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Traffic/Operations Manager, Switzerland

Job Reference: RS0426B

Job Title: Traffic/Operations Manager, Switzerland

Location: Europe

Product: Softs & Agriculture

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 an International Fertilizer Trading company seeking a traffic/operations manager for their office in Zug, Switzerland.

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 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
  • Act as a point of contact for suppliers and customers regarding the status of orders, invoicing, documentation, claim management etc.
  • Reports into the Managing Director

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in traffic operations covering both commodity and specialty fertilizer products (Nitrogen, Urea, AN, AS, MAP, DAP, TSP, SSP, NPK, Potash, Complex, water-soluble)
  • 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 German and English with excellent knowledge of SAP and MS Excel
  • Located in/near Zug (Switzerland) or happy to relocate to the area


For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Commodity Search works with their licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH. All candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

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 dan@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.