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Base Metal Traffic Manager

Job Reference: RS0405B

Job Title: Base Metal Traffic Manager

Location: US&Canada

Product: Metals

Role: Operations & Logistics

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 leading trading group looking for a traffic manager for their metals team in Manhattan, NY

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for the traffic operations for base metal products (aluminium, zinc, lead, copper and concentrates) including the physical execution of supply chain, contract execution and documentation
  • Liaising with all points of the supply chain, including clients, surveyors, brokers, agents, banks etc. to maintain timely handling of execution of supply chain
  • Handling claims management issues and any risk management issues regarding logistics procedures
  • Providing support and assistance to the physical trading team and working in close collaboration with the middle and back offices to ensure smooth execution of the supply chain
  • Reports to team leader

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 8+ years’ experience in traffic operations focused on trading of base metals (aluminium, zinc, lead, copper, concentrates etc.)
  • Good understanding of all logistics documentation, including shipping terms, cargo insurance, Letters of Credit and Letters of Indemnity, as well as excellent understanding of Incoterms 2010
  • Experience and knowledge of global trading and shipping routes
  • Experience in trucking/ rail
  • Located in New York, or willing 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.