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Logistics Manager, South Africa

Job Reference: RS0878A

Job Title: Logistics Manager, South Africa

Location: Africa

Product: Metals

Role: Operations & Logistics

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 metals trading house seeking a traffic manager to join their team in Johannesburg.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for the traffic operations of non-ferrous products and metal concentrates
  • Prepare and handle all relevant shipping and logistics documentation and manage invoicing as well as accounts receivable and payable
  • Negotiate with carriers and warehouses to secure favourable rates in order to manage and reduce supply chain costs
  • Work closely with the trading desks, producers and third party logistics providers
  • Reports into Head of Operations

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in traffic operations, preferably for a metals trading company (base, non-ferrous, steel, concentrates, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of shipping documentation, letters of credit, sales and purchase contracts
  • Sound understanding of Incoterms
  • Fluency in French or Portuguese would be an advantage
  • Located in South Africa

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.