Why Birmingham international?

When you work at Birmingham International, you’re part of a built-in community. We believe that by investing in each other, we’re investing in our business, too. We want our clients to get the best version of Birmingham International, and by treating each other with respect and encouraging each other to grow, we’re creating a better product for our clients.

Our Culture

Our team at Birmingham speaks for itself — we work together to cultivate a company culture that exceeds expectations. We believe that community is embodied most by achieving goals together and investing in each other — both at work and outside the office. Our team participates in numerous outdoor adventures from hiking, canoeing, boating and sporting events and many things in between.

Our Benefits

At Birmingham, our team is our priority. We ensure that our team is taken care of, providing benefits such as paid time off, insurance and retirement savings plan.

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If you’re interested in working with us at Birmingham International, we’d love to connect with you. Fill out an application and we’ll be in touch.

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