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Coal/Coke Trader, Switzerland

Job Reference: RS0918A

Job Title: Coal/Coke Trader, Switzerland

Location: Europe

Product: Shipping

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a commodities trading company in Switzerland looking to expand their coal trading desk.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for trading physical coal and coke in the European and international markets
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with international suppliers as well as customers and end users
  • Create and develop trading and marketing strategies based on market trends and changes
  • Negotiate and finalise contracts and supply agreements with customers, whilst working closely with the operational and logistics team to ensure timely and smooth trades
  • Reports into Head of Coal Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in trading coal and/or coke (metallurgical, thermal, steam, coking, petcoke) in the international markets
  • Strong knowledge of the global coal markets
  • Knowledge of bulk shipping operations (documentations, principles, Incoterms, shipping routes etc.) and hedging strategies
  • Educated to degree level
  • Located in and eligible to work in Switzerland


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 or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.