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Traffic Operator, Scrap Metal

Job Reference: RS1068

Job Title: Traffic Operator, Scrap Metal

Location: Europe

Product: Metals

Role: Operations & Logistics, Other

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 metal trader looking to hire a Traffic Operator to join the team in 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) for non-ferrous scrap metal (e.g. copper, nickel, zinc, lead, aluminium, tin etc.)
  • In charge of organising transport, 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 Head of Logistics

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in traffic operations/administration within the non-ferrous industry, with specific scrap metal experience
  • 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
  • Must be fluent in German and English
  • Located in Zug, Switzerland or happy to relocate


For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Legal, Risk & Compliance 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 or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.