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Czarnikow Overview

London, England
51 to 200 employees
1861
Company - Private
Brokerage Services
£25 to £50 million (GBP) per year
At Czarnikow, we deliver effective supply chain, pricing and financing services for all our clients. We use our specialist networks and knowledge to manage the most sustainable, efficient and cost-effective movement of products for our clients.

Company Updates

  • Last week was this year's #StrategyWeek here at Czarnikow. We've shared new ideas, reviewed projects and reconnected with the core strategies at the heart of everything we do. As we move into some new and exciting chapters for the company, it was encouraging to be reminded of the teamwork, entrepreneurship and support that runs through the business. We'd like to thank our colleagues from around the world who travelled to #London to take part in the week, and also to everyone who worked hard to implement last year's strategic aims and envision this year's. #strategy #business #company #teamwork

  • Yesterday we had our last Summer walking tour with Cotours - a fascinating walk around the City of London learning about the history of commodities trading in the area. Did you know that the London Stock Exchange started in Jonathan's Coffee-House? Pineapples, which we have started to work with as part of our expansion into ingredients, were once one of the most sought-after signifiers of wealth and were even hired out by the hour! 🍍 There was so much to discover on our doorstep - what stories are there from your city's history? #london #coffee #walk #didyouknow #history

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Czarnikow – Why Work With Us?


We use our specialist networks and knowledge to manage the most sustainable, efficient and cost-effective movement of products for our clients.

BUY, SELL AND MOVE
 
We buy, sell and move unrefined (raw) sugar, refined (white) sugar, ingredients and packaging for industrial food and beverage companies, producers, and processors.
 
ADVISE, ARRANGE AND DERISK
 
We provide financing, pricing, supply chain and sustainability services to create value and reduce the risks of moving products on behalf of our clients. We also have a specialised Corporate Finance team.
 

Our values reinforce the culture which underpins our success as an organisation. We use them to support and drive all of our business activities.

  • BUILDING STRONG RELATIONSHIPS
  • EMBRACING CHANGE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • INVESTING IN OUR TEAM
  • ACTING RESPONSIBLY AND WITH INTEGRITY


STRENGTH IN TEAMWORK

Our employees can gain rapid exposure to a variety of disciplines in teams around the world. 

A CULTURE OF EMPOWERMENT

Our culture of empowerment and openness to change makes our people feel trusted, motivated and supported to perform to their full potential. Our four core values underpin the way we expect people to do things and influence our ability to recruit and retain high-quality people.

QUALITY PEOPLE

Our agile and hard-working teams accrue world-leading expertise across all aspects of our business, which is critical to deliver value and excellent service to our clients. It also allows our employees to gain international experience and learn cross-functional skills early on in their careers.

EXCITING WORKPLACE

We focus on making Czarnikow a rewarding and exciting place to work, driven by our belief that spending money to achieve this is an investment and not a cost. Our work environment is fast-moving, culturally stimulating and has a strong teamwork philosophy, all of which suits self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit.

GRADUATES AND INTERNSHIPS

Czarnikow provides a range of intern and Graduate positions, which have been specially created to give you the best possible start to your career. We offer:

  • Real responsibility and experience from day one
  • A supportive environment with opportunities for training
  • Intern group projects
  • Opportunities to grow your career with Czarnikow

We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities in which we operate. Our employment policies, including a commitment to equal opportunity, are designed to attract and retain high calibre people, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability, nationality or sexual orientation.

As one of the world’s leading sugar supply chain companies, we have offices in 12 countries across the globe. This allows us to work with hundreds of clients all over the world, and trade millions of tonnes of sugar annually. We enjoy building networks with global clients and our colleagues around the world.

So what is the experience of a Czarnikow employee? We sat down with employees to find out.

Doug - Associate Director of Trading - London

Raine, Trader (Derivatives), Singapore

Fernando and Thiago, Corporate Finance - Sao Paulo

Jayshree, Head of Trade Finance - London

Randy, Trader - Singapore

To meet more of our team, you can head over to our Youtube channel.


Czarnikow Reviews

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    Current Employee - Trade Finance in London, England
    Current Employee - Trade Finance in London, England
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    I have been working at Czarnikow full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Open people to work with
    Open space
    People open to teaching you

    Cons

    More open-minded to home office

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Czarnikow Photos

Czarnikow photo of: Will volunteering with Bhubesi Pride
Czarnikow photo of: Sophisticated price risk management solutions
Czarnikow photo of: Czarnikow globally sources and supplies ingredients as diverse as the grapes shown in this image
Czarnikow photo of: Czarnikow has access to a global network of warehousing facilities
Czarnikow photo of: Robin Cave, CEO
Czarnikow photo of: Brazilian cane field
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Czarnikow Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in London, England
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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Czarnikow (London, England) in September 2019.

    Interview

    Two interviews, first was technical / competency based and the second focused more on company and team fit with some but to a lesser degree of competency questions.

    What I liked about both interviews is that the structure was more of a discussion than direct questions and answers so with a more relaxed, chatty approach I feel the interviewers got the best out of you and were able to see the real person rather than perhaps hearing pre rehearsed scripted answers.

    Interview Questions

    • Several regarding how would you react in this situation etc   1 Answer
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