Senior Traffic Metals Alloys

Our client is newly incorporated industrials metals trading company in Zug.

Furthermore the company provides bespoke transport, logistics, marketing, planning, consulting and back-office services.

The office is located in Zug area and employs a small team of Specialists in Sales, Planning, Supply Chain and Finance from various nationalities, the company language is English.


For this newly established company we are looking for a

Senior Traffic / Teamlead Sales Administration


The Sales Administration Department is entrusted with the responsibilities of ensuring that the entire process of logistics is maintained and developed in accordance with the goals of the Company at an economical cost. This includes the planning, managing, controlling and coordination to ensure goods reach the right place, at the right time and at the right cost.

Leading a small team and reporting to the CCO, this position includes:


Key Responsibilities

  • Overviewing and coaching a small team in Sales Administration (Traffic)
  • Checking sales order requests, entering data in the EPR System and issuing corresponding contracts
  • Issuing and controlling shipping documents
  • Issuing proforma / final invoices
  • Support in Issuing monthly shipment plans of 3rd party mills and plan external deliveries accordingly
  • Overseeing relationships with logistics partners
  • Overseeing the logistics for delivering the goods to the customers
  • Identifying and developing new logistics routes and solutions in order to optimize sales and distribution costs
  • Maintain and update stock tables of various stock locations
  • Monitoring and analysing current trends of the logistics market and report them to sales team
  • Interact with the Product Resource Management team and with 3rd party mills for preparing sales and delivery plans
  • Overseeing receivables list and follow up on overdue invoices as per standard procedure
  • Interacting and coordinating with sales team, suppliers, customers and other internal or external counterparties
  • Providing various reports to Front Office upon request
  • Ensure Month-End tasks timely execution
  • Following up on shipping arrangements and informing customers about order status
  • Flagging and following up on various issues happened during the implementation of contracts
  • Offering ad-hoc support and providing various reports to the Chief Commercial Officer upon request

Professional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Educated to degree level in Economics/Logistic or related subject, or commercial school qualification
  • 5+ year working experience in an international trading environment and good logistic understanding
  • Working knowledge including Incoterms 2010/2020
  • Good verbal and written command of English, any other language is of great advantage
  • Strong communication skills to articulate clearly and concisely and numeral literacy are very important
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, preferably knowledge of Abacus system 
  • Accurate and efficient working style with good attention to detail
  • Strong customer focus and ability to influence and negotiate  
  • Self-confident and an ability to take the initiative and work independently
  • Strong team player and leader with good problem solving skills and ability to prioritize work load to meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills with pro-active and flexible approach
  • Strong customer service commitment and good analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Self-motivated with an ability to absorb and interpret information quickly and thrive under pressure


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