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Aluminium Trader/Sales

Job Reference: RS0732

Job Title: Aluminium Trader/Sales

Location: Asia Pacific

Product: Metals

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a global metals producer looking to hire an Aluminium Sales Officer to join the team in China.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for expanding the sales of physical primary aluminium products in China with a major focus on billets/alloys and related casthouse products
  • Find and execute export processing opportunities for primary metal to be converted to VAP’s and semi-finished products in China for export markets
  • Establish and maintain excellent customer relationships through communication, contract negotiation, visits, handling enquiries etc. to enhance the overall commercial success of the China trading book
  • Use commercial expertise within the aluminium sector in China to maximise the efficiency of the companies overall supply chain, in addition to establishing risk assessments for book optimisation
  • Reports into the Head of China

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 3+ years’ experience trading or selling primary aluminium products (billets/alloys, scrap a benefit) ideally within a trading organisation so there is a full understanding of the entire supply chain/back to back process (can also consider salesperson from relevant producer)
  • An established network of clients and strong relationships with relevant aluminium customers/suppliers across China
  • Import/export tolling operations experience, as well as expertise with INCOTERMS 2010, LME/SHFE hedging and other trade/finance techniques
  • Must be fluent in Mandarin and English
  • Located in Beijing or happy to relocate

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.