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Head of Magnesium Trading, Europe

Job Reference: RS0418B

Job Title: Head of Magnesium Trading, Europe

Location: Europe

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 a global trader of metallurgical commodities and raw materials looking to hire a Head of Magnesium Trading to be based in one of their European locations.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for the physical trade of Magnesium products to customers in machinery and equipment building industries across global markets (Latin America, Europe, South East Asia)
  • Responsible for tactical risk management and hedging exposure of personal book
  • Working closely with execution and operations teams
  • Developing personal network of suppliers and buyers and maximising opportunities for profitable trade
  • Reports into the Head of Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience trading Magnesium products internationally into global markets (Europe, Latin America, Asia)
  • Sourcing experience from China market is a must, experience running own book and managing own risk would be preferable
  • Experience in off take and pre-financing agreements, trade finance, credit risk management and LME hedging is ideal
  • Must be a fluent English speaker, ideal candidate will speak fluent Chinese Mandarin, any other European languages are a bonus (French, Spanish, Italian etc.)
  • Located in Europe

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.