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Traffic Operator, Switzerland

Job Reference: RS0756A

Job Title: Traffic Operator, Switzerland

Location: Europe

Product: Metals, Other

Role: Operations & Logistics

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international commodities company looking for a traffic operator to join the iron ore team in Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for executing and overseeing lifecycle of iron ore orders including logistics, hedging, documentation and insurance
  • In charge of organising transport for bulk shipments of iron ore by bulk, rail and truck
  • Open and check letters of credit, amending if necessary as well as handling insurance claims
  • Liaise regularly with traffic agents, ship-owners, brokers and warehouses to ensure a smooth supply chain
  • Reports into Head of Logistics

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in traffic operations, handling export or logistics for commodities (iron ore, base metals, aluminium, steel, grain, oilseeds, oil, gas, coal, coke, cement, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of Incoterms and shipping documents such as L/C and cargo insurance
  • Good understanding of commodity markets as well as international trade and shipping routes
  • University degree in finance, business, economics, mathematics or other relevant discipline
  • Located in or eligible to work in Switzerland (citizenship or work permit)


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 or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.