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Senior Aluminium Trader

Job Reference: RS0736

Job Title: Senior Aluminium Trader

Location: Asia

Product: Metals

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a global metals producer looking to hire an Aluminium Trader to join the team in China.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for developing the primary aluminium and scrap book for China and any overseas business contributions that can add extra value (mostly focusing on primary ingots but portfolio will be extended to cover various different aluminium alloys)
  • Identify and exploit market trends/opportunities along with excellent research analysis to enhance commercial success of overall sales
  • Establish and maintain excellent customer relationships through communication, contract negotiation, visits, handling enquiries etc.
  • Develop risk mitigation and improve entire value chain, using expertise in B2B Chinese markets
  • Reports into the Head of China

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 5+ years’ experience trading or selling primary aluminium products (ingots/billets/alloys, scrap a benefit) OR other base metals (copper, nickel, zinc, lead, tin etc.) ideally within a reputable trading organisation
  • An established network of clients and strong relationships with relevant aluminium customers/suppliers across China OR strong trading track record with ability to generate new business if transitioning into aluminium from other products
  • Strong knowledge of INCOTERMS 2020, LME/SHFE hedging and other trade/finance techniques
  • Must be fluent in Mandarin and English
  • 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.