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Logistics Specialist, Switzerland

Job Reference: RS0298B

Job Title: Logistics Specialist, Switzerland

Location: Europe

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 distribution company seeking a logistics specialist to join their operations team in Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for ensuring the smooth transportation of metal products via various transport methods (truck, barge, container, rail, bulk)
  • Assess and implement the best options for moving products from production/manufacturing facility to customers/end users.
  • Resolve any transport/traffic problems quickly and effectively, contacting the relevant parties and responsible couriers/barge operators when necessary
  • Negotiate contracts with warehouse services, ship owners, and third part logistics companies etc.
  • Reports into Head of Supply Chain

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in logistics management (rail, truck, barge, bulk, container, etc.) and the ability to liaise with courier and logistics providers over the phone and in emergency situations
  • Previous experience working for producers/manufacturers, ideally in the automotive/metals sector
  • Problem solver who can respond quickly and effectively to any logistics issues
  • Excellent understanding of SAP, trade routes and regulations (INCOTERMS) in Europe
  • Located in the Zug/Zurich area or eligible to work in Switzerland


This is not a standard traffic/operations role, but is suited to somebody from a sales/export side logistics background.

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.