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Base Metals Concentrates Traffic Manager, Zurich

Job Reference: RS0671A

Job Title: Base Metals Concentrates Traffic Manager, Zurich

Location: Europe

Product: Metals

Role: Operations & Logistics, Other

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a commodity trading company looking to add a base metals concentrates traffic manager to their team in Zurich, Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • In charge of executing and overseeing the lifecycle of orders from receipt to closure (sales and purchase contracts, shipping documentation, letters of credit, insurance claims) of base metal concentrates, primarily zinc (Zn), lead (Pb) and copper (Cu).
  • Responsible for managing the relationship with suppliers and customers to keep them informed on the status of their orders and to increase customer satisfaction
  • Handle logistics operations including managing transportation from ports and warehouses, and coordinating with logistics companies
  • Use solid understanding of the penalties and premiums surrounding concentrate products to optimise daily and long term operations
  • Reports into Operations Manager

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a commodities traffic operations role, handling metal concentrates (copper, zinc, lead, nickel etc.)
  • Familiar with handling international shipping documentation (L/Cs), sales and purchase contracts as well as sound understanding of different trade and customs regulations
  • Good knowledge of ERP software
  • Fluency in English
  • Located in/near Zurich (Switzerland) or happy to relocate


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

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 commodities@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.