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Base Metals Trader

Job Reference: RS0569A

Job Title: Base Metals Trader

Location: Asia Pacific

Product: Metals

Role: Trading

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 an international trading house seeking a base metals trader in their Shanghai office.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Trade international and domestic business to maximise the global profit of the base metals team with a strong focus on copper and nickel
  • Allocate long and short positions within the related entities and co-ordinate regional trading activity with the global team
  • Directly responsible for personal PnL and upkeep of the base metals import/export book, while liaising with the financing and risk control departments to set up new customer relationships
  • Manage the import/export position with both upstream and downstream counterparties in China and wider APAC region, whilst managing the traffic positions of the daily operations in contract execution
  • Reports into the Senior VP

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in commodity trading and operations, with 8 years in total on international commercial import/export business
  • Strong knowledge of base metals/concentrates/bulk
  • English and Mandarin language skills are essential
  • Knowledge of warehousing, finance, accounting and risk management is preferable
  • Located in Shanghai 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.