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Head of Steel Trading, UK

Job Reference: RS0951A

Job Title: Head of Steel Trading, UK

Location: Europe

Product: Metals

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international metals trading company seeking a head of steel trading for their team in the UK.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for leading and managing the physical steel trading team covering long and flat products in the domestic UK market
  • Negotiate long-term business agreements with clients to meet the interests of the company and individual sales targets
  • In charge of creating and implementing the trading strategy for the UK market
  • Use market analysis and insight to identify new business opportunities and inform trading strategies
  • Role reports into Managing Director

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience trading flat and/or long steel products (slabs, hot rolled coil, cold rolled coil, plates, billets, hot rolled bars, cold rolled bars, rebars, merchant bars, structural sections, reinforcing bars, rails, sheet piles, wire rod, etc.)
  • Previous experience leading a team an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of the UK and wider European steel markets
  • Good understanding of shipping and supply chain processes
  • Strong understanding of hedging instruments and risk management strategies
  • Located in the UK

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