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Physical Copper Trader, Shanghai

Job Reference: RS0303B

Job Title: Physical Copper Trader, Shanghai

Location: Asia Pacific

Product: Metals

Role: 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 commodity trading company seeking a physical copper trader to join the office in Shanghai.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for trading physical copper in the APAC region (rods, tubes, strips, bars, etc.)
  • Maintain and build on relationships with existing suppliers and end users in Asia
  • Develop new business in the APAC region
  • Analyse and stay up to date with the global base metals market, with a focus on the copper markets
  • Reports into the Head of Base Metals Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience trading copper or other base metals (aluminium, zinc, nickel, tin, lead, etc.) as well as previous experience selling to and exporting from CIF markets
  • Must be fluent in Mandarin
  • Sound knowledge of the physical copper markets with a focus on the key players in the domestic China market as well as hedging and risk management
  • Transferable book of business consisting including fabricators and producers
  • Located in Shanghai or happy to relocate

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.