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Commodity Market Analyst


London, LND, GB

Req ID:  26641
Date:  Sep 26, 2021

Tate & Lyle Sugars has a rich history in sugars and syrups produced from sugar cane. In October 2010, American Sugar Holdings (ASR Group) acquired the EU sugar refining businesses of Tate & Lyle PLC, namely Tate & Lyle Sugars in the UK and Sidul in Portugal.


ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.



  • Working directly for the Manager Market Analysis as part of ASR’s global analytical team headed by the VP Market Analysis.
  • Assessing, reconciling and generating data on sugar trade flows.
  • Assessing, reconciling and generating data on the global freight market, natural gas market and carbon markets.
  • Analysis and processing of data from third party service providers and reconciliation with public data sources. 
  • Active monitoring of vessels movements using BMAP/Reuters and proprietary freight market insights originated by the wider Global Sugars Group team.



  • Primary data capture within the analytical team.
  • Support ASR Market Analysts team and wider group as required in all areas.



Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The capture, origination, management and manipulation of relevant data in excel and power BI. Very strong excel skills are required as well as a rigorous analytical approach, a commitment to data integrity and a flexibility of approach.
  • Developing and leveraging group knowledge as part of a global analytical team.

Risk Accountabilities:

  • Comply with the Trading Risk Policy.



  • Excellent numerical, analytical skills and an inquisitive approach.
  • Attention to detail and time management.
  • Ability to work constructively with in-house stakeholders.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong interest in data/data science.
  • Strong statistical background.



  • Positive attitude and a genuine interest in generating first hand market intelligence.
  • Knowledge of computer programming (e.g. Python, SQL, Matlab, Power BI, etc.) would be helpful as the role requires extensive data management.
  • Familiarity with either Bloomberg or Reuters is preferable.



  • Degree level essential preferably with A-levels in Maths, Science or Economics.



  • Competitive basic salary
  • Eligible for the agile working policy 
  • Discounted shopping offers
  • 26 days plus bank holiday annual leave
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance



At Tate & Lyle Sugars, the group's values are the cornerstone of our success.

Leadership - our goal is to be the leader in every arena in which we compete. Teamwork - our strength is magnified when we work together. Integrity - honesty and trust are the foundation of our success.Service - we know that the people and communities in which we operate are crucial partners to our success. Sustainability - the member companies of ASR Group are committed to sustainable agricultural and business practices.