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Steel Trader (Southeast Asian market)

Job Reference: RS0616A

Job Title: Steel Trader (Southeast Asian market)

Location: Asia Pacific

Product: Metals

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international steel trading company seeking a steel trader focused on the Southeast Asian markets to be based in their offices in Hong Kong or in Singapore.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for physical steel trading of semi, long and flat products (slabs, billets, structural sections, reinforcing bars, wire rods, hot rolled plated, hot rolled strips, HRC, HRS, etc.) within the Southeast Asian markets
  • Perform supply and sales contract negotiations while achieving and exceeding daily steel sales targets
  • Assist in evaluating business risk through daily analysis of steel market price trends and assessing internal trade processes (supply chain)
  • Build and maintain client relationships with the aspiration to introduce new business opportunities across the South East Asian markets
  • Reports into the Steel Trading Manager for Southeast Asia

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Around 5 years’ international steel trading experience across semi, long and flat products
  • Strong knowledge of Southeast Asian markets with an understanding of freight shipping processes (Incoterms 2010, UCP 600 etc.)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Mandarin is a must
  • Ability to negotiate (supply/sales) contracts while working under pressure and meeting company deadlines
  • Located in Hong Kong / Singapore or happy to relocate

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