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Physical Commodity Operator

Job Reference: RS1543

Job Title: Physical Commodity Operator

Location: Europe

Product: Metals, Oil, Softs & Agriculture

Role: Operations & Logistics, Trading

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 bank / financial service group who are looking to strengthen their market Operations Division, with the hire of a Physical Commodity Operator.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Work closely with the trading, sales and logistics teams focusing on physical commodity transactions across metal, agricultural and oil products
  • Validation of trade bookings and reviewing physical documentation (bills of landing, letters of indemnity etc.)
  • Reviewing and drafting of sales contracts as well as following up and responding to contracts from counterparties
  • Facilitate cash and physical asset settlements and reconciling of cash and physical balances
  • Role reportions into Operations Manager

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 2-7 years’ experience within commodity operations ideally with some years spent with a bank
  • Strong understanding of the metals, agricultural and or oil markets
  • Good communication skills with customer contact experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work in a collaborate environment
  • Located in the UK

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