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Head of Recycling

Job Reference: RS1078

Job Title: Head of Recycling

Location: Europe

Product: Metals

Role: Sales

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a major mining company looking to hire a Recycling Director to join the team in Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for leading the company expansion into the recycling sector (focus on aluminium), spearheading the formulation and growth of the division
  • Streamline and maximise the existing asset portfolio through optimising the growth of recycled aluminium and aluminium scrap, identifying acquisition and investment opportunities to supplement this expansion
  • Target end -users, tier 1 suppliers and OEM’s in relevant recycling sectors (packaging, automotive, consumer goods) to generate business and increase the number of commercial opportunities that can be executed
  • Develop company understanding of scrap market knowledge / value and how this links with primary / secondary aluminium, construct an extensive outlook of supply/demand, logistics, scrap pricing, technological facets etc.
  • Advise senior leaders on business opportunities, challenges and issues related to aluminium products involving recycled material and create value through carbon reduction

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in aluminium recycling / scrap sector, and / or secondary production (ideally within a sales or marketing role)
  • Extensive knowledge of aluminium recycling and scrap including the key pre and post-consumer players and processes
  • Understanding of the relevant supply and demand factors related to aluminium products, how they are impacted by recycled content and carbon reduction
  • Excellent strategic and commercial acumen, highly motivated with the ability to lead a new division
  • Located in Switzerland / happy to relocate


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

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