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Metals Traffic Specialist

Job Reference: RS0733

Job Title: Metals Traffic Specialist

Location: Asia Pacific

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 a global metals producer looking to hire an Aluminium Operations Specialist to join the team in China.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for executing and overseeing the lifecycle of orders from receipt to closure (sales and purchase contracts, shipping documentation, letters of credit, insurance claims)
  • In charge of organising scheduling for transport (truck, rail and air), chartering vessels, containership management, and releasing material in warehouse
  • Work closely with banks for arranging, negotiating and amending letters of credit on behalf of suppliers and customers and executing contracts
  • Act as a point of contact for suppliers and customers regarding the status of orders, invoicing, documentation, claim management etc.
  • Reports into the Head of Operations

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in traffic operations covering ferrous or non-ferrous metals: steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminium, alumina, nickel, copper, zinc, cobalt, tin, concentrates/raw materials
  • Experience in warehouse operations, freight management and material planning
  • Familiar with handling shipping documentation (L/Cs), sales and purchase contracts as well as sound understanding of different trade and customs regulations
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English
  • Located in/near Beijing or happy to relocate to the area

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.