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Base Metals Traffic Manager, Switzerland

Redstone Commodity Search
Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
CHF 120,000 - CHF 170,000
February 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a metals trading company looking for a traffic manager for their office in Zurich.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• Responsible for traffic operations for aluminium products / base metals concentrates

• Ensure timely handling of contract execution and documentation and liaise with clients as well as surveyors, brokers, agents, banks etc. to manage the delivery of the products

• Responsible for the claims management and risk mitigation of the logistics procedures

• Work closely with the middle and back office and provide assistance to the physical trading team

• Reports into the General Manager

Key Qualifications / Experience

• 5+ years’ experience in base metals traffic operations (aluminium; zinc, lead or copper concentrates)

• Excellent understanding of Incoterms 2010, Letters of Credit, Letters of Indemnity, shipping terms and handling of cargo insurance

• Strong knowledge of international trade and shipping routes as well as very good organisational skills and a team player attitude

• Fluency in English and German, Spanish language skills would be a plus

• Located in Zurich or happy to relocate (CH citizenship or work permit is preferred)

For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Commodity Search ltd works with their licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH. All candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

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